LOS ANGELES: Walt Disney Studios is teaming up with director Jon Favreau for a live-action remake of "The Lion King," one of the most successful animated movies in history, the company said Wednesday. The production will build on Disney's lucrative success reimagining its classics for contemporary audiences in films such as "Maleficent," "Cinderella" and "The Jungle Book." "We can officially confirm that the Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of 'The Lion King' on the fast track to…
MIAMI: Disney on Friday became the latest major tourism operator to ban selfie sticks as part of a growing backlash against the extendable devices.
LONDON/PARIS: Walt Disney Co has come to the rescue of its loss-making subsidiary Euro Disney with a 1 billion-euro ($1.3 billion) funding deal announced on Monday, which could give the U.S. group total control over Europe's biggest tourist attraction.
NEW YORK: The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.