People are recreating a scene from ‘Lion King’ with dogs and cats

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Disney unveiled the first teaser trailer for its photorealistic Lion King remake on Thursday night, and it features that famous scene of Rafiki holding up Simba to the animal kingdom.

If you’re a fan of the 1994 animated film, you know the one.

Here’s what Simba looks like in the upcoming 2019 film, directed by Jon Favreau:

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Naturally, the trailer inspired people over the Thanksgiving holiday to recreate the scene with their pets. Dogs make excellent stand-ins for the future Lion King:

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Cats seem less enthused with the photo opp.

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The new Lion King film features a star-studded cast, including Donald Glover as Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, and Beyoncé as Nala. James Earl Jones is reprising his role as the voice of Mufasa.

Watch the full teaser trailer below.

Elizabeth VanMetre

Elizabeth VanMetre

Elizabeth VanMetre is a reporter based in Wyoming. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, and her work has appeared on ETOnline, the New York Daily News, Yahoo Travel, and more. She hosts a local morning show in Wyoming.