Aquaman 2 Box Office: Theatrical release of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman 2 is slated for this month, and the initial box office forecast for its opening weekend has been unveiled. Read further for details!
As the release of Jason Momoa-led Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (Aquaman 2) approaches this month, anticipation is high among box office enthusiasts.
With DC having a lackluster run in 2023, all eyes are on this sequel to the $1 billion+ grosser, hopeful for a potential turnaround for the studio. Will this film prove to be a pivotal moment for DC? Stay tuned for early projections and insights!
Aquaman 2 Box Office: DC’s Disappointing Streak to Extend as Jason Momoa’s Film Eyes a Weaker Opening Than The Flash
The first installment, released in 2018, garnered favorable reviews from critics and thrived on positive word-of-mouth, leading to a lengthy stint in theaters. While its domestic performance was commendable, the film’s overseas collection was a particularly noteworthy surprise.
Aquaman amassed a remarkable $1.152 billion in global box office earnings, according to Box Office Mojo.
A significant portion, amounting to $816.92 million, was contributed by international markets. It secured the top spot as the highest-grossing film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), a position it still holds. Given this illustrious history, expectations are soaring for Aquaman 2.
Aquaman 2 Box Office: How much Aquaman 2 is expected to earn during the opening weekend?
According to Deadline’s recent report, box office projections for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, directed by James Wan and set to release on December 22nd, have been revealed. With the advantage of Christmas Day falling on a Monday, encompassing a 4-day window from Friday to Monday, the film is anticipated to earn between $50 million to $60 million at the North American box office.
Comparatively, the first installment had garnered $67.87 million during its opening weekend, indicating that Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is projecting lower figures despite the added appeal of being a sequel.
Aquaman 2 going to stay lower than The Flash?
DC’s recent disappointment, The Flash starring Ezra Miller, achieved an opening weekend gross of $55.04 million. Surprisingly, Aquaman 2 seems likely to fall below The Flash’s debut, with a projected figure of merely $50 million. This scenario signals troubling waters for the film, hinting at potential challenges arising from controversies surrounding Amber Heard’s role.
The performance of the Aquaman sequel at the box office remains to be seen. Keep following Bollywoodnewsflash for further updates and narratives on Hollywood box office insights and stories!
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