‘Elvis’ .5m in previews, ‘Black Phone’ at m – Deadline

‘Elvis’ $3.5m in previews, ‘Black Phone’ at $3m – Deadline

Directed by Baz Luhrmann of Warner Bros. Elvis grossed $3.5 million from all previews from 3,400 locations, which includes Tuesday fan events and Thursday night showtimes. Meanwhile, Universal/Blumhouse’s The black phone took in $3 million from schedules that started at 5 p.m. yesterday at 2,800 sites.

It’s expected to be a strong weekend at the box office, with potentially four to five films grossing over $20 million.

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by Luhrmann Gatsby the magnificent in May 2013, it made $3.25 million from previews which began at 10 p.m. that Thursday. As that movie propelled a $50 million opening star power of Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, Elvis is different and depends on the release of much older hardcore fans; a high water bar considering the film is 2 hours and 39 minutes. Elvis is currently certified 81% fresh. The hope is that the $85 million production will kick off at $20 million, which would be a remarkable breakthrough for an adult-oriented feature with this running time during the pandemic.

How Elvis Compared to the Studio’s Last Big Pop Star Feature: Paramount’s 2019 Elton John Biopic Rocketman at 2 hours and 1 minute earned $1.75 million from Thursday shows that started at 7 p.m. and also received an additional $580,000 from Fandango’s paid previews for a total of $2.3 million. dollars. Rocketman posted a total of $9.17 million on day one and $25.7 million over three days. This film was rated R at Elvis‘PG-13.

Cast sources await Paramount/Skydance Top Gun: Maverick to take the weekend in its fifth round with around $32 million. Tom Cruise’s film is expected to gross over half a billion in the United States and Canada today. Top Gun 2 earned $5 million on Thursday, down 9% from Wednesday, to lead all movies. That’s good for a fourth week of $69 million and a running national total of $491.2 million.

The black phone

“The Black Phone”
Universal

Meanwhile, black phone, booked in 3,150 theaters, is looking to raise $15-20 million. The Scott Derrickson-directed pic has strong reviews for an R-rated horror title from Blumhouse at 87% fresh. Alongside recent Pandemic Horror Movie Thursdays, black phone is under the $3.5 million Thursday 7pm previews of Paramount/Spyglass’ Scream (which debuted to a total of $30 million over three days over an MLK holiday period), and well before Thursday night previews of Uni/Blumhouse purge forever last year, which grossed $1.3 million.

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Universal will see an additional pop of Jurassic World Dominionthe third weekend of , is expected to be around $29 million in second place. Amblin’s production grossed $4.8 million Thursday from 4,697 theaters, -11% from Wednesday, for a second week of $85.1 million and a running total of $276.3 million.

Disney/Pixar Light year made about $3.8 million on Thursday, down 10% from Wednesday, for a first week of $71 million. The updated projections have the toy story spinoff between $23 million and $28 million (minus 45% to 55%) in its second weekend.

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