And 2019 looks set to be the year of the live-action remake from the studio, with Dumbo and Aladdin coming out on March 29 and May 24 respectively.
A poster of the film was also released on Sunday.
Netizens who are fans of "The Lion King" and dogs (of course) got emotional and expressed their urge to hug the puppy.
Most of the footage included in the newly released clip, which readers can watch in full in the video above, was also featured in the initial teaser trailer for The Lion King that Disney released in the midst of another major television event - the Thanksgiving 2018 football game between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys.
There is a debate as to whether the Lion King remake is truly "live-action" since the animals are created using computer-generated imagery.
Ever since Disney started adapting its animated classics as live-action films, people have been wondering how it could be done with something like The Lion King.
Director Jon Favreau's all-new "The Lion King" journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the remake of The Lion King as we learn it. Scar, Mufasa's brother-and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own.
The synopsis promises "the battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile".
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Coming out on July 19, 2019, The Lion King has an all-star cast featuring Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and Seth Rogen as Pumbaa.