Set to be one of the biggest movies released next summer, Disney today gave us an impressive first look at THE LION KING from director Jon Favreau. Based on the classic 1994 animation the teaser trailer gives us 90 seconds of footage, depicting the iconic moment that Rafiki (John Kani) introduces the future king, Simba (Donald Glover), to the animals of the African savanna. James Earl Jones also returns to reprise his role as Mufasa from the original animated film.

 

 

Meanwhile, over on Twitter, excited fans have already compared scenes from the trailer to the original LION KING animation, check out their Tweet below.