The internal cash desk may start a weak start this year, but two genres have been consistent winners: superheroes and horror.
If this trend continues, cinemas in North America may get so much needed to boost these weekends as the Warner Bros. & # 39; Comic book adventure "Shazam!" and the remake of Paramount Pictures "Pet Sematary" are open all over the country. The two titles will debut along with the STX drama "The best enemies."
"Shazam!" Looks like a great winner among newcomers. It is expected to be between $ 45 million and $ 50 million when it debuted at 4260 locations in North America. Early tracking suggested adapting comics to $ 40 million, but the positive word in the mouth has more optimistic analysts about one of the youngest district warriors.
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If" Shazam! "Becomes a hit, it will be the third success story in a row for DC Entertainment, as the studio is trying Create an Alternative to Marvel Cinematic Universe Warner Bros. Spent $ 80 Million For Shazam!, Approximately half what it was spending to make Aquaman and Wonder Woman. Because of this, "Shazam!" does not need to be removed. the same sales ticket brought by Princess Diana Gal Gadot and King Jason Momoa of the Seven Seas
"Shazam!" has already earned $ 3 million and the advanced shows.The studio collaborated with Fandango to build a rush by giving superheroes enthusiasts a chance to see the film two weeks before its official release.
Warner Bros. positioned "Shazam!" well between superheroes who came to theaters this year. It comes a month after Disney's Captain Marvel and a few weeks ahead of Avengers: Endgame, presumably leaving enough time to make comic book nuts. He is also targeting an older audience than Dumbo, Disney's remake of live action, which debuted last week. The film from the movie, directed by Tim Burton, has not been reloaded in the box office, attracting $ 45 million.
In addition to superheroes, horror was a reliable producer of money. This could be a good sign for "Pet Sematary," a supernatural thriller based on Stephen King's novel. It is expected that they will collect about $ 20 million, although some independent trackers believe that the numbers can reach midnight $ 25 million when it opens on 2500 screens. Pet Sematary also bows on 48 international markets.
The film may, however, face some competition from the "Us" of Jordan's Pile, which is now on the third weekend release. Psychological horror film Universal has accumulated more than 130 million dollars in the domestic box office. terrible events. Here are the stars of Jason Clark, Amy Saimeth and John Litgow. Pet Sematary currently holds 84% on Rotten Tomatoes, high scores for this genre.
The latest release on the weekend – "The Best of Enemies", a drama from STX, starring Taradhi P. Henson and Sam Rockwell as a civil rights activist and leader of the CCC, are forced to work together to resolve the decree of school desegregation. A wonderful film based on true history must earn from $ 6 million to $ 12 million when it launches on 1705 screens. This would be a steady start, taking into account the price of $ 10 million.
At the Amazon Studios specialty "Peterloo" comes on three screens . Mike Lee's historical drama was based on Manchester's manor in St. Petersburg in 1918. The premiere of "Peterloo" was held at the Venice International Film Festival before the mixed reception.
Neon's "Amazing Grace" documentary finally hit the big screen 46 years after it was filmed. The film captures Artie Franklin, when she records her wildly successful album in the Baptist Church. Documentary films have become a hot ticket to theaters recently. Several titles, including "RBG", "Three identical strangers" and "You are not my neighbor", became great hits of last year.