Take a 17-year-old animated movie, gussy it up with 3-D visuals, and give it a two-week stunt release in theaters when competition from other family films is weak. Presto: “The Lion King” roars again. This Walt Disney Studios movie, which sold $1.2 billion at the global box office in 1994 (after adjusting for inflation), was No. 1 over the weekend with an estimated $29.3 million in ticket sales, a result that significantly exceeded expectations. Click here for more on the story.