‘Onward’ Conjures $2 Million at Thursday Box Office

Disney and Pixar’s “Onward,” the latest original film from the animation studio after several years of blockbuster sequels, made $2 million at the box office in Thursday night previews.

It opens on over 4,200 screens this weekend.

This adds to the sneak peak total of $650,000 the film brought in on Leap Day.“Onward” is one of two original films Pixar has planned for this year, the other being “Soul” this summer.

That makes “Onward” the first Pixar movie released in the spring, and also the first original title the studio has put out since “Coco” in 2017.

Projections for the movie are sitting around $45 million, but it could climb higher up to at least $50 million if word of mouth is strong, and the A-list cast of “Avengers” alums Tom Holland and Chris Pratt voicing the leads shouldn’t hurt either.While “Coco” was the last original Pixar film, it’s not necessarily

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