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The Lion King film releases teaser trailer ahead of 2019 release

Disney's Live Action film is due for release in 2019

Simba in The Lion King movie

A new teaser trailer of Disney's upcoming live action film of The Lion King has been released.

The trailer, which lasts one minute thirty two seconds, features a tiny Simba, Pride Rock and the voice of James Earl Jones, who will play Mufasa in the film, the part he played in the 1994 original animated version.

The film also stars Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key, Billy Eichner and is directed and produced by Jon Favreau.

The film will be released on 19 July 2019.