Wonder Woman 1984 used the truth of the ropes for $ 5.5 million during the New Year holiday. The sequel grossed $ 10.1 million from overseas markets, bringing its global total to $ 118.5 million. This is not a disastrous statistic as to how much Coronovirus has pushed the film business forward, but it represents a 67% drop domestically and is far from the gross of pre-pandemic blockbusters. Stateside, Wonder Woman 1984 has grossed $ 28.5 million.
The superhero sequel, which is currently receiving some social media backlash for not rising to the level of its beloved predecessor, is simultaneously being released on HBO Max as a concession to the WarnerMedia streaming service and the global health crisis . The dramatic delivery scenario severely diminished. The company has released some obscure numbers citing the popularity of Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max, but less in the way of hard data. It announced that Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins would reunite for the third film in the franchise, a sign that it believes the Amazon Warrior is an important part of its plans to expand its DC cinematic universe.
Beyond Wonder Woman 1984, the sixth week of Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s The Crowds: A New Era pulled in $ 2.2 million. This reduces the animated sequel’s domestic run to $ 34.5 million and its global total by $ 115 million. The film is being released due to an agreement between studios and major exhibitors such as AMC and Cinemark by which films can issue premium video on-demand with two weeks of their theatrical debates. In return, struggling theater chains receive digital revenue cuts. Universal also released News of the World, a western that rewrote Tom Hanks with its Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass. The film grossed $ 1.7 million, pushing its domestic total to $ 5.4 million. Netflix bought the film’s international rights this winter. Hanks works as a civil war vet who must return to a young girl who was captured by the original residents in her remaining family.
A psychological thriller with Hilary Swank and Michael Elia, Lionsgate Fetley grossed $ 700,000 in its third weekend of release. This brings its total to $ 3.1 million.
Focus’ Promising Young Woman, which the News of the World and The Crudes sequel is part of a deal with exhibitors from its parent studio Universal, raised $ 660,000 in its second weekend. Its domestic total is now $ 1.9 million. Promising Young Woman has garnered much buzz for her provocative appearances for sexual violence and revenge, and received the award for her performance of star Carey Mulligan.
The soul of Disney and Pixar has been streamed on Disney Plus during the holidays, but has been made available in overseas markets such as China, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. The animated story of a middle school music teacher whose soul splits from his body earned $ 16.5 million in its second weekend of release. Which pushes its total to $ 32.5 million.