Hollywood tentpoles lean towards a 2-2.2 multiple there. Budgeted at a hefty $217M, Transformers: The Last Knight has the potential to gross $750M or more worldwide and the next film is already on the calendar opening 50 weeks from now. In 10 days 47 Meters Down is up to $23.9 million in the US (The Shallows was at $35 million after 10 days) and will probably stop north of $40 million.
But the movie starring Mark Wahlberg was a huge hit in China, where it debuted with 123.4 million United States dollars (£96.4 million). However, it opened far below the previous entries in the series.
Note: Numbers include Sunday estimates and are three-day estimates.
Transformers:The Last Knight has touched down in a prime position. That's a great start for the $217 million tentpole. That movie earned $165.1 million from China alone, whereas the first two movies earned $103 million from China combined. "However, given the percentage of revenue that is actually gleaned by studios from markets like China, getting to the requisite profit margin can still prove challenging and make the justification for future installments hard".
The prospects are better for one of the No. 2s. That means Wonder Woman is now running $6.8 million ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($311.3 million) through the same point.
Pixar animated threequel Cars 3 is revving up to cross the $100 million mark domestically, coming in third place for its sophomore outing. The Warner Bros. hit is only the tenth movie in history to break $25M on the fourth weekend of play, and the first one since Star Wars: The Force Awakens did it.
"Wonder Woman" and "Cars 3" tied for second place, both with $25.2 million. But of you go by the opening weekend figures of the latest installment, it's time to trigger the alarms.
With Transformers making more of a dent in overseas markets this weekend, Wonder Woman saw more erosion dropping 49% there to $20.5M. Later this summer, Disney will open it in nations such as the U.K., France, Germany, and Japan. However, the film series seems to be getting stale with domestic audiences. It hasn't yet been released overseas. The Dark Universe franchise starter is now sitting at just $68.5 million domestically but a much better $342.1 million overseas. It was the only new wide release of the weekend. Everyone's favorite spooky Long Island house reveals its terrors for the umpteenth time in Amityville: The Awakening distributed by The Weinstein Company and its affiliate Dimension. Edgar Wright's Baby Driver is looking to rev up a number in the mid to high teens.
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It will have a 4.97-inch display with 1080p resolution, and the physical design will be nearly identical to last year's Pixel. The Google Pixel XL 2 or the Taimen on the other hand is said to feature a 5.99-inch OLED display with 1440 pixel resolution.
A man changing a tire was struck by the bus and suffered injuries before being taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK. The bus eventually stopped at the intersection of Knickerbocker and Palmetto Street, crashing up against the outside of St.
Millions of Philippine citizens work overseas as domestic helpers, ship crew, construction workers and nurses among other jobs. Aside from OFWs returning to Qatar, those who already have an overseas employment certificate will also be allowed to depart.
Meanwhile, reports say that the Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively in a counter- attack on Pakistan army . In a similar incident, the Pakistani army opened unprovoked shelling and firing in Poonch district of the state today.
But after two years, Morales, 34, left Kansas City to sign a three-year, $33 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays . Joakim Soria had a shaky 9th, but became the pitcher of record, getting the win to improve to 4-2 this season.
Comparisons to Jason Kidd have followed Ball since high school, and his continued improvement has strengthened its validity. With preternatural court vision and a desire to become a leader, Ball has everything the Lakers wanted on court.
The Fed has changed the emphasis in stress scenarios from year-to-year to keep banks from managing their portfolios to the test. The financial industry, and mid-size banks in particular, have complained of the burden the new regulations place on lenders.
Cosby's wife, Camille, is supposed to attend the trial at some point, Wyatt told PEOPLE , but she has yet to make an appearance. Bill Cosby arrived for the third day of his sexual assault trial accompanied by one of his co-stars from his 1970s movie run.
Abbas wants a two-state solution , which would give Palestine its own territory, including the settlement area in the West Bank. Upon arrival, Kushner first visited the family of an Israeli police officer killed in a terrorist attack late last week.
Remarkably, she's playing only her second tournament and only her sixth match since she was attacked in December. I'm happy how I managed to win it, but it was really tight. "She's such an inspiration", said the Australian.
While no one knows where Butler will play next season, one thing is becoming clear - his time with the Bulls is probably over. But the Celtics are in position to take the long view because they can try to add a star without giving up assets, only money.
She went inside, smoked marijuana , and took a nap for around three hours, on a day where temperatures reached the mid-30s. She spent the next 30-40 minutes looking for the children, Randolph said, before she found them locked inside the auto .
It's an interesting turn of events for Swift, who has repeatedly blasted Spotify for not fairly compensating its artists. It all started when Swift told Rolling Stone about a pop star, who Swift was never sure was a friend or a foe.
Starling said there was "no evidence whatsoever to suggest that this fellow died as a result of the brawl at Seagulls last week". He was left outside the hospital on the NSW/Queensland border at 4.30pm on Saturday, with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
The day after Abbott signed the bill, Paxton filed a preemptive lawsuit, asking a court to declare SB 4 constitutional. Over the last eight years, Texas and the federal government have clashed repeatedly in court on a multitude of issues.
There could have been a number of other factors involved, and researchers can't possibly control for every single factor. The results showed that Colorado saw a 14 percent claim frequency increase compared to Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming.
His wage demands, in excess of £200,000-a-week, rule out most clubs, including AC Milan who did show initial interest. Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds.
The Department of Justice and Regulation confirmed yesterday that the private camera operator RedFlex had been hit with WannaCry . Victoria Police have cancelled fines issued using evidence from speed and red-light cameras infected by the WannaCry ransomware .
Leaders at Apple and Google were among the American corporate executives who appealed to the president to stay in the pact. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that their political differences wouldn't hinder their working together.
One tribute, from a firefighter from a station in the Kensington and Chelsea borough read: "20th floor, we tried. we're sorry". Eleven buildings have now been identified as having combustible cladding such as that used on the Grenfell Tower.
The rise of ISIS and the prominent role of Iran - in both Iraq and Syria - has redrawn the balance of power in the Middle East. Other countries also are offering to intervene, and it's not clear if Trump will end up as the primary mediator.
The iOS 11 mobile operating system now paves way to incredible possibilities for augmented reality in games as well as apps. This means you can use the iMessage apps to send stickers and other short bits of information to people faster on iOS 11 .
The state government has made a decision to give a flat debt relief worth Rs 2 lakh to marginal irrespective of their loan amount. The move is expected to help about 22.27 lakh farmers who had taken loans from various cooperative banks .