Box Office Preview: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Looks to Lure Kids as ‘Black Panther’ Stays Muscular
Disney will be facing off against itself at the North American box office this weekend as “A Wrinkle in Time” opens against the fourth weekend of Marvel’s “Black Panther.”“Black Panther” shows no signs of slowing down its box office reign, as estimates show Ryan Coogler’s tentpole has a good chance of coming out on top against Ava DuVernay’s time-travel fantasy, which is targeted to hard-to-track younger filmgoers.The latest tracking for “Wrinkle” projects an opening weekend of $30 to $38 million at 3,980 North American locations.
That’s slightly lower than initial estimates assessed, which showed a range between $34 to $37 million.
“Black Panther” could bring $35 to $40 million in its fourth weekend.Numerous schools start their spring vacations this week, giving PG-rated “A Wrinkle in Time” a few weeks to lure young audiences in the weeks leading up to Easter, which is on April 1 this year.“A Wrinkle in
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