‘The Lion King’ remake is projected to far outpace the original at the box office in its opening weekend, but will face a tougher battle after
- Disney’s “The Lion King” remake is projected to earn between $150 million and $175 million domestically this weekend.
- The 1994 animated original opened with $88 million, after being adjusted for inflation.
- But the original ultimately earned over $800 million (after inflation) throughout its entire theatrical run in the US, which will be hard to beat.
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Disney’s “The Lion King” remake will rule the box office this weekend and likely far outstrip the original, even after inflation.
The movie is expected to be another win for Disney, which has dominated this year. Disney has made 35% of