“Aladdin” is looking at a strong opening weekend.
Everybody’s been talking about the new Aladdin for the past few weeks, whether they’ve been terrified or excited for the final results. Either way, there’s been a widespread curiosity about . For many of us, the original Aladdin was a staple film for our childhoods and unfortunately, remakes don’t always hit the mark. Either way, it’s clear that the film will have
Aladdin is on pace to earn $109M during its opening weekend, according to Variety. The 4,476 North American theaters that are showing the film this weekend in North America already earned $31M on its opening day. At this pace, it’s expected to earn another $87M during the rest of the four-day weekend. If the projections hold true, Aladdin will have the sixth highest Memorial Day weekend debut of all time, following X-Men: Days Of Past which earned $110.5M in its opening weekend in 2014.
Aside from Aladdin, Disney continues to prove its a force to be messed with. Avengers is still doing numbers on the board with the film expected to do $22M within its fifth weekend. It’s already shattered a ton of records but at this rate, it could be in the running for biggest movie of all time. Avatar currently holds the record with $2.78B and Avengers is not far behind with $2.65B.