By Jamie Lovett - May 6, 2018 04:19 pm EDT Share 6 Comments 6 Avengers: Infinity War has officially had the second-best second weekend of all time at the box office. Avengers: Infinity War earned an estimated $112.5 million in its second frame. That's less than the expected $120 million that the movie was estimated to make after earning $31.8 million in its second Friday but still enough to surpass Black Panther's $111.6 million second weekend take. The film is now one of only five films ever to make $100 million at the domestic box office on its second weekend. The other three are Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($149 million), Jurassic World ($106 million), and a third Marvel Studios film, Marvel's The Avengers ($103 million). Avengers: Infinity War’s box office total will stand at $450.8 million, making it the second-fastest film to the $400 million mark ever at the domestic box office. Globally, Avengers: Infinity War is the fastest film ever to hit … [Read more...] about ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Box Office Second Weekend Numbers Are Officially Out
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Back in April, while promoting the summer blockbuster Captain America: Civil War, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige teased that the cast and director for the studio's long-awaited Captain Marvel will be announced at some point this summer. Then in June, reports surfaced that actress Brie Larson, fresh off her Best Actress Oscar win for Room, was the studio's top choice, but her involvement was never confirmed. At the very end of the Marvel Studios Hall H panel, all of the cast members and filmmakers had gathered to take a huge Marvel family photo, when Kevin Feige revealed the newest member of the Marvel family, Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel. For those who couldn't make the journey to SDCC this year, we have video of this very special Hall H announcement. Many had suspected that Marvel would make this news official at their Comic-Con panel, especially since Brie Larson was already confirmed to be in Hall H earlier on Saturday, as part of Warner Bros. panel … [Read more...] about Captain Marvel Comic-Con Video Introduces Brie Larson as Marvel’s Newest Superhero
While Hollywood flicks like Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther are changing the game at the Indian box office, the industry expects this segment to receive a bigger share in the country’s theatrical box office collections in 2018.According to a report by EY, box office collections of Hollywood movies (inclusive of all the Indian language dubbed versions) in India remained stagnant in 2017. Out of the total revenue that films collected in the country last year which was recorded at Rs 9,630 crore, Hollywood movies clocked Rs 801 crore. This comprises around 13 percent of the total theatrical box office.However, after three consecutive years of healthy growth since 2013, Hollywood cinegoers remained stagnant at 75 million last year, marginally down from 78 million in 2016.Close But it looks like Hollywood has come back to the Indian market in 2018 with a bang and this time again it is banking on its hit formula of bringing stories about superheroes battling … [Read more...] about Is Hollywood on course to grow its earnings in India in 2018 or will it remain stagnant like 2017?