Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Falls Sharply, Again, With $3 Million
Since no new films opened wide this weekend, the 30 percent drop in post-holiday box office isn’t quite as bad as it looks.
However, the news was worse for “Wonder Woman 1984, which grossed $3 million with a 45 percent drop.The total for the weekend was around $10 million, with 11 films.
At this writing, 59 percent of all theaters remain closed by Covid-19 regulations.
That includes some theaters that reopened this week, mostly in Colorado.
According to industry sources, there’s no indications that theaters will close again — but some are considering reduced hours, opening only on weekends, and other cost-saving options.These new theaters, along with some theaters bringing back earlier films, led to several titles increasing screen counts such as “Fatale” (which debuted on PVOD Friday).
The current #3, “News of the World,
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