It's official, there's gonna be a tlk remake.

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Postby TLK_Kid » July 19th, 2019, 11:16 pm

Seeing it tonight!! So excited :D
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Re: It's official, there's gonna be a tlk remake.

Postby Elton John » Yesterday, 6:58 pm

the remake is now past 1.5 billion worldwide

510 million domestic

almost 1 billion everywhere else

it is almost the 7th highest grossing movie of all time worldwide, and will likely get close to 1.6 billion before it ends its theatrical run.

the movie has consistently been in the top 3 highest grossing films at the box office on a daily basis in the US since release even with increasing competition from R rated fare like once upon a time in hollywood and family fare like dora and angry birds.

Simba is the king of the summer box office (avengers endgame released two months before summer started).
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Re: It's official, there's gonna be a tlk remake.

Postby Gemini » Yesterday, 8:12 pm

If I'm completely honest, I decided I was going to wait on this one until after it's released or available streaming somewhere I don't have to directly pay to watch it. I was hoping for it to be better than average in terms of the Disney remakes (I like Jon Favreau as a director, after all) but when I heard and read some of the rather lackluster reviews I kinda got cold feet. As much as I initially liked the idea of these CGI remakes and appreciated the new directions they took with stories like Maleficent, seeing films like the god-awful BatB remake has really turned me off the idea, lol. I'm sure I'll still get around to seeing it eventually (it is TLK), but in the meantime I'm trying to save my money - and my judgment - until I've actually seen the film and can judge whether it's worth being financially supported or not.

(Of course, it's not like I even have a choice on whether to see it anymore as this movie ended its run in town like a month ago I think and I'm not about to drive 50+ miles over it. xD So streaming it is.)
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Re: It's official, there's gonna be a tlk remake.

Postby Panpardus » Today, 5:10 am

If nothing else I'll say that it deserves to be seen on a large screen, or at least with high quality resolution.
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