‘F9’ opening weekend could possibly be pandemic report

‘F9’ opening weekend could possibly be pandemic report

After greater than a yr of delays, Universal's "F9" is lastly cruising into home theaters.The ninth installment of the Quick and Livid movie franch

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After greater than a yr of delays, Universal’s “F9” is lastly cruising into home theaters.

The ninth installment of the Quick and Livid movie franchise, “F9” debuted internationally final month, tallying greater than $300 million in ticket gross sales, together with greater than $200 million in China.

North American theater homeowners are hoping that success will likely be replicated stateside after the movie debuts this weekend in additional than 4,000 home theaters.

Whereas the earlier movie, “The Destiny of the Livid,” garnered almost $100 million throughout its opening weekend, Common is extra conservative with its estimates for the debut of “F9.” The studio anticipates round $60 million in ticket gross sales over the three-day unfold, which might be the highest haul of any film released in the wake of the pandemic.

This is able to be on tempo with what “Hobbs and Shaw,” a Quick and Livid spinoff, generated throughout its home opening in 2019.

“Any film that opens with greater than $40 million, that is a very good quantity,” stated Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore.

To this point, “A Quiet Place Half II” holds the report for highest pandemic opening with slightly below $50 million. “Godzilla vs. Kong” tallied $32.2 million throughout its opening weekend in April, and “Cruella” took in $37.Four million when it was launched in Might.

“F9” is at the moment outpacing “A Quiet Place Half II” presales…



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