WATCH: First teaser trailer for 'The Lion King' remake

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 23 2018 12:09 PM

MANILA – Disney has dropped the first teaser trailer for its remake of the 1994 classic “The Lion King.”

James Earl Jones reprises his role as Mufasa in the new film and provides narration for the teaser, which was released online on Friday.

Fans also got a glimpse of Rafiki and young Simba at Pride Rock, similar to the opening scene in the original movie.

Here’s a look:

 

“The Lion King” is expected to hit theaters in 2019.

Other stars who have lent their voices to the project include Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Keegan Michael-Key, and Beyonce Knowles-Carter.