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  • One of Disney's most anticipated 2019 movies is their remake of The Lion King. 1 / 8

  • The full-length trailer for The Lion King remake released earlier this week. 2 / 8

  • Unfortunately, the remake so far looks content to simply retell and restage the original. 3 / 8

    The Lion King Vertical
  • The best remakes bring something new to the table, and set themselves apart. 4 / 8

    Scar in The Lion King 1994 Vertical
  • The Lion King remake will never do the original better than the original. 5 / 8

    Scar and Simba in The Lion King Vertical
  • To truly become iconic in its own right, The Lion King 2019 needs to get creative. 6 / 8

  • Otherwise the remake risks becoming the secondary version permanently. 7 / 8

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