Many films suffered at the box office this weekend with Vin Diesel’s Bloodshot only opening to $9.3 million domestically.
The coronavirus had caused the shutdown of movie productions, pulled release dates, and caused AMC to limit the capacity of their theaters to 50% for showings. Well, the repercussions of the coronavirus were definitely felt at the box office this weekend. According to Deadline, the domestic weekend box office only earned $55 million total, the lowest in 22-years.
The biggest film opening this weekend was Vin Diesel’s Bloodshot, which only made $9.3 million and finished third at the box office. Pixar’s Onward retained the top spot with $10.5 million and I Still Believe earned $9.3 million. It’s unclear when the next major release will come out with movies being removed from the schedule daily. Disney and other studios have pulled major releases like Mulan, The New Mutants, No Time To Die, and F9.
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Here is the official synopsis for Bloodshot:
Based on the bestselling comic book, Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in his veins, he’s an unstoppable force –stronger than ever and able to heal instantly. But in controlling his body, the company has sway over his mind and memories, too. Now, Ray doesn’t know what’s real and what’s not – but he’s on a mission to find out.
Directed by Dave Wilson from a script written by Jeff Wadlow and Eric Heisserer, Bloodshot stars Vin Diesel, Sam Heughan, Guy Pearce, Eiza González, Toby Kebbell, Talulah Riley, Alex Hernandez, Lamorne Morris, and Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson.
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