‘The Lion King’ Early Box Office Tracking Predicts a Massive Opening Weekend

/Film | 5/26/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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We’re still eight weeks out from the release of Disney’s “live-action” remake of The Lion King, but audiences are already very excited to see what the visual effects extravaganza has to offer. The early box office tracking for The Lion King is predicting a huge opening weekend for the remake, one that would probably give it one of the biggest opening weekends of the summer, and likely the entire year.

The Lion King box office tracking at this point has pegged an opening weekend somewhere between $180 million on the lower end up to $230 million for a more generous prediction. That’s not all that surprising, especially since Fandango recently polled users and the movie was picked as the most anticipated summer family movie, and that’s ahead of Toy Story 4 and The Secret Life of Pets 2. Plus, considering the late July 19, 2019 release date, it will have little to no competition in the family film arena for the rest of the summer.

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If these projections hold true, The Lion King would break the opening weekend record for July, which currently belongs to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Even if you adjusted for inflation of ticket prices, The Dark Knight would have a $201 million...
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