‘The Lion King’ made headlines the world over this week when the first trailer for Disney‘s live-action remake was unleashed.
Hatched as Thanksgiving surprise, the stunning short was the inaugural glimpse at the flick, which arrives on July 19th 2019.
The Jon Favreau production is receiving ample interest from music lovers, thanks to the prominent roles of Donald Glover (Simba) and Beyonce (Nala).
And so intense has the excitement been, it’s seen the ‘The Lion King’ trailer shatter a record for Disney.
Via Twitter, the media giant revealed that the sneak peek amassed a colossal 224.6 million views worldwide — within a day!
The trailer gave us chills! We’re growing more and more confident that the film and its music will deliver on a major scale.
Roll on 2019!