Last week’s first look at Disney’s new take on The Lion King had everybody talking, and was filled with classic scenes from the original recreated.

How many classic scenes?

YouTuber Sowick has crafted a side-by-side comparison featuring scenes from the classic version next to those from the teaser, in what he’s dubbed a “vintage” version of the new one. Which explains the cast info, OK?

The similarities really are quite stunning, and beg the question as to whether this will pretty much be a scene-by-scene remake and, if so, then why? The Lion King is one of Disney’s most loved animated features, and still stands up as well today as when it first hit back in 1994.

OK then, here’s that side-by-side:

If you want to see the new one full-size, just click here.

Revisit the original The Lion King at JB Hi-Fi.