‘The Invisible Man,’ ‘Call of the Wild,’ ‘The Aeronauts’ to Hit Chinese Cinemas, Bringing New Chance at Box Office Returns
It’s soon to be February again at the Chinese box office, where older pre-pandemic Hollywood titles are preparing to hit local theaters amidst a relative dearth in new foreign content.The psychological horror film “The Invisible Man,” which debuted more than eight months ago Stateside on Feb.
28, is now set to screen in the mainland on Dec.
Meanwhile, 20th Century Studios’ “Call of the Wild,” which first hit U.S cinemas Feb.
21, and “The Aeronauts,” not-so-fresh off its early December 2019 release, are prepared to hit Chinese theaters this Friday, Nov.
13.Both of the latter two titles had curtailed theatrical runs in the U.S.
and became box office flops, and so will have their fingers crossed for strong China returns to bolster their bottom line.“The Invisible Man,” produced by Blumhouse, was already extremely profitable without China in the mix, having earned $64.9 million in North America and $130.5 million worldwide
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