Universal Pictures will try to hold its top box office spot of 2017 with a huge opening next weekend from its Fast and Furious franchise.
However, the big gorilla is struggling compared to the likes of ‘Godzilla’ and Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong.’
Zazie Beetz joins co-star Donald Glover in landing major roles in big film franchises following the success of the FX comedy series.
‘Get Out’ stayed solid in its second week, however, losing less than a quarter of its opening weekend audience.
‘Fifty Shades Darker’ had a tough fall this week, dropping to No. 5, while ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ holds steady in third.
And it’s all coming from a writer and director best known for his comedy, and certainly not his horror.
China’s entry into the American film market didn’t do too badly, but ‘The Great Wall’ still debuted in third.
Paramount nor Bad Robot gave a reason for the move, but the film will now compete with the eighth Saw movie on Halloween weekend.
“It deals with a protagonist that I don’t see in horror movies.”