Box Office: Vin Diesel’s ‘Bloodshot’ Earns $1.2 Million on Thursday Night
Vin Diesel’s superhero movie “Bloodshot” launched respectably for Sony Pictures, earning $1.2 million at 2,631 North American locations during Thursday night previews.Lionsgate’s faith-based drama “I Still Believe” took in $780,000 at 2,800 sites from previews (the figure includes Wednesday night showings at 283 Imax locations).
Universal-Blumhouse’s opening of its delayed controversial thriller “The Hunt” pulled in $435,000 at 2,200 venues on Thursday night.The new entries arrive amid massive uncertainty surrounding day-to-day activities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Forecasts for “Bloodshot” and “I Still Believe” have come in around $10 million, while “The Hunt” is expected to launch in the single digits.
The second weekend of Disney-Pixar’s “Onward” will probably repeat as the box office winner, grossing $15 million to $17 million.“Bloodshot” — an adaptation of the Valiant Comics character — is directed by David S.
Wilson, and is centered on a Marine who was killed in action and brought back to life with superhuman abilities.
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