Jeff Nathanson has been tapped to write Disney’s live-action “Lion King”, the latest animated classic being reworked. Jon Favreau is already attached to direct. The animated Lion King was originally…
More than once this summer, Broadway musical "The Lion King" has done something impressive: It's beaten "Wicked" at the box office even when "Lion King" plays a traditional eight-perf week and…
For Broadway's really big hits, the mega-bucks don't come from a show's outpost on the Main Stem – they come from all the title's incarnations around the world. Proving the point: The juggernaut…
Broadway box office slipped last week compared to the prior sesh's President's Day sales surge. But with two new titles joining the lineup and the potential for one tuner to become a new regular…
"The Lion King" is roaring, and all of Broadway can hear it.
"The Lion King" was the king of the jungle last week -- or at least of the Broadway box office -- as the show maintained its hold on the No. 1 slot just before the production claims the title of…
Four of the nine shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 2 (June 4-10). Total box office increased 2.11% over the frame. During its fourth week in Miami, "The Lion King" took the top spot with…
Will a 3D toon re-release or an epidemic-themed holdover win the weekend?
Three full years after opening on Broadway, "The Lion King" finally receives its second U.S. production at the grandly restored Pantages in Los Angeles, a city that has for several years proven a…
The beast that is "The Lion King" has come to London, and a beautiful thing it is, too. Arriving nearly two years after I caught the show late in previews in New York, the show's second…
Disney likely will set a new record for sales of a direct-to-video title when "The Lion King II: Simba's Pride" roars into retail outlets Oct. 27. And don't be surprised if some buyers aren't parents…
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