Taking a cue from Walt Disney, director had his stars perform as their animal counterparts. Watch the exclusive video.
Disney dominates the season while "Hobbs & Shaw," "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," "Rocketman" and Keanu Reeves also score. But it was pretty grim for horror flicks, non-Disney 'toons and Warner Bros. in general.
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 PG-rated films, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept past "Avatar" to become the highest-grossing film of all time. "The Lion King" this weekend roared into 4,725 North American theaters, where it grossed a stunning $185 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
As new version is poised to pounce on the box office, insiders share their behind-the-secrets from the 1994 classic, from the Elton John misfire to the key actor who was almost fired.
Donald Glover, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner talk about collaborating with Beyoncé on "The Lion King" soundtrack.
Filmmaker explains influence of iconic studio boss on eye-popping photorealistic update of animated classic.
Twitter erupts as the Queen Bey debuts her vocals for Jon Favreau's hugely anticipated CGI remake of the Disney classic.