‘Scoob!’ and ‘Capone’ Pull Strong VOD Numbers as Drive-Ins Lure Moviegoers
The big new movie of the week is VOD release “Scoob!” (Warner Bros.).
All three VOD charts list the animated reboot at #11 for numbers of transactions (not revenue).Warners had intended to release the Hanna Barbera feature in theaters, but moved it swiftly to Pvod where it clicked instantly, even faster than the April 10 Pvod launch for “Trolls World Tour” (Universal), which has remained high on VOD charts; three weeks ago it had been rented more than 95 million times in the U.S.
With this apparent success, Warners Bros.
might be expected to release some results, but unlike the theatrical box office, there is no established system for revealing immediate numbers.Josh Trank’s “Capone” (Vertical), starring a cigar-chomping Tom Hardy as the ultimate gangster, was released last Tuesday at $9.99 (priced higher than the standard VOD release) and ranked as high as #2 on iTunes before settling there at #4 as well as FandangoNOW.
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