A story similar to that of Joker and Emma Stone as the protagonist: those two condiments were enough for Cruella to arrive with enormous anticipation to the screen this May 28 to the screen of Disney +. In theaters there was also a craving to see the film directed by Craig Gillespie, but in the box office numbers there was a surprise: was razed by A Quiet Place Part II, a film with Emiliy blunt and Cillian Murphy. Sight!
The film also garnered interest for being the villain of 101 Dalmatians, an iconic animated production of the last century. Also, the fact of having to pay USD 29.99 in Premier Access to see it in streaming made many people prefer to see it in the cinema. Although on its first day of release, the repercussions are not as expected.
According to data published by Deadline on the United States, Cruella grossed $ 1.4 million on its opening day at the box office. Although it is not a bad number, it was far from the 4.8 million generated by A Quiet Place Part II. The Paramount film hopes to reach the 30 million of collection in just four days.
The highest grossing production was also highly anticipated by fans because was delayed 15 months by the coronavirus pandemic. In turn, the first film in the saga was a success in 2018, raising no less than $ 340 million. A Quiet Place Part II has important figures in its cast such as Blunt, Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, and Djimon Hounsou.
Although it was overshadowed by its premiere, Stone’s film continues to be among the most anticipated of the month. A Spoiler poll showed that 93% want to see her (although only 10% would pay for the premier access) and her trailer seen by 71 million people on its first day: more than Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and Aladdin.
What is A Quiet Place Part II about?
“The Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sandy path.”, is the official synopsis.
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