Disney’s dwell motion adaptation The Lion King is already placing numbers on the board. With anticipation already constructing for the remake the childhood basic, the teaser trailer, the primary for the movie, accrued a file 224.6 million views globally inside its first 24 hours, turning into essentially the most watch trailer for Disney in a day.
Across all of the studios, it solely falls because the second most-watched in a 24-hour span after Avengers: Infinity Wars earned 238 million views in its first day. The trailer arrived on Thanksgiving and options the enduring opening scene the movie by which Simba is introduced to the animal kingdom by Rafiki as James Earl Jones reprises his position as Mufasa in a voiceover: “Everything the sunshine touches is our kingdom.”
The the rest the forged is about to a star-studded forged by which you’ll discover Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé as Nala, Chiwetel Ejior as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Simba’s mom Sarabi, John Oliver as Zazu, John Kani as Rafiki, Florence Kasumba as Shenzi, Eric André as Azizi, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and Pumbaa. JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph will play younger Simba and younger Nala, respectively.
The Lion King arrives as one the various Disney movies that shall be receiving a live-action/CGI model within the coming years, with Dumbo, Aladdin, Lady and The Tramp and Mulan all scheduled for a facelift.