The Lion King

James Earl Jones as Mufasa and JD McCrary as Simba in Disney's 'The Lion King' (Photo credit: Walt Disney Studios)

Hollywood's Summer Ends 2% Down Despite Disney Dominance

Hollywood's summer season came to a close Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, with a whimper, as Butler's action thriller topped the box office for the second weekend and ticket sales on the season finished 2% behind last year.
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This image released by Lionsgate shows Gerard Butler, left and Morgan Freeman in "Angel Has Fallen," directed by Ric Roman Waugh. (Jack English/Lionsgate via AP)

'Angel Has Fallen' Tops Box Office With $21.3 Million Debut

"Angel Has Fallen" easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer.
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jacob Tremblay, from left, as Max, Keith L. Williams as Lucas and Brady Noon as Thor in the film, "Good Boys," written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky and directed by Stupnitsky. (Ed Araquel/Universal P

Ending a Drought For R-Rated Comedies, 'Good Boys' Is No. #1

The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.
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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)

'Hobbs & Shaw' Is No. 1 But Trails Pace of 'Fast & Furious'

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 couldn't match the box-office...
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Jay-Z and His Daughter Blue Ivy Carter Make Chart History Together

The Lion King continues to roar in theaters, and it continues to reward the entire Carter family. Beyoncé voices Nala in the live-action edition of the film that was once again number one at the box office this weekend, and she is also the producer of a companion album called, The Lion King: The...
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James Earl Jones as Mufasa and JD McCrary as Simba in Disney's 'The Lion King' (Photo credit: Walt Disney Studios)

'Lion King' Reigns Above Box Office For Second Week

Disney's photorealistic remake of the Hamlet-themed tale of Mufasa, Simba and Nala, featuring the voices of Donald Glover and Beyoncé, brought in $75 million in North America.
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John Oliver Confirms Beyoncé Was Photoshopped Into 'The Lion King' Cast Photo

The Lion King is already breaking box office records with one of the biggest film debuts in history . With nostalgia, incredibly realistic animation, and a star-studded cast, the Disney remake is unsurprisingly dominating. Also unsurprisingly, Beyoncé is continuing to shine in the spotlight. Even...
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Beyoncé Inspires the ‘Brown Skin Girl Challenge', Breaks Box Office Records With 'The Lion King'

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...
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This file image released by Disney shows, from left, young Simba, voiced by JD McCrary, Timon, voiced by Billy Eichner, and Pumbaa, voiced by Seth Rogen, in a scene from "The Lion King." (Photo credit: Disney via AP, File)

'The Lion King' Rules and 'Endgame' Scores All-Time Record

The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of “The Lion King” this weekend.
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Beyoncé, JAY-Z, and Childish Gambino Go Big on 'MOOD 4 EVA' From 'The Lion King: The Gift'

"This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa” Beyoncé explained to ABC News earlier this week about The Lion King: The Gift . “I wanted it to be authentic to what is beautiful about the music in Africa." Today The Gift arrives, featuring 14 new songs executive produced by Bey and featuring the star’...
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