Dune Lands Best Opening For HBO Max Day And Date Release — What Does This Mean For Part 2?

After much anticipation, multiple delays, and much (heated) discussion about the decision to release the film both in theaters and on HBO Max on the same day, “Dune” has finally arrived in theaters domestically.

As it turns out, things are going quite well in these early days, even with the hybrid release, as director Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic has set a record for a Warner Bros.

day-and-date release on HBO Max.Per Deadline, “Dune” mined $17.5 million at the domestic box office Friday.

That includes $5.1 million from preview showings.

This is also the best…The post Dune Lands Best Opening for HBO Max Day and Date Release — What Does This Mean for Part 2? appeared first on /Film.

Read full article