In a recent report, Aquaman has made nearly $3M in Amazon Prime Previews alone, putting it ahead of other films like Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle.
According to the report, the film made roughly $2.9M, beating out Sony Pictures’ Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. The film had earned roughly $1.86M in these previews around the same time last year and went on to become one of the studio’s biggest hits.
Amazon Prime Previews are essentially paid packaged sneak previews. The sales allow for the studios to get a better idea of an audience’s interest in a film and help make projections for the film’s box office numbers based on it. While there is no way to definitively say how these numbers will translate to the film’s overall figures, larger preview hauls tend to equate to a bigger hit of a film. And Aquaman certainly has been making big box office waves overseas.
Since the film debuted, Aquaman has made over $261M ahead of its US release. In addition, it broke the 10-day box office record in China that was previously held by Captain America: Civil War and is currently looking to be one of the biggest hits of the year. However, the film will also be facing stiff competition in the United States in the forms of the Bumblebee film and Mary Poppins Returns which will be released around the same time later this month. So how well the film will perform in the United States is anyone’s guess.
What do you all make of this? Are you hoping for a big box office haul for Aquaman? Do the preview numbers bolster your hope that the film may earn a decent amount of money in the United States? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Wiknowm Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.
New ‘Elseworlds’ Stills Include A New Look At Ruby Rose As Batwoman
Some brand new stills from the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event entitled Elseworlds have hit the web, courtesy of The CW. The new stills in particular give us a brand new look at actress Ruby Rose as Batwoman as well as some new images of our beloved heroes Green Arrow (Grant Gustin), The Flash (Stephen Amell) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoist).
The new image of Ruby Rose as Batwoman gives us yet another exciting look at the character that will help showcase Gotham City to the Arrowverse through this exciting narrative. You can check out the new stills in the gallery by clicking “Next”.
What do you make of these new stills from the Elseworlds crossover? Are you excited to see Ruby Rose as Batwoman for the first time? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news from the Arrowverse.
Here is the synopsis for the first chapter of the Elseworlds event:
EPIC ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — When Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell) wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn’t believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl’s (guest star Melissa Benoist) help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara’s cousin, Clark Kent (guest star Tyler Hoechlin), and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch). LaMonica Garrett guest stars as The Monitor. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Sam Chalsen.
The 2018 Elseworlds crossover starts with a special episode of The Flash on Sunday, December 9 and continues with Arrow on Monday, December 10. The three-night event will then conclude with Supergirl on Tuesday, December 11.
All three entries will air at 8:00 p.m. ET on their respective nights.