Box Office: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to Pocket $5.3 Million on Wednesday
“Crazy Rich Asians” is on track for a dazzling debut.Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated romantic comedy is expected to generate $5.3 million on Wednesday, according to early estimates.
If projections hold, “Crazy Rich Asians” is heading for a weekend total of $19 million and a five-day tally of $27.5 million-plus.
Some tracking predicts the movie, which carries a $30 million price tag, could top $30 million over the five-day period.That should easily be enough to top the domestic box office over fellow weekend openers, Mark Wahlberg’s “Mile 22” and Sony Pictures Releasing-Studio 8’s “Alpha.”Jon M.
Chu directed the adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s 2013 bestselling book of the same name.
It stars Constance Wu as an NYU professor who travels to Singapore with her boyfriend (Henry Golding) for his best friend’s wedding.
While overseas, she meets his parents and finds out his family is, you know, crazy rich.
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