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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 in China on Friday.
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Disney’s upcoming remake of “The Lion King” is not feeling the love from critics, but that won’t stop it from driving audiences to the theater.

The movie, a “live-action” retelling of the 1994 animated classic from “Iron Man” and “The Jungle Book” director Jon Favreau, has a 59% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Indiewire called it “a well-rendered but creatively bankrupt self-portrait of a movie studio eating its own tail.” AV Club called it “joyless, artless, and maybe soulless.”

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