Kevin Costner, Diane Lane Thriller ‘Let Him Go’ Tops Election Week Box Office

Focus Features’ “Let Him Go” provided a few sparks at an otherwise lifeless box office, opening over the weekend with an estimated $4.1 million.In these Covid times, that was good enough for a first place finish.

Focus also took second place with the sophomore weekend of its horror film “Come Play.” Co-produced with Amblin Partners, “Come Play” netted $1.7 million domestically bringing its total to $5.6 million.The speciality division of Universal Pictures has been active during coronavirus in part because of a deal that its studio parent company inked with AMC Theatres.

The pact enables Universal and Focus to release their movies in on-demand platforms within 17 days of their theatrical debuts.

In return, AMC receives a cut of digital revenues.Of course, the big story of the weekend was not cinemas.

It was a presidential election that stretched from Tuesday to Saturday, dominating the news and Americans’ attention.“Let Him Go

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