viola davis african warrior epic lady king ,A flashback to the kinds of historical epics Columbia Pictures has a long history of getting with the Oscars—seeing one $12M This weekend, per Sony, while rivals have it in the $13M-$16M range.
While The Adults Return This Summer To The Box Office Top Gun: Maverick A $700M-plus stash and put elvis At $150.3M stateside, the question remains how they will turn out at a time when very little is on the marquee. The hope is that this feature about Gina Prince-Bythewood Agozi – a unit of powerful female warriors in the Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful kingdoms in Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries – would take out a particularly foreign audience. Will go and find it as awards season begins. Over 25 women and African American spectators lined up to buy tickets. coming off Its Toronto Film Festival World Premiere Friday, lady king It’s at 100% out of 46 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.
Previews begin Thursday at 3 p.m. in 3,200 locations, expanding to 3,700 locations by Friday. lady king IMAX and PLF screens will benefit. eOne raised $50M . co-financed TriStar Pictures The release, which was moderated by the label’s production boss Nicole Brown. Davis starred in and produced the film.,
Here’s Comps Pre-Pandemic: 2019’s Harriet, which opened to $11.6 million, ended at $43 million and earned two Oscar nominations, and the Davis-starring-and-produced widows, Which started at $12.8M and made $42.4M domestic in 2018.
Writer-director Ty West’s horror film is getting even wider this weekend Pearl Starring Mia Goth, the film is based on the characters she created with the producer. A24 is the picture origin story from his scary picture, x, Which one? Blast Happened at SXSW back in March. x opened for $4.2 million in 2,865 theaters and ended last spring at $11.7M. The picture, which is 86% fresh on RT, follows Pearl, stranded on her family’s isolated farm. There he must remain with his ailing father under the bitter and pathetic supervision of his pious mother. Longing for a glamorous life, as she appears in films, Pearl finds her ambitions, temptations and oppressions clashing. Booked in 2,900 cinemas, Pearl watching uniform opening x, More than 140 theaters will present double feature on Thursday x And Pearl. The third film of the franchise, maxxin, was TIFF. declared in, fans supported Pearl With a nearly sold-out Alamo screening that features livestreamed Q&A. The world-premier of the picture is out of Venice.
In limited release, the focus is on features silent twins at 279 locations. Photograph by Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska and produced and starring Letitia Wright, who It had its world premiere at Cannes In May, tells the true story of June and Jennifer Gibbons, identical twins who grew up in Wales and became known as the “Silent Twins” because of their refusal to communicate with anyone other than each other. Upon reaching adolescence, she falls in love with the same boy, and the world begins to giggle before turning sideways. The image is a production of Kindred Spirit, 42, Madants/Nem Corp and 30West. There are plans to enlarge the picture, which is 68% at RT.
Elsewhere, Fathom Events releases Kevin Smith Clerk III From Lionsgate to 1,200 cinemas a . for $1.1M gross. Lionsgate teamed up with Fathom early in the process, following the success they had Jay and Silent Bob Reboot in 2019. The non-traditional release allowed Smith the flexibility to tour the film as part of a theatrical roadshow before and after the Fathom release, presenting the film in a more intimate way. The box office included both Fathom shows as well as roadshow productions from across America. Clerk III Will continue to play this weekend.
Ranked as of last weekend, at $44.1M per comScore Second lowest earning frame of 2022, the low of $34.9M since Jan 28-30. This all struggles with the lack of a marquee product as distribution, which doesn’t come with Universal/Miramax/Blumhouse until mid-October. halloween ends and Warner Bros./DC’s Black Adam. Last weekend, 20th century studio horror film Wild Saw a slight uptick from some word of mouth, taking its projected single-digit opening to $10M. It is expected that this weekend the second half of the film will be reduced by 55%.