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  • The Lion King remake could be another major hit for Disney. 1 / 9

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  • Box Office Pro projects the movie will make $180 - $230 million opening weekend. 2 / 9

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  • The movie will earn approximately $650 million domestically by the end of its run. 3 / 9

  • If these estimates hold true, Lion King will top Beauty and the Beast to become... 4 / 9

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  • ... the highest-grossing live-action Disney remake both over its opening weekend and domestically. 5 / 9

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  • One reason is it's in the capable hands of Jon Favreau. 6 / 9

  • Favreau directed the successful Jungle Book reimagining in 2016. 7 / 9

  • Goodwill towards the classic will also aid Lion King at the box office. 8 / 9

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