Tickets for ‘The Lion King’ Go On Sale Monday Morning

Beyonce. | Getty Images  Kevin Mazur  WireImage

Beyonce. | Getty Images Kevin Mazur WireImage

Check out the Lion King poster for Simba below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery! But that changes today.

The new teaser also includes Mufasa making his memorable speech to Simba talking about the "great Kings of the past", instructing the young lion to "look at the stars".

The film stars Donald Glover as Simba and Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, with the classic songs from Elton John and Tim Rice, plus music by Hans Zimmer.

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Part of me was anxious how these realistic animals would look while talking, which seems like it could nearly be a Dr. Dolittle situation. Animated characters with exaggerated features make that easy, but that could prove hard with animals that look so much like the real thing.

Director Jon Favreau knew what he was doing. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. Also featuring James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon, Disney's "The Lion King" opens in US theaters on July 19, 2019. Scar, Mufasa's brother-and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own. When Simba goes into exile, he relies on two newfound friends-Seth Rogen (Sausage Party, Neighbors) lends his comedic chops to naïve warthog Pumbaa, and Billy Eichner (Billy on the Street, American Horror Story) joins the cast as know-it-all meerkat, Timon.

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