‘The Lion King’ is on track to beat Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ remake at the box office and snag a record
- “The Lion King” earned $23 million in Thursday previews at the domestic box office.
- That’s more than “Beauty and the Beast” made in previews, and the movie went on to make $174 million in its opening.
- “The Lion King” is eyeing close to a $200 million domestic debut this weekend.
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“The Lion King” is projected to open with huge numbers at the domestic box office this weekend.
The movie, a remake of Disney’s 1994 animated classic, earned $23 million in the US in Thursday previews. That’s more than the $16.3 million the “Beauty and the