Put the king next to the queen and reign would be immeasurable.
It is not even the close of the weekend here on the east coast yet according to The Hollywood Reporter reports have claimed The Lion King opening box office weekend to have
“Opened to a record-breaking $185 million at the North American box office over the weekend for an early global total of $531 million.”
Congratulations to The Lion King team to becoming Disney’s biggest opening weekend film; the ninth largest opening of any film; and the biggest domestic launch for PG film. Ever.
The movie’s star-studded voice cast features Donald Glover as Simba and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, with Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Kani and John Oliver playing other classic characters from the 1994 original. James Earl Jones reprises his original role as Mufasa.