‘Wonder Woman 1984’ scores top post-lockdown North American debut, WB fast-tracks third film

Studio says Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot on board.Warner Bros.

reported an estimated $16.7m North American theatrical debut and $85m global running total for Wonder Woman 1984 on Sunday (December 27) and said it is fast-tracking development on a trilogy-concluding instalment with writer-director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot on board.The North American launch delivered the highest post-lockdown Friday-Sunday debut weekend of any feature in 2020 from 2,151 open cinemas operating at limited capacity – a footprint of 39% representing 56% of total box office.This compares to the $9.7m launch of Universal’s Croods 2 in the last weekend of November when roughly 60% of sites were open,

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