“The Lion King” trailer set a new Disney record

It is the most watched Disney trailer in a day.

November 25, 2018

Disney's trailer for the forthcoming "live action" feature of "The Lion King" set a new record.

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The trailer, which premiered on Thanksgiving day, garnered 224.6 million views in its first 24 hours, according to Variety. This makes it Disney's most watched trailer in a day.

The trailer notably replicates scenes from the original 1994 film.

Beyonce and Donald Glover will star in the film alongside James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen and others,

The film is scheduled to open in theaters July 19, 2019.

“The Lion King” trailer set a new Disney record