“Annabelle: Creation” isn’t just fleshing out New Line Cinema’s self-proclaimed “Conjuring Universe,” it’s also helping to save the back half of the summer box office. The prequel to 2014’s “Annabelle” is conjuring up a $36 million domestic debut.
According to estimates, Warner Bros.’ supernatural horror will easily win its opening weekend after taking in $15 million from 3,502 locations on Friday, including Thursday night previews. Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto, and Anthony Lapaglia star in the origin story behind the killer, antique doll from director David F. Sandberg.
Also in the double digits for WB, “Dunkirk” continues to steamroll its blockbuster competition in second place. Despite being in its fourth frame, Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama is expected to add just under $11 million to its total after making just over $3 million from 3,762 screens on Friday. That number is also expected to officially put »
- JD Knapp
Similar News ItemsChristopher Nolan (I)
- New Avengers: Infinity War character, Han Solo cameo, new Blade Runner 2049 footage and more – Daily News Roundup (From Flickeringmyth. 22 August 2017, 11:48 PM, PDT)
- Hollywood and the closing cinematic window (From Den of Geek. 22 August 2017, 10:20 PM, PDT)
- The Joker Origin Story Movie: Martin Scorsese Producing, Todd Phillips to Direct (From Indiewire. 22 August 2017, 3:35 PM, PDT)
- Star Wars: what could an Obi-Wan movie entail? (From Den of Geek. 20 August 2017, 8:53 AM, PDT)
- China's Puji Capital backs Peter Guber's Mandalay Endurance (From ScreenDaily. 18 August 2017, 1:40 AM, PDT)
- Chinese Investor Launches Puji Films, Backs Peter Guber’s Mandalay Endurance (From Variety - Film News. 17 August 2017, 7:15 PM, PDT)
Stephen King (I)
- First images from Stephen King adaptation 1922 starring Thomas Jane (From Flickeringmyth. 23 August 2017, 5:29 AM, PDT)
- Limited Number of 1st Edition ‘It’ Books Being Rebound for Incredible Gift Set (From Bloody-Disgusting.com. 22 August 2017, 3:10 PM, PDT)
- Endemol Shine North America Names Spike TV Vet Sharon Levy President of Unscripted, Scripted TV (From Variety - TV News. 22 August 2017, 12:15 PM, PDT)