Box Office News: Beauty and the Beast To Topple The Box Office With Record Breaking Numbers

It's looking like this weekend will belong to the beasts. Disney's live action incarnation of Beauty and the Beast will undoubtedly knock Kong off the top spot with a massive $170 million take. With nearly $76 million coming from early Thursday showings and Friday night screenings, the house of the mouse shall reign as king this weekend. Once is surpasses $166 million, it will be the biggest March opening of all time and will be the largest PG opening to ever hit cinemas. Kong is still expected to sit atop the number two spot respectively.