The Lion King

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson, left, and Jason Statham in a scene from "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw."
Daniel Smith/Universal Pictures via AP
August 04, 2019 - 4:53 pm
By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — The first spinoff of the 18-year-old "Fast & Furious" franchise, "Hobbs & Shaw," sped away with $180.8 million in its worldwide debut, including $60.8 million domestically — a strong opening that dethroned "The Lion King" after a two-week reign at No. 1 but...
Read More
Michael Cerio
July 22, 2019 - 4:18 pm
From the big screen of theaters to the small screen of social media, the weekend belonged to Beyoncé . On Friday, The Lion King opened in the US and roared into the record books. The film had the biggest opening for July, the biggest opening for a PG film, the biggest live-action update that Disney...
Read More
The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of “The Lion King” this weekend.
Disney via AP, File
July 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and a PG-rated film, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept...
Read More
Beyonce
Garreth Cattermole/Getty Images
July 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) -- Twenty-five years after the release of the original classic, The Lion King, is getting a live-action remake from Disney. To accompany the release of the 3D animated version of the movie, Grammy award-winning artist, Beyoncé, has released a 14 track album titled 'The...
Read More
Johnny Lopez
July 17, 2019 - 9:43 am
It’s hard out here for a Duchess! Meghan Markle kept it real while attending the premiere of The Lion King in London earlier this week. While chatting with Pharrell Williams on the film’s red carpet, the Duchess of Sussex was overheard discussing how life in the royal spotlight isn’t always a walk...
Read More
Michael Cerio
July 17, 2019 - 9:00 am
Beyoncé is the gift that keeps on giving. In addition to her role as Nala in the live-action edition of The Lion King , the singer and actress also leads the way for a special companion album. The Lion King: The Gift is due out on Friday, the same day the film hits theaters. Tuesday night, Disney’s...
Read More
The Lion King
Walt Disney Studios
Eric Walter
April 10, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Walt Disney Studios has dropped the first full-length trailer for the live-action/CGI remake of "The Lion King," due out in theaters on July 19. Video of The Lion King Official Trailer Twitter lept to action with hot takes. Reactions were generally favorable, ranging...
Read More
"Hakuna Matata" was a well known song in Disney's 1994 hit movie "The Lion King." A remake of the "The Lion King" is due for release next year.
Courtesy of Disney via CNN
December 20, 2018 - 10:24 pm
By Aanu Adeoye and Adeng Korium (CNN) -- An online petition is calling on Disney to relinquish its trademark of the Swahili phrase "Hakuna Matata." The phrase, which roughly translates to "no problems" or "no worries" and is a common expression in parts of eastern and southern Africa, is perhaps...
Read More
Disney releases first look at 'The Lion King'
CNN
November 23, 2018 - 8:34 am
(CBS News) — "The Lion King" live-action remake of the classic animated film has roared to life with its first trailer. Disney debuted the 90 second teaser on Thanksgiving Day. The clip opens up with iconic images made famous in the 1994 flick. James Earl Jones, who will reprise his role as Mufasa'...
Read More