Warner’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Takes Best Weekend Boxing – And Expectations – Media Play News
Florence Pugh at Don’t worry Darlings
September 23, 2022
Theatrical debut of the Warner Bros. thriller. Pictures/New Lines Rated “R”, Don’t worry dearis expected to lead the North American box office with $17 million to $21 million on 4,000 screens by September 25.
Starring Florence Pugh, Gemma Chan, Chris Pine, Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde, who is also directing, the film has caused a lot of buzz on social media, particularly surrounding allegations of an affair between Wilde and Styles, among other rumours.
The film also received critical acclaim for Pugh’s performance. The film reportedly grossed more than $3 million during its Thursday run.
Meanwhile, Disney is re-releasing the 2009 original Avatar in theaters in 3D (eg Imax) ahead of director James Cameron’s long-awaited sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, in December. The original Avatar it is reported that 80% of the box office receipts came in 3D.
A reissue can block last week’s chart leader, A woman is a kingstarring Oscar winner Viola Davis as a tribal warlord, from grabbing at least No. 2. Initial industry chatter was A woman is a king bringing in over $11 million in its second weekend of release, ahead of around $8 million for Avatar. The latter is a worldwide box office record, grossing more than $2.8 billion.
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