Beyonce, Donald Glover Cover 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight': Hear A Teaser

By Hayden Brooks

June 20, 2019

We're less than a month out from Disney's upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King and, thankfully, the newest promo for the film features a brief snippet of film stars Beyoncé and Donald Glover's cover of Elton John's Academy Award-winning song, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"

On Thursday (June 20), Disney released the new 30-second promo trailer and it focuses on Simba's journey to the Circle of Life as the rightful King. Similar to the critically-acclaimed original, the pair use the John's track as a blueprint, harmonizing with one another during the hook. Billy Eicher also appears in the upcoming film, where he voices Timon, and admitted during his March appearance on Crooked Media's "Keep It" podcast that he cried after listening to the duo's cover.

"She's definitely in the movie because I’ve seen a rough cut. And I’ve heard her sing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?' with Donald Glover and I’m telling you, it’s f**king good," Eichner explained. "And that was never my favorite song to be totally honest, I liked it when Elton John sang it. I love Elton John. I don't want to give too much away about that, they do not want us talking about it. I will just say that honestly, it made me cry and I was not expecting that."

The Lion King is set for release on July 19.

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