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  1. 'Lion King' Sequel Series Taps Rob Lowe and Gabrielle Union for Voice Cast

    6:00 am 8/12/2015

    James Earl Jones will reprise his role from the hit 1994 film as the voice of Mufasa. Read more

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  2. Florida Hotel Wakes Guests by Blaring 'Lion King' Tune "Circle of Life" (Video)

    3:43 pm 3/29/2015

    Simba would be proud.Read more

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  3. Anne Hathaway to Star Off-Broadway in 'Grounded'

    3:18 pm 1/21/2015

    The Oscar-winning actress will perform on the Public Theater stage in George Brant's solo play, directed by Julie Taymor.Read more

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  4. Broadway Celebrates a Record New Year

    1:26 pm 1/5/2015

    Defying holiday tradition, box office for the week ending Jan. 4 outstripped that of Christmas, notching all-time-high grosses of just under $42.8 million and boosting the calendar year by 13 percentRead more

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  5. Broadway Grosses Hit New High Over Holiday Week

    4:18 pm 12/29/2014

    'Wicked' chalked up the best Christmas-week box office, but 'The Lion King' is once again the year's top-selling showRead more

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  6. Hollywood's Favorite Films: 7 Musicals to Get Your Toes Tapping

    12:00 pm 12/22/2014

    Get in the mood for this holiday season with 'The Sound of Music' and a plate of cookies and milk Read more

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  7. Disney's Top Theater Exec on 'Frozen' Musical Plans: "I'm Talking to Directors"

    11:00 am 10/16/2014

    Thomas Schumacher, president and producer at Disney Theatrical Group, opens up about the huge expectations involved in adapting the hit film, the massive success of 'Lion King,' and what went wrong with 'Little Mermaid,' 'Tarzan' and other movie-to-Broadway underachieversRead more

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  8. Disney's 'The Lion King' Becomes History's Top-Grossing Entertainment Title

    8:03 am 9/22/2014

    The Julie Taymor-directed production has earned $6.2 billion in worldwide box office to dateRead more

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  9. The Epic Disney Blow-Up of 1994: Eisner, Katzenberg and Ovitz 20 Years Later

    8:40 am 4/8/2014

    Twenty years ago, Frank Wells, Disney's No. 2, died in a helicopter crash, and war broke out in the industry. It was Eisner vs. Katzenberg, the dominoes started to fall, and Kim Masters was in the middle of it.Read more

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  10. 'Wicked' Smashes $3 Million Threshold in Record-Breaking Broadway Holiday Week

    2:29 pm 12/30/2013

    The long-running hit was one of a handful of shows, including "The Lion King," "Kinky Boots" and "The Book of Mormon," to set new house records during a stellar Christmas week.Read more

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