A new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic science-fiction novel Dune The weekend grossed $35.8 million at the box office internationally. Of all the films released this weekend, Doon, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, And free guGiven the restrictions from the pandemic in many markets, y performed well. Directed by Canadian Denis Villeneuve, Dune It is set to get off to a good start before its October 22 release in the US. It will also be available on HBO Max.
‘Doon’ performs well at the international box office despite the impact of the pandemic
On a budget of $165 million, Dune One needs to perform well to become a hit for Warner Bros. Weekend earnings from 24 overseas markets are off to a solid start, especially given the pandemic restrictions in several overseas territories. Dune 1 in most international markets, including $7.6 million in Russia and $7.5 million in France.
Dune director Villeneuve has an ambitious film arrival And blade runner 2049. It promises great visual effects and big action sequences. It features an ensemble cast including Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Isaacs, Josh Brolin, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista and Zendaya.
‘Doon’ released during pandemic
Warner Bros. is releasing Dune at an uncertain time. Many countries have capacity restrictions, and some require proof of vaccination to view the film. And there are markets such as Japan and Australia that have reinstated lockdown measures that have forced cinemas to close. on the plus side, dark blackE will open on October 22 in China, the world’s largest film market.
in America, Dune Will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on October 22. This strategy of the studio initially angered Villeneuve, who firmly believes that the film should be seen on the big screen. Warner Bros. is releasing Dune Later to curb piracy in North America.
Elsewhere at the box office…
Disney’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings It continued to do well at the box office, adding $20.3 million from 43 overseas territories for a total of $320 million internationally. It has earned $176 million domestically. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings It has become the fourth highest grossing film of the year. Another Marvel movie is expected to pass, Kali Mai, currently at $183.38 million, and has become the highest-grossing film in the US since the theaters reopened.
Another surprise hit Disney and 20 . Isth of the century free guy Coming in in second place, adding $5.20 million last weekend. With strong word of mouth, it has now grossed $108.58 million in North America and nearly $300 million globally. free guy Has proved popular in China, earning $85.6 million.
cry macho It earned a disappointing $4.52 million domestically for Warner Bros., which also premiered the western drama on HBO Max. Clint Eastwood has traditionally been a decent draw at the box office, but mixed critical reviews and its release on HBO Max affected its earnings.
Universal and MGM candy Man It dropped $3.50 million from box office receipts in its third week for a total of $53.17 million so far. Another horror film, Warner Bros. Fatal Added $2.68 million for earnings of $24.6 globally. Like Cry Macho, it debuted on HBO Max at the same time it was released in theaters in the US.
Finally, the Open Road and Briarcliffs copshowP earned barely $2.32 million at the box office. Directed by Joe Carnahan, the thriller received good critical reviews and opened exclusively in theatres.
‘Doon’ director Denis Villeneuve backs release in theaters and streaming