‘The Lion King’ remake is being trashed by critics, but all signs indicate it will be a smash hit for Disney at the box office

Disney’s “The Lion King” remake has a poor 59% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes, but it will likely still be a box-office hit when it opens in the US next weekend. Fandango announced last month that the movie was outpacing “Aladdin” and “Beauty and the Beast” in presales, and was projected to be the second-biggest preseller of the year so far, behind “Avengers: Endgame.” The movie already earned $13 million over its opening day

Continue reading...