Here are the new films opening/ expanding to a theater near you starting this weekend:

The Lion King (2019)

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Written by: Jeff Nathanson

Starring: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Billy Eichner & James Earl Jones

Genre: Action/ Adventure, Animated

Rating: PG (for sequences of violence and peril, and some thematic elements)

Runtime: 110 minutes

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Release: Wide

The Art of Self-Defense

Directed by: Riley Stearns

Written by: Riley Stearns

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada & David Zellner

Genre: Comedy

Rating: R (for violence, sexual content, graphic nudity and language)

Runtime: 104 minutes

Studio: Bleecker Street

Release: Expanding Wide

Those are the film’s opening this weekend. Are you planning on catching any of them when they hit theaters? Or is this a “wait for home release” batch? Sound off in the comments below and let me know your thoughts!


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