Buena Vista Home Ent. reports that sales of THE LION KING 1 1/2 have now reached six million combined DVD/VHS units in the first three weeks of release in North America. That's worth more than $130 million when combining purchase and rental dollars. The second sequel to THE LION KING (the first was SIMBA'S PRIDE, which will be reissued as a special edition this summer) is also the biggest selling DVD produced directly for the home entertainment market, surpassing last year's STITCH! THE MOVIE, VARIETY reports.
Buena Vista Home Ent. Inc. (www.BVHE.com) is the marketing, sales and distribution company for all Walt Disney, Touchstone, Miramax, Dimension and Buena Vista DVDs and videos.