• Universal Addresses First Man's Poor Box Office Performance

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    Universal weighs in on the underwhelming box office performance for First Man. The latest film from Oscar winning director Damien Chazelle opened in theaters last week, following a series of successful festival screenings earlier in the year. As has become par for the course with Chazelle's filmography, First Man emerged as one of this year's strongest Oscar contenders , with critics praising the technical mastery on display, as well as compelling performances from Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy. By all accounts, awards season belongs to A Star is Born right now, but First Man is in line for...
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  • ‘Halloween' Scaring Up $14M+ Overseas, Slashing Way To $95M Global Weekend

    ‘Halloween' Scaring Up $14M+ Overseas, Slashing Way To $95M Global Weekend

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Universal /Miramax/ Blumhouse 's David Gordon Green-directed reboot-sequel Halloween is scaring up an estimated $14.7M bow at the international box office this weekend. This is in line with Uni estimates heading into the launch where Jamie Lee Curtis ' badass strode into 23 markets. Mexico, the UK and Russia are the only majors this frame (next weekend is a bigger push in key hubs). Coupled with domestic , the worldwide bow is expected to hit $95M - these figures...
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  • ‘Halloween' Stalks ‘Venom' and October Box Office Opening Record

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    It was just two weeks ago that “Venom” set a new October box office record for the biggest opening weekend with $80 million. Now, Michael Myers might slice that record to pieces as Universal/Blumhouse's “Halloween” is closing in on a $80 million record.
    After making $TK million on Friday from TK screens - including $7.7 million from Thursday previews - early estimates have the sequel to John Carpenter's classic slasher earning a $79 million opening. Impressively, unlike “Venom,” “Halloween” is reaching that figure without the extra bump of premium formats like IMAX. If Saturday results can...
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