As theatres swing back into the Spider-Verse, the highly anticipated sequel, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”, captured a remarkable $17.35 million in Thursday previews, setting the stage for an expected opening weekend of $80 million or more.
According to Variety, the film aims to surpass its predecessor, which opened with $35.4 million and had $3.5 million in Thursday previews in 2018. READ MORE: Tom Holland Says ‘Spider-Man 4’ Is Paused ‘In Solidarity With The Writers’ “Across the Spider-Verse” swings into impressive heights with the second-highest preview gross for an animated film, just behind “The Incredibles 2”, and the second-highest previews for any “Spider-Man” movie, trailing only “Spider-Man: No Way Home”.
As the film spins its web worldwide, it amassed an impressive $13.5M in international box office markets through Thursday, as reported by Deadline.
Noteworthy milestones include India breaking the local opening day record for an animated movie, Mexico doubling the opening day of “Into the Spider-Verse”, and the UK achieving 5.3 times the original. READ MORE: Hailee Steinfeld Reveals Whether She Could Ever See Herself Playing ‘Hawkeye’ And ‘Spider-Man’ Roles In The Same ‘Multiversal Movie’ The iconic web-slinger’s popularity continues in China, where the film garners high scores among critics and audiences, with a local gross of $4M.Read more on etcanada.com