Downton Abbey Sequel Loses to Doctor Strange Madness

In a different world – i.e. before the pandemic – Downton Abbey The film blew everyone’s expectations when it opened in September 2019 at $31 million, a record best suited for home theater features.

A lot has changed since then.

2019 big screen customized for Julian FellowesThe hit British TV series has been fueled by moviegoers aged 45+ – the demo who have been the most reluctant to return to cinemas since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, particularly older women.

Fellowes continued at the weekend Downton Abbey: A New Era Epochs Opened for $16 million from 3,815 locations. While this matched the pre-release follow-up, it was behind the first film in particular and underscores the challenges facing films that rely on older consumers who are still concerned about COVID, whose habits have changed in times of the pandemic since the studios introduce new releases already three weeks via VOD Premium at home.

definitely, Downton Abbey 2 It generated a lot of interest from the over-55s (48 per cent), which was a promising sign, but visitor numbers haven’t been at the levels of 2019, when consumers over 55 made up 52 per cent of the holiday crowd. Like the first film, about 70 percent neue Don’t The audience was female.

Abroad, well reviewed Downton Abbey 2 North earned $35 million.

Written by Fellowes, the film follows the Grantham family’s journey to the south of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited mansion. There is also the question of whether the film crew is using the monastery to shoot a film.

Recurring cast members and new additions include Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggate, Michael Fox, Harry Haden Patton, Robert James Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie Macsheer, Tobbins Middleton, Leslie Nicole, Douglas Reith, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Natalie Bay and Dominic West.

Marvel and Disney’s superhero image Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness It had no problem staying at the top of the charts in its third weekend with $31.6 million for a domestic gross of $342.1 million and $803.2 million worldwide to become the second film in of the pandemic era after Spider-Man: There’s no place for home ($1.8 billion).

Dr Gharib 2 He achieved this feat after rejecting an image of James Bond No time to die ($774.2 million), released late last year, and the latest superhero image Batman ($768.5 million).

family movies the wicked and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 This is followed by $6.1 million and $3.9 million, respectively.

the wicked Now $74.4 million domestically and $182.2 million worldwide while Schall 2 was approaching $400 million after it closed Sunday, with $181 million domestically and $375 worldwide (a film that surpassed $400 million this weekend Anonymous).

Popular horror film A24 men It has opened in 2,212 cinemas across the country for screening at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend. Directed by Alex Garland, the film placed fifth with an estimated $3.3 million.

The title of the grantee A24 Everything everywhere at once Grossed $3.2 million to take the film’s domestic gross to $52.3 million – the highest-grossing film of all time for an independent posthumous distributor. Unpolished gems ($50 million).

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