Box Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Old’ Creeping to No. 1 With Estimated $15 Million

Old,” the newest thriller from director M.

Night Shyamalan, is poised to top the domestic box office charts this weekend with an estimated $15.75 million.The Universal film, starring Alex Wolff and Thomasin McKenzie, took in $6.8 million from 3,355 theaters on Friday.

Throughout the weekend, it’s expected to add roughly another $9 million to its haul — with some industry experts predicting even more — which would be enough to take over the No.

1 spot.

If so, “Old” will mark Shyamalan’s 14th film to gross more than $15 million in its opening weekend, and seventh film to debut in the top spot.“Old” follows a family on a tropical vacation who happen upon a beach that causes them to age rapidly, reducing their lives to one single day.

The film’s predicted $15 million haul marks a slight downturn at the box office compared to other recent debuts — like “Black Widow” and “Space Jam: A New Legacy

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