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D23 News: Disney Announces Live-Action Movie Slate at the D23 Expo

At last weekend's D23 Expo the upcoming film slates for Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm were presented. Some of the films highlighted in the presentation included Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Wrinkle in Time, Avengers: Infinity War, and more!

Artist Lineup Announced for Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts starts January 13 and includes visual, culinary, and performing arts. Guests will have a chance to enjoy a showcase of music and Broadway talent during the festival thanks to a collaboration with Disney Theatrical Productions.

‘Festival of the Lion King’ Returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in June

After hibernating for the last few months, the 'Festival of the Lion King' is set to return to Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer.

The show went on hiatus in January of this year as construction for the park's Avatar-inspired land started.

The 'Festival of the Lion King' is scheduled to return to Disney's Animal Kingdom in June, but no official date has been announced.

The live show features songs from the hit movie in addition to dancers, acrobats, floats, and a fire twirler.

'Lion King' On Broadway Turns 14

Disney's smash Broadway hit "The Lion King" celebrated fourteen years on the stage yesterday at the Minskoff Theate.

Those fourteen years on Broadway have created some pretty nice stats for the show, which began November 13, 1997. First off, the show currently ranks seventh in terms of long-running Broadway musicals. It also is one of only six other shows to pass the ten year mark on Broadway and in the West End. In financial terms, "The Lion King" has grossed some 4.7 billion dollars.

'Lion King' Tops Box Weekend Box Office

It was a huge hit when it was released some seventeen years ago, and now it's 3-D version has taken the theaters by storm. "The Lion King" reigned supreme at the box office this past weekend, taking in an estimated $29.3 million.

This amount almost doubles the $15 million Disney had estimated the film to gross and may be attributed partly to the vast majority of "Lion King" audiences opting to check out the 3-D version of the classic film. It's said that 92 percent of the film's viewers elected to buy the pricier 3-D ticket this weekend.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates 25 Years Of ‘The Lion King’ In 2019

Simba, Timon, Rafiki and a friends across the grasslands first sang their way into our hearts in Walt Disney Pictures' "The Lion King" in 1994. 25 years later, Disney's Animal Kingdom will celebrate the animated classic's milestone anniversary with a party fit for a king.