Disney‘s latest live-action adaptation, The Lion King, is landing in theaters nationwide on July 19 and the first critic reactions have started pouring in. And, we’re pleased to confirm, they’re all amazing.
Over the last day, Twitter has begun to overflow with enthusiasm for the upcoming movie. Critics are applauding the outstanding CGI effects, stating that the film is visually stunning and potentially the best live-action adaptation to date.
The casting is also said to be fantastic, with Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen, who star as Timon and Pumbaa, hailed as stealing every scene they appear in.
Revisit the trailer above and keep scrolling to find our early critic review round-up.
Best live action so far
You’ve never seen anything like it
Visual effects are off the charts
Its super nostalgic
A great adaptation
The casting is amazing
Families will love it
The Lion King lands in theaters July 19.