It’s been greater than a decade within the making, however Avatar: The Way of Water is lastly coming to theaters on December 16. How a lot cash might it make? Early monitoring estimates have arrived, signaling that the film might earn between $150 million-$170 million for its opening weekend within the US.
(*2*)The Hollywood Reporter provided these figures, happening to state that they’re “conservative estimates” for a way the film may carry out stateside.
For comparability, the 2009 authentic earned $77 million over its first weekend within the US again in December 2009. The movie stayed in theaters for a very long time and continued to generate profits for weeks and months after launch, happening to earn $785 million in North America and $2.1 billion from worldwide markets for a complete worldwide field workplace results of $2.92 billion. It is the highest-grossing film worldwide ever.
THR notes that The Way of Water is half-hour longer than the unique film, which can restrict what number of screenings per day a theater can host.
Some industry-watchers consider The Way of Water might make $200 million-plus for its opening weekend. Time will inform.
According to writer-director James Cameron, The Way of Water must make round $1 billion to show a revenue. He has mentioned The Way of Water is a really dangerous enterprise resolution.
Cameron has mentioned the unique Avatar carried out so effectively as a result of it is a “f**king gigantic adventure that’s an all-consuming emotional experience that leaves you wrung out by the end of movie.” He went on to say it was “groundbreaking visually” and nonetheless holds up right now, greater than a decade after its launch.
Avatar: The Way of Water involves theaters on December 16. Tickets at the moment are on sale and a brand new trailer has arrived–watch it above.