Disney's THE LION KING Becomes Top Box Office Title in All Mediums

September 22, 2014 7:54 PM

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Simba no longer has to wait to be King. Variety reports that Disney's The Lion King stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office earnings of any work in any media in entertainment history.

According to a report by the Associated Press, the musical, now celebrating its astounding 17th year on the Great White Way, has racked up worldwide sales of over $6.2 billion, taking over the top spot from Broadway stalwart "The Phantom of the Opera," which logged in $6 billion in global sales. The...

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