“The Lion King” Is Expected To Make $150M In The First Weekend Alone


LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: (L-R) Seth Rogen, Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Billy Eichner attend the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

This weekend is the weekend we’ve all been waiting for.

Disney’s live action film The Lion King is in theaters this weekend and is set to bring in ALOT of that cash money honey. $150 million to be exact. The Hollywood Reporter estimates that the film, directed by Jon Favreau and featuring the voices of big names like Beyonce, Donald Glover and Seth Rogan, could earn upwards of $150 million for its North American debut.

For it’s Chinese debut tast weekend, the film made $54 million, and globally the film is expected to make between $400-450 million. GOD DAMN GOD DAMN GOD DAMN *Beyonce voice*. If you haven’t already seen the video for Yonce’s new track “Spirit” just watch it over and over until Friday to get yourself hype. Watch below:

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