US box office charts With X-Men New Mutants and Bill

US box office charts: With “X-Men: New Mutants” and “Bill

With the “X-Men” spin-off “New Mutants”, the first superhero blockbuster after the corona lockdown has started. The lukewarm box office result should not only have to do with the many cinemas that are still closed.

Eyes shut and go for it. That is apparently the motto with which Disney is currently releasing films that the mouse studio automatically took over with the 70 billion dollar purchase from competitor Fox, although trust in the projects seems to be very limited. There are good reasons for the fact that the horror spin-off “X-Men: New Mutants” from “Das Schicksal ist ein Louser Betrayer” director Josh Boone, which was shot three years ago, also falls into this category.

With a stutter start – but at least it starts:

But that’s a blessing for North American cinemas. Because while Disney moved its sure mega-hit “Mulan” to the streaming service Disney as a precaution, “New Mutants” started last Friday, although not all US states have reopened their cinemas (especially the two largest markets New York and Los Angeles are still missing).

“X-Men: New Mutants” was shown in a little more than 2,400 cinemas – and grossed around seven million dollars on the first weekend! That is certainly not the world, but it is a first step – before Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” finally starts in the United States next Friday!

“X-Men: New Mutants” was shown in a little more than 2,400 cinemas – and grossed around seven million dollars on the first weekend!

Cathleen Taff, who is responsible for the group’s global publishing strategy, was also pleased, according to Variety: “It’s an encouraging result. We didn’t expect everyone to hit theaters right away. But it clearly shows that there is an appetite for the cinema. “

This is how “New Mutants” would have gone without Corona

David A. Gross, who runs the Hollywood consulting firm FranchiseRe, has calculated according to Variety that “New Mutants” would have grossed around 14 million dollars if all 6,000 cinemas in the country had already opened again.

that “New Mutants” would have grossed around 14 million dollars if all 6,000 cinemas in the country had already opened again.

In other words: Whoever brings out a film now has to forego about half of the income – although it can very well be that this consolidates a bit further, because a) the films are currently showing longer than usual in the cinemas and b) the other countries will still join them at some point and then possibly fuel the gross profit again LosMovies.

On the other hand, the bill looks very different with the sequel “Bill

On the other hand, the bill looks very different with the sequel “Bill

In the end, it only brought together almost exactly one million dollars in revenue – but “Bill

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