It was a happy Thanksgiving indeed! On Nov. 22, Disney released a short teaser clip of the upcoming CGI and live-action version of The Lion King.
Within 24 hours, the trailer had 224.6 million global views, becoming the second most-viewed trailer from the film studio within that time period. Disney thanked its pride to share the happy news with a post on Instagram, featuring baby Simba high above Pride Rock.
The highly anticipated remake hits theaters on July 19, 2019, directed by The Jungle Book’s Jon Favreau. The film stars James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, Billy Eichner, and Queen Bey as the iconic animated characters.