THE LION KING New Spots Feature Scar’s Villainy and Timon and Pumbaa’s Appetite


Disney has released new promo spots for Jon Favreau’s The Lion King. Both promos offer us some excellent new footage for you to check out! The first video puts the center on Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his evil plan to take over the nation. It even gives him and Simba (Donald Glover) facing off with each other!

The second spot is a more cheerful promo that features Timon and Pumbaa (Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen) showing Simba how to eat just like them. You will recall the scene from the original animated movie.

Check out the synopsis for the film:

From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The all-star voice cast for the film also includes Beyonce Knowles as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and John Oliver was Zazu.

The Lion King will hit theaters on July 19th.

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