Queen, Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis , is being released in North America and is estimated to be 15 at the Coveted A+ CinemaScore post million opening.
This movie will easily win the weekend box office contest. On Friday, it made $6.85 million, including $1.7 million from Thursday’s preview. Woman King goes into high expectations (trace shows it will end in $12 million to $ million, even though Sony had said it was only $ million).
From Sony’s Samsung division and eOne, this historical epic by Gina Prince-Byswood directed from a screenplay by Dana Stevens and based on Maria Bello and Stevens’ story about Agojie, the West African kingdom of Dahomey of an all-female armyth and 12century.
Women account for all ticket buyers 19 Percent Friday, black moviegoers accounted for 59% of the audience, followed by white moviegoers (24%), Latino ( percentage) and Asian or other identified movie audiences ( percentage).
video received to rave reviews had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 9. It currently has a 85 percent critic score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Queen reportedly spent $15 million production, excluding marketing and distribution expenses. Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and John Boyega also star.
Elsewhere, due to the lack of active pictures outside of Woman King, two feature film selections are open; A15 horror prequels and searchlight detective novels see how they are Running .
grossed $1.3 million opened in theaters Friday and is expected to open more than $3 million. The film is expected to be No. 3 on the weekend chart, followed by 1235215820See How They Run Estimated $2.8 million from 2,935 locations. Both received average B-CineScores.
Neon is opening Brett Morgen’s David Bowie biopic Moonage Daydream 85 Cinemas only. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and is expected to fetch $1. 35 Millions at its launch.