The Lion King 2019: Cast, trailers, release date & more

23 November 2018, 11:07 | Updated: 10 April 2019, 14:29

Get the first look at the official full length trailer for the live-action remake of the classic 1994 Disney animated film, starring Beyonce and more.

The official full length trailer for The Lion King has been released.

The live-action movie, which is produced by Disney and directed by Iron Man film and The Jungle Book helmsman Jon Favreau, features the likes of Donald Glover as Simba Beyoncé as Nala, and will see James Earl Jones reprise his role as Mufasa.

Watch it's official trailer above, courtesy of Disney, which shows off more of the film and includes a first look at Timon and Pumbaa.

The Lion King live action remake is set for release on 19 July 2019.

It follows the first teaser trailer, which Disney shared with us last year.

See it below:

This hyper-realistic version appears to stay close to its 1994 original, with the trailer featuring the moment Simba is held up and presented to the animal kingdom.

The film - which is set to be released this summer - also features the voices of Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and John Oliver.

A screen shot from the trailer of The Lion King 2019 remake
A screen shot from the trailer of The Lion King 2019 remake. Picture: YouTube/ Disney