WATCH: Disney releases Lion King teaser trailer
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WATCH: Disney releases Lion King teaser trailer

Disney has released its first official teaser trailer for the live-action remake of The Lion King.

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Screengrab - Twitter @Disney
The film is due out in July next year.

The 93-second clip was shared on the company's Twitter page about eight hours ago and has already been viewed more than 15-million times.

On YouTube, the clip has been watched more than 4-million times.

The teaser includes the voice of James Earl Jones, speaking as 'Mufasa', explaining how a young Simba will one day become king.

Beyonce voices 'Nala', Simba's childhood best friend.

South African actor, playwright and director, John Kani voices 'Rafiki.'

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