A scene from upcoming movie 'The Lion King'
A scene from upcoming movie 'The Lion King'

'The Lion King' teaser trailer garners record-breaking views

ANI | Updated: Nov 25, 2018 19:21 IST

Washington DC, [USA] Nov 25 (ANI): The recently-launched teaser trailer of 'The Lion King' has garnered record-breaking views across several online platforms.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the teaser trailer garnered 224.6 million views and broke the previous record of most views in a day for Disney Studios.
Right now, the teaser has a whopping 34,356,043 views on YouTube alone, and only trails 'Avengers: Infinity War' produced by Marvel Studios, which had garnered 238 million views.
The trailer comes at a time when Disney Studios is gearing up to launch live-action interpretations of classics like 'Aladdin' and 'Mulan'.
The production house took to its official Twitter handle on Saturday to thank everyone for this new record.
"To the entire pride: Thank you for helping the teaser trailer for #TheLionKing become the most-viewed Disney trailer debut ever as it reached a record-breaking 224.6 million global views in 24 hours!" they tweeted.

Unveiled on November 22, the teaser recreated the famous scene from the original animated movie, where Simba, the lion cub, is christened as the next heir to Mufasa, the lion's kingdom of Pride Rock. The film uses a similar technology which was used to produce 'The Jungle Book'.
'The Lion King' will hit theaters on July 19, 2019. (ANI)