The Lion King is huge!
The 2019 Disney remake of the animated classic raised $ 185 million in 4,756 theaters in North America in the first three days after release, Variety reported Sunday (July 21).
This is the second best opening of 2019, just behind Avengers: Endgame for $ 357 million. It is also the largest opening ever for a Disney remake!
The film was also a great success abroad, with $ 269 million worldwide. Together with the opening figures of China, the film has raised an impressive $ 531 million worldwide.
Listen if you haven’t listened to the newly released Lion King soundtrack and the new album The Gift by Beyonce, inspired by the film!