Walt Disney Co’s popular theme parks and a remake of “The Lion King” pushed earnings past Wall Street targets on Thursday, and the company spent less than it had projected on its big plunge into streaming entertainment.
Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney’s “The Lion King” dominated box office charts.
South African composer Lebo M says he feels a sense of pride in the songs in Disney’s remake of ‘The Lion King’, saying they were created with energy and some with a touch of South African colour.
In the early 1990s, Disney began scouring its back catalog for animated classics that it could turn into live-action remakes — a strategy that has so far netted more than $7 billion.
With stunning scenery of Africa and some talking wildlife, Disney dropped its first full length trailer for its realistic-looking remake of “The Lion King,” offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated film.