According to a report from Deadline Hollywood, Warner Bros' sequel to 1980’s The Shining, starring Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson is set to lose upwards of $20M. Doctor Sleep, which cost $45M to produce, earned just $14.1M over its opening weekend according to studio estimates. That number is down 43.6% from the projected $25M it … Continue reading Deadline: DOCTOR SLEEP to Lose $20M+ for Warner Bros.
Last Monday Disney dropped the final (domestic) trailer for one of the most anticipated movies of the year - Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. While it didn't contain a big reveal as the previous two teasers had - with the return of Emperor Palpatine and Dark Rey - it did enough to … Continue reading Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Box Office Forecast
Wednesday will see the release of three new movies for the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, including Ralph Breaks the Internet, Creed II, and Robin Hood. Ralph Breaks the Internet, sequel to 2012's Wreck it Ralph, will have no problem beating out the competition with a projected $67-75M purse, as Disney will take yet another #1 spot … Continue reading ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ to Dominate the Holiday Weekend Box Office
In a strange weekend for a year that's expected to reach $10B at the box office faster than ever before, many films earned totals towards the bottom of last week's projections. Surprising nobody, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald took the top spot at the box office this week, earning an estimated $62.2M - below … Continue reading Box Office Report: ‘Grindelwald’ Wins the Weekend
The idea of suggesting that JK Rowling, the woman whose imagination has birthed the magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which has enchanted the lives of millions and grossed billions of dollars in movies alone, has somehow become a problem for the franchise may sound like heresy, but hear me out. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes … Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Has a JK Rowling Problem
The Winter blockbuster season is officially upon us. Last weekend, Illumination's The Grinch easily took the number one spot as it debuted to a $67M purse. A reign that will be short-lived, though, as JK Rowling's highly anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters Thursday night, expecting to gather some major coin over the 3-day weekend. While the … Continue reading Box Office Forecast: ‘Grindelwald’ Poised to Take the Top Spot
Earlier this week, the latest installment to the enormously popular Harry Potter franchise received less than stellar early reviews from critics. The sequel to 2016's reintroduction to the Wizarding World is currently sitting at 57% on Rotten Tomatoes with a 6.3/10 average rating. The tepid reviews, though, don't seem to be quelling moviegoers' excitement - … Continue reading Box Office Preview: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’
As expected, the latest animated re-imagining of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas took the top spot at the box office this weekend with $66M, adding another $12.7M overseas for a worldwide total of $78.7M for its debut weekend. Unfortunately, not every holiday movie saw such success. It's been a Blue Christmas for Disney's The … Continue reading Box Office Report: November 11, 2018