Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Earns $86M in First 3 Days, Eyes $100M Holiday Bow
While the box office’s holiday weekend is not yet over, Aladdin is already posting big earnings in its three-day weekend run.
The Disney live-action title has grossed $86.1 million in its release so far, already out-pacing earlier estimates that it would gross $80 million for the entire Memorial Day holiday. Aladdin is now on pace for a $100 million plus four-day bow.
Guy Ritchie directed Aladdin, which stars Will Smith as the Genie and Mena Massoud as the titular hero, a charming street rat who masquerades as a prince to win the affections of Princess Jasmine, played by Naomi Scott. The movie musical, produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich’s Rideback, opened wide in 4,400 locations…….read more