‘The Marvels’ Makes $6.5M Preview Thursday – Deadline

Exclusive, update, Friday afternoon: Wonders It’s shaping up to be the lowest domestic opening ever for a Disney Marvel Cinematic Universe title with a 3-day swing $47 million – $55 million. That’s less than Marvel/Universal The amazing structure ($55.4 million) and less ant Man ($57.2 million) What a second, what about the 1980s Howard the Duck Which debuted with $5 million? We’re talking about all those movies that Kevin Feige directed and produced, largely during the production of the Paramount and Disney Marvel movies (The structure is incredible Being in canon with a cameo by Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man).

But in terms of low openings for Marvel films, there have been other films outside of the MCU from Disney, namely Sony/Marvel’s Morbius ($39 million), 20th Century Fox’s 2015 reboot Fantastic Four $25.6 million in 1998 code At $17 million and Fox/Marvel reckless spin off, Electra Priced at $12.8 million. comparison Wonders As for those movies, it’s not the lowest of the low for a Marvel adaptation.

Friday looks to be in the $21 million to $22 million range, including previews for the film starring Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris and Iman Vellani. Hopefully last-minute stunting will help as the stars return to work after the actors’ strike.

No. 2 belongs to the third weekend of Universal’s day-and-date title Peacock, Five nights at freddy’s Which stands at 3,691 theaters for a Friday total of $2.6 million and a 3-day cume of $7.8 million, -59%, and $126 million.

Exclusively, updated: Marvel Studios’ sequel, The Marvels, made about $6.5 million in Thursday night previews we’re hearing from sources. Disney set the night at $6.6 million for showtimes that started at 3pm yesterday.

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The fear on the part of many is that this $200 million budget sequel is a sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel — which is the highest-grossing female superhero film of all time — could mark the lowest US start ever for a Marvel Studios film; less than The amazing structure (which was a worldwide release before Disney absorbed the MCU) which opened with $55.4 million. While Tracking lowered its forecast from $80 million to $60 million WondersThere is concern about that Wonders We could see a $40 million start.

At $6.5 million, this is one of the lower-end offerings we’ve seen recently from Marvel, just one notch higher ant Man ($6.4 million, $57.2 million) and less than Disney’s November flop Eternals ($9.5 million preview, $71.2 million opening) and Thor: The Dark World ($7.1 million preview, $85.7 million). The amazing structure It has the lowest $2 million in previews for an MCU title in the preview era, but that’s when the previews started at midnight.

Advance ticket sales were indicated at $5 million Wonders He was flying in the lightOpening of the Lands of Wisdom. but, the lightThe preview number was higher at $9.7 million than showtimes that began at 3pm on Thursday.

The Rotten Tomatoes review rating is at 61% fresh, but RT’s audience rating is higher at 85% — which is promising, however, as the die-hards always come out on Thursday nights. PostTrak’s Thursday night exits from ComScore/Screen Engine were solid for general audiences at 3.5 stars, but 4 1/2 stars from parents and 5 stars from kids under 12. However, children and parents together accounted for just 9% of last night’s audience. Wonders Men were deviant at 63%, with men over 25 having the largest turnout at 45% and women over 25 at 24%. This latest demo gave it the best recommendation score of any demo at 61%.

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There is a cacophony of reasons Wonders It doesn’t play to better levels, one of which is the recently ended actors’ strike that hampered the pic’s promotion at San Diego and NY Comic-Cons. In the last two days since the strike ended, the picture’s cast has been on standby for late-night TV appearances (Brie Larson is scheduled to appear on Tonight show tonight) and is also showing in cinemas; Iman Villani and director Nia DaCosta did just that yesterday at El Captain in Hollywood.

Since the strike is over, Larson can finally shout out to the world Wonders here:

Social media analytics firm RelishMix noted that chatter on “Wonders He tracks the mixed tendency towards discontent, while discussing issues of superhero fatigue and comparing this title to Marvel titles over the past decade, saying: “We’re all missing Avengers.’ Additional frustration comes from having to watch multiple TV series to quickly get familiar with the movie.

The world of social media per RelishMix for Wonders TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Ugh.

Another movie set to snag this weekend is Sony/Affirm’s religious musical Trip to Bethlehem That earned 250 thousand dollars Last night of previews starting at 2pm from 1,823 locations. The PIC is set to reach low single digits.

Elsewhere at the box office, the second Thursday Universal/Blumhouse screening of Peacock Five Nights at Freddy’s It grossed $1.1 million yesterday, up 15% from Wednesday, for a second week of $24 million and a total of $118.2 million in 3,789 theaters.

AMC Taylor Swift: Tour for the Ages It saw an estimated $767,000 and a fourth week of $14.3 million for a combined total of $166.8 million at 3,604.

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Paramount Moonflower Killers It posted an estimated $650,000, -8%, third week cume of $9.95 million and a total of $55.2 million in 3,786 theaters.

A24 Priscilla At 1,359, the second Thursday saw $627K, +8%, the second week had $7.5M and a total of $7.8M.

Angel Studios after death It was booked into 2,730 theaters and saw $200,000 on Thursday, -20%, and $3.08 million in its second week for a $10 million total.

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