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WATCH: Disney release first trailer for the live-action Lion King remake

Beyoncé and Donald Glover have lent their voices to the film

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The first trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King has been released.

The film boasts a seriously a-list cast, as Donald Glover will play Simba in the film, with Beyoncé voicing the role of Nala.

The Lion King remake is directed by Jon Favreau, and also stars James Earl Jones as Mufasa (who voiced the same character in the 1994 classic), Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, John Oliver as Zazu, Seth Rogen as Pumba, and Billy Eichner as Timone.

The film is set for release on July 19, 2019.