‘Shazam! Fury Of The Gods’ Seeing $30M Opening – Friday Box Office

Friday afternoon: We hear that New Line’s Shazam! Wrath of the Gods is currently on track for an $11 million Friday, which includes last night 3.4 million dollarswhat does it look like a 30 million dollars opens in 4,071 theaters. The picture grossed $125 million before P&A, $25 million more than the first Shazam!

While there’s no reason to shout “Shazam!” As for the projected 3 days, note that we’ll have to see how family matinees affect the pic’s box office, given how younger it is skewed. Importance, Batman fans can’t get into this movie. According to Comscore, this Friday in March boasts the most of the month when it comes to K-12s (34% off) and colleges (42%) on break.

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Social media analytics firm RelishMix measured the social media universe across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok at 385.5 million, up +4% Shazam!, but 27% off the superhero genre norms. However, the campaign made it to TikTok with more than 80 million views for studio-owned materials.

RelishMix says:Shazam 2The Big Cast is well-activated with worldwide press tours, talk shows and behind-the-scenes footage, giving fans plenty to chew on, including Zachary Levi 2.2 million fans, Meagan Good 16.9 million, Asher Angle 13.6 million. TikTok and YouTube, Ross Butler 12.4 million, Jack Dylan Grazer 4.1 million, Rachel Zegler 1.1 million and director David Sandberg @ponysmasher who came from a micro-budget directorial Lights off For Warner Bros., now 196,000 fans.”

RelishMix adds, “Convo is Shazam: Wrath of the Gods runs mixed with conversation excited about Fast Saga’s Helen Mirren and the trailer’s Eminem song — swirling with uncertainty about the playful, goofy, goofy tone of the sparse footage circulating on YouTube, and comparisons to other DC characters who travel deeper into the dark. paths. It also has a critical comparison with the first volume.”

Courteney Cox in Scream VI

Courteney Cox in Scream VI

Also, according to industry estimates, Paramount/Spyglass Media Cry VI booked in 3,676 theaters will be seen on the second Friday 5.3 million dollars-72% and a possible second weekend 18.4 million dollars,-59%, running total 76.9 million dollars; which would be $4.7 million away from surpassing last year’s domestic finale Yell ($81.6 million).

The third belongs to the third weekend of MGM/UAR Creed III 3,477 in the theater watching a 4.5 million dollars Friday, -40% and the third weekend 16-17 million dollars-39%, running total $127.3 million by Sunday.

The fourth is Sony’s 65 3,405 in theaters showing second Fridays 1.5 million dollars (-66%), second weekend 5.3 million dollars (-57%) and a duration of ten days 21.9 million dollars.

The fifth belongs to Disney/Marvel Studios Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania 2,650 in theaters on the fifth Friday 1.3 million dollars, -24%, Fifth weekend 5.3 million dollars-26% $207.05 million.

Friday AM: New Line’s DC sequel Shazam! Wrath of the Gods left the country on Thursday at 3 pm and sent a message 3.4 million dollars in previews in 3,400 theaters.

It is less than the first one Shazam! in April 2019, which made $5.9 million in its Thursday previews (outside the 4 p.m. showtimes). Shazam! he also had another $3.3 million in previous Fandango previews at the time, bringing his total to $9.2 million before a $20.3 million Friday and $53.5 million opening.

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wrath of the gods The same director as Chapter 1, David F. Sandberg, is expected to enter the first and be lucky to reach $40 million ($35 million domestic outlook, $85 million worldwide). We’ve been in a hot market where sequels have set franchise records, read on Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania ($106.1 million), Creed III ($58.3 million) and Cry VI ($44.4 million). That doesn’t seem to be the case here Shazam! Wrath of the Gods. We will stay tuned if the situation improves.

The sequel is currently 54% Rotten with Critics and an 84% audience score compared to the 2019 installment which was 90% certified fresh and an 82% audience score. So the first one Shazam! managed to get an A CinemaScore. Audiences on Comscore/Screen Engine’s PostTrak gave the first film four stars.

Why make a sequel? The first opened well and despite grossing nearly $366 million worldwide, gave New Line a slight profit of $74 million. DC Studios CEO Peter Safran is the producer Shazam! concession.

Shazam! Wrath of the Gods bounced around the calendar due to the pandemic, like several other films, but the most recent previous release date was December 21st. Warner Bros. moved the sequel out of the movie. Avatar: The Way of Water, to the exasperation of exhibitors as they expected more dollars at the end of the year. But it was for a good reason: access to Imax, PLF screens and premium ticket formats. Not to mention, Warner Bros. launched Batman in March of last year (two very different superheroes).

Diving deeper the first time ShazamAudience composition: Children and parents repeated 25% of the audience, which sources say is a segment that could expand this. The share of men over/over 25 years of age was equally 33%. The diversity distribution was 53% Caucasian, 17% Hispanic, 13% Asian, and 11% African American.

How the rest of the box office fared:

SCREAM VI, © Paramount Pictures / Everett Collection

SCREAM VI, © Paramount Pictures / Everett Collection

Paramount/Spyglass Media Cry VI (read the review) concludes the first week with an assessment 58.5 million dollars after the win on Thursday 2.7 million dollars-14% from Wednesday in 3,675 theaters.

Published by MGM/United Artists Creed III (read review) wraps up the second week 38.1 million dollars after 2.2 million dollars Thursday, -12% of the running total $112.3 million 4007 places.

Sony’s 65 saw the first week 16.6 million dollars after the assessment $870,000 Thursday, -10% in 3,405 theaters.

Week 4 of Disney/Marvel Studios Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (read review) is 10.8 million dollars after the fourth Thursday $772,000 3,105, -13% and running total $201.7 million. That is 7 percent more than in 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp meanwhile, that previous figure ended it at $216.6 million in the US and Canada.

Universal’s Elizabeth Banks directed Cocaine bear (read review) 3,204 theaters did an estimated third Thursday $643,000-9% from Wednesday, a 9.1 million dollars third week and running total 54.6 million dollars.

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