If these new cast photos don’t get you hyped for ‘The Lion King,’ we’re not sure what will

Posted at 11:35 AM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 18:07:30-04

The mood at Pride Rock has been set, and it’s nothing less than fierce.

Disney released new photos of “The Lion King” cast in front of a simple black background as they stare down their computer-animated characters.

It’s Beyoncé versus Nala. Donald Glover versus Simba. Seth Rogan, Billy Eichner and John Oliver versus Pumbaa, Timon and Zazu.

Basically, everyone brought their A-game for this photo shoot. And fans are swooning over these looks, especially Beyoncé’s die-hard fan base, most commonly known as the Bey Hive.

The original “Lion King” was animated and released in 1994.

Directed by Jon Favreau, the new live-action movie also stars James Earl Jones, Keegan Michael-Key, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Eric André, Alfred Woodard and John Kani.

“The Lion King” hits theaters July 19.