It is truly the year of the horror film, as Jigsaw has breezed past its box office competition this weekend for $7.1 million so far, on pace for a $16 million opening haul.
Jigsaw‘s box office supremacy comes after we have seen record numbers for other 2017 horror flicks, including IT and Get Out. Jigsaw is also sharing the spotlight with Lionsgate’s other pre-Halloween release, Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, will take in $10 million in its second weekend.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, George Clooney’s Suburbicon is having a dismal debut. Currently standing at $1 million grossed so far, it is only on track for a $3 million tally this weekend, making it the worst opening of Clooney’s directorial career and worst opening in decades for star Matt Damon.
Meanwhile, veteran PTSD drama Thank You for Your Service is outperforming estimates with a haul of $1.5 million on Friday. The film, which stars Miles Teller, is projected to gross $4.1 million over the course of the weekend.
Overall, this has been a quiet final week of October at the box office. However, with big budget tentpole films such as Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League on the horizon, this lull will not last.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
5 Marvel Supporting Characters Who Need To Join The ‘Thor’ World
Now that Thor: Ragnarok is behind us, it’s time for fans to start speculating about where the God of Thunder is likely to go next! As things continue to change for Thor moving forward, it’s only fitting that the world around him starts to expand. Ragnarok is introducing newcomers Hela and Skurge to the Marvel Cinematic Universe family, but there’s always room for more expansion.
Thor has a rich group of supporting characters that have either gone on adventures with him or faced him on the battlefield. Some of Thor’s main companions, like Lady Sif and the Warriors Three, have already been introduced and become fan-favorite characters for MCU viewers. Given that Marvel Studios seems to like shaking things up, it seems likely that some of Thor’s lesser-known acquaintances will end up on the big screen soon enough.
Hit Next to find out about five characters who should join Thor on his next solo adventure!