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Shazam! Wrath of the Gods Opens to $30 Million – The Hollywood Reporter


DC and New Line Cinema Shazam! Wrath of the Gods He feels contempt.

The film opened to $11.7 million on Friday, including $3.4 million in previews, for an expected debut weekend of around $30 million.

It would mark one of the worst superhero movie debuts in Hollywood, as well as one of the worst films in the DC Cinematic Universe, including those released during the pandemic. It is well behind its first domestic opening of $53.5 million Shazam! In 2019, not adjusted for inflation.

Sixth scream It’s still a major contender in its second weekend and could earn $18 million. The third dogma also remains A top competitor and you could earn close to $16 million.

Pre-release tracking suggested Shazam! Wrath of the Gods It will open to at least $35 million this weekend. Others think she has a shot at $40 million.

Shazam 2Rotten Tomatoes critics’ score is 54 percent. That compares to a 90 percent for the 2019 film. The sequel also earned a quieter B+ CinemaScore, compared to the first’s A.

Families — who played a major role in the first film’s sudden success — remain an experiential challenge for moviegoers in the age of a pandemic.

Wrath of the Gods It is the twelfth installment in the DC Extended Universe and the first to be released since Warner Bros. Chief Discovery. David Zaslav by exploiting James Gunn and Shazam! Franchise producer Peter Safran is running DC Studios and engineering an overhaul.

Wrath of the Gods Also coming up is the future of DC characters and the actors who were introduced before Gunn and Safran took over the scale. Superman actor Henry Cavill, for one, won’t be returning. Levi spoke about his future at the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday, saying Hollywood Reporter: “I am very happy with this movie…. I hope it won’t be the last.”

Directed by David F. Sandburg Shazam! Wrath of the Gods From a script by Henry Jayden and Chris Morgan.

Shazam 2The villains are the daughters of Atlas, a trio of ancient gods who have come to Earth to retrieve the magical powers taken from them by the wizard Shazam (Djimon Hounsou). Of course, it’s up to Billy Batson, aka Shazam (Asher Angel/Zachary Levi) to defeat the villains, along with his extended family/fellow superheroes Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer/Adam Brody), Eugene (Ian Chen/Ross Butler) , Darla (Faithe Herman/Meagan Good), Pedro (Jovan Armand/DJ Cotrona) and Mary (Grace Caroline Currey, playing both regular and superhero versions of her character with a hairstyle change).

The gods Hespera, Calypso, and Anthea are played by Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu, and in her first film since her breakout role in Spielberg’s film. west side storyand Rachel Ziegler, respectively.

The numbers will be updated on Sunday.

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.