Movie Talk: ‘Black Panther’ Predicted to Make $120 Million Opening Weekend

     January 26, 2018

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Clarke Wolfe, Jay Washington, and John Rocha discuss the following:

  • Variety reports that early tracking on Black Panther puts its North American opening in the $100 million to $120 million range for the four-day Presidents Day weekend.
  • Multiple photographs of Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel outfit leaked online while she was on set in Atlanta.
  • Deadline reports that Casey Affleck is withdrawing from presenting the Best Actress award at this year’s Oscars. An Academy spokesperson said that they “appreciate the decision to keep the focus on the show and on the great work of this year.”
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix co-star Evan Peters confirmed that Hans Zimmer is returning to score the film while on Josh Horowitz’s “HappySadConfused” podcast.
  • In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, Tom Rothman, the Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, said that he hopes to have Jumanji 3 ready for Christmas 2019, where it will go head-to-head with J.J. AbramsStar Wars: Episode IX.
  • Live Twitter Questions

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