• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Latest News

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

    11:00 am PDT 10/16/2014
    Number of comments:

    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 underachievers READ MORE

    • 4
  2. Disney's 'The Lion King' Becomes History's Top-Grossing Entertainment Title

    8:12 am PDT 09/22/2014
    Number of comments:

    The Julie Taymor-directed production has earned $6.2 billion in worldwide box office to date READ MORE

    • 1
  3. The Epic Disney Blow-Up of 1994: Eisner, Katzenberg and Ovitz 20 Years Later

    10:00 am PDT 04/09/2014
    Number of comments:

    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

    • 1
  4. 'Wicked' Smashes $3 Million Threshold in Record-Breaking Broadway Holiday Week

    4:02 pm PST 12/30/2013
    Number of comments:

    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

    • 0
  5. 'Lion King' Is Broadway's First $1 Billion Show

    6:00 am PDT 10/16/2013
    Number of comments:

    Disney's musical relies on consistency, not sky-high prices, to hit a historic milestone. READ MORE

    • 6
  6. 3D Movie Rereleases: The Hits and Misses

    4:07 pm PDT 04/04/2013
    Number of comments:

    "Jurassic Park" opens in 3D on Friday. READ MORE

    • 0
  7. 'The Lion King' Crowned Broadway's Top Earner of All Time

    2:38 pm PDT 04/09/2012
    Number of comments:

    The musical, which has been on Broadway since 1997, has officially surpassed "The Phantom of the Opera" for the top spot. READ MORE

    • 1
  8. 'Hugo' Tops International 3D Society Awards With Three Trophies

    8:16 am PST 02/02/2012
    Number of comments:

    "Tintin," "Puss In Boots," "Pina" are among the winners; Scorsese Receives Harold Lloyd Award. READ MORE

    • 0
  9. 'Spider-Man' Scales New Broadway Record in Strong Holiday Week Box Office

    2:33 pm PST 01/03/2012
    Number of comments:

    The superhero musical grossed more than $2.9 million in a busy holiday session, placing it ahead of perennial top-earners "Wicked" and "The Lion King." READ MORE

    • 0
  10. 'The Dark Knight Rises' Spawns 'Lion King' Spoof (Video)

    2:06 pm PST 01/03/2012
    Number of comments:

    Two hero tales are combined in a nearly perfect sync. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  11. RealD Shares Hammered Again Despite Posting Strong Quarterly Profit

    3:32 pm PDT 11/02/2011
    Number of comments:

    The company misses slightly on the top line and discloses that a deal for 3D televisions has fallen through. READ MORE

    • 0
  12. Disney's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Knocks Off 'Green Lantern,' 'The Lion King' on DVD, Blu-Ray Charts

    3:41 pm PDT 10/26/2011
    Number of comments:

    "Bad Teacher" debuts as the No. 1 rental for the week, while "Bridesmaids" surges to the second spot. READ MORE

    • 0
  13. Disney's 'Lion King' and Other 3D Rereleases Won't Enrich Jeffrey Katzenberg

    1:23 pm PDT 10/13/2011
    Number of comments:

    THE REPORT: Disney has unearthed a new revenue stream, but not everyone will be tapping it. READ MORE

    • 0
  14. 'Fast Five' Tops Overall DVD Sales, 'Lion King' No. 1 for Blu-ray

    4:53 pm PDT 10/12/2011
    Number of comments:

    "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" placed third on the sales lists; "Scream 4" debuts at No. 2 for DVD rentals. READ MORE

    • 0
  15. 'Lion King' Shoots to List of Top 10 Grossing Films of All-Time Domestically

    11:04 am PDT 10/02/2011
    Number of comments:

    The 3D re-release of the classic animated film itself has grossed $98.7 million worldwide, including a massive $79.7 million in North America. READ MORE

    • 0
  16. Box Office Report: 'Dolphin Tale' Swims to No. 1 in its Second Weekend with $14.2 Mil

    9:12 am PDT 10/02/2011
    Number of comments:

    "Moneyball" and "Lion King" follow, while faith-based pic "Courageous" is the only one of the four new films to overperform. READ MORE

    • 0
  17. Box Office Report: 'Lion King,' 'Dolphin Tale' and 'Moneyball' Lock-Out New Films

    3:24 pm PDT 09/30/2011
    Number of comments:

    Early returns show faith-based "Courageous" doing the best of the new four films, besting "50/50," "Dream House" and "What's Your Number?" READ MORE

    • 0
  18. Box Office Preview: 'Lion King,' 'Moneyball,' 'Dolphin Tale' in Close Race

    6:17 pm PDT 09/29/2011
    Number of comments:

    New entries "50/50," "What's Your Number," "Dream House" and "Courageous" may get dwarfed. READ MORE

    • 0
  19. Box Office Shocker: 'Lion King' Set to Become No. 3 Animated Pic of All Time Thanks to Re-release

    1:56 pm PDT 09/25/2011
    Number of comments:

    The updated 3D version of the film is playing well to both couples and families. READ MORE

    • 0
  20. Box Office Report: 'Lion King' Roars with $22.1 Mil in Surprise Upset Over Brad Pitt's 'Moneyball' and 'Dolphin Tale'

    9:00 am PDT 09/25/2011
    Number of comments:

    "Moneyball" and "Dolphin Tale" open north of $20 mil; Taylor Lautner thriller "Abduction" takes in $11.2 mil, followed by Jason Statham action pic "Killer Elite" with $9.5 mil. READ MORE

    • 0