“Black Panther” will easily rule over Alicia Vikander’s “Tomb Raider” reboot at the North American box office this weekend for a rare fifth straight victory, early estimates showed on Friday
Disney-Marvel’s mega-hit “Black Panther” — which has already grossed $578.4 million domestically in its first four weeks — is heading for about $27 million at 3,942 sites, which would be the fourth-highest fifth weekend gross of all time. It will also become by Sunday the seventh film to hit the $600 million mark.
Warner Bros.-MGM’s “Tomb Raider” took in $2.1 million on Thursday night and is expected to make between $21 million and $22 million from 3,842 locations this weekend. The studio had projected an opening between $23 million and $25 million earlier this week.