By Toni Itabiyi
Twenty-four years after the animation was first released, Disney is releasing the live-action version of its classic, The Lion King and it features Nigerian born Chiwetel Ejiofor alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment.
Billed for release in 2019, the trailer shows the world famous animation in live action, featuring Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce as Nala and Chiwetel Ejiofor as the villain, Scar. However, Simba’s father Mufasa is voiced by Hollywood legend, James Earl Jones, who played the role in the original 1994 version.
Watch the trailer- which has racked up more than ten million views in only two hours- above.