Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is eyeing a disappointing $38M opening after $12.5M Friday. Analysts had pegged it at a $45-50M in tracking earlier this week. The movie, which originally had a May 2020 release
was mooved up by Disney to the Halloween frame. The first one opened to nearly $70M and early a little over $750M globally in 2014.
Joker is looking at a $28M third weekend, beating Zombieland 2 for second place which eyes $26M opening (after $10.5M Friday).
Constance Wu and JLo's Hustlers should cross $100M this weekend.