Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ to Top ‘Black Panther’ With $25 Million
“Pacific Rim Uprising” is set to dethrone “Black Panther” this weekend with $25 million from 3,708 North American locations.Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has topped the box office for the past five consecutive weekends, a rare feat, but will take in $16 million this weekend from 3,370 sites — down 464 theaters from last weekend.
“Black Panther’s” take will still mark one of the seven highest sixth weekends in history, however, and the film will finish out the weekend with $630 million, landing it the fifth place spot on the all-time domestic gross list ahead of “The Avengers.”Universal-Legendary’s “Uprising” stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, and Jing Tian with Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, and Burn Gorman returning from the original 2013 film directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Humanity must once again rally to fight the otherworldly Kaiju monsters.The original “Pacific Rim” earned $37.2 million its opening weekend and wrapped with $411 million worldwide.
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