Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, is parcelling out carefully selected breadcrumbs of data amid fears that lower than usual ticket sales during the pandemic will make "Tenet" appear to be a flop.
Warner Bros. new film "Tenet", a clever blockbuster that slips between espionage and science fiction, is being billed as the film of the summer that operators hope will reboot the beleaguered industry amid coronavirus pandemic.
The release date is welcome news for movie theater operators, who are counting on big-budget movies such as 'Tenet' to help lure audiences out of their homes during the pandemic.
The Hollywood Reporter said the movie was a separate project from a new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie that was announced as in development last year.
Universal and DreamWorks’ World War I drama defeats Disney’s “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker,” the final chapter in the sequel trilogy that has ruled box office charts since debuting in late December.
After less than two weeks in theatres, “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” has generated $725 million globally, distinguishing itself as the 10th-highest grossing movie of the year worldwide and seventh-biggest in the US.
The film starring Angelina Jolie in the title role took in $36.9 million, but that was well shy of projections that it would earn $45 million and a sharp drop-off from the first film's $69.4 million launch in 2014.
The epic finale to Disney-owned Marvel's 22-movie "Infinity Saga" story-arc took in an estimated $1.5 million at home and abroad in its 13th weekend to bring its total since its April 26 release to $2.7902 billion.
The Pixar film tops the box office, but still comes in below expectations, following a string of disappointing sequels this summer.
"Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust.
The tentpole is DC's first comic-book entry to surpass $1 billion in ticket sales since "The Dark Knight Rises" in 2012.
Warner Bros. release 'Aquaman' beat Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns' and Paramount's 'Bumblebee' with $67.4 million in ticket sales over the holiday weekend.
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