‘The Fall Guy’ Headed Toward $28M Debut

The guy who falls just in time kicks off the summer movie season with a No. 1 debut at the box office this weekend, but it comes in below the initial tracking. After earning $10.4 million on Friday, the feature is now expected to open to $28 million for the weekend, down from the previous tracking that put it between $30 million and $35 million.

The film earned an A-CinemaScore from audiences, so it’s possible that word of mouth could help the film catch up in the coming weeks. The guy who falls just in time reportedly had a net budget of $130 million when taking into account incentives for filming in Australia. Abroad, it is planned to welcome another $25.8 million over the weekend, which would bring its overall haul to $65.4 million. (It already opened in some markets last week.) The guy who falls just in timeThe numbers are down from a year ago, when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 debuted to $118.4 million domestically, in line with what theater owners were hoping for for the summer launch.

David Leitch, the stuntman who has become a highly sought-after director over the last decade, is behind the project. Ryan Gosling leads the cast as a stuntman who must find the star of a missing film. Emily Blunt plays the director of the feature film, and she also happens to be the ex of Gosling’s character, with the action film also featuring romance. Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears as the missing movie star, with the cast also including Winston Duke, Hannah Waddingham and Stephanie Hsu. After premiering at South by Southwest in March, the film earned an 83% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Universal marketed the feature as a love letter to Hollywood and the stunt community, staging a stunt-heavy premiere, combat-centric television appearances and a theme park show. The feature film, based on the 1980s television series, comes at the height of Gosling’s popularity, following his Oscar-nominated performance as Ken in last summer’s film. barbieand notable moments at the Oscars and on Saturday Night Live. Leitch and his 87North banner, which he runs with his wife and producing partner Kelly McCormick, are known for their influential stunts on their films, such as Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2, Fast and Furious gifts: Hobbs and Shaw And High-speed train.

Amazon MGM Studios’ Challengers holds strong in its second weekend, dropping just 42 percent for an expected second-place finish of $8.7 million for a cume of $30.5 million. Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist star in this sexy tennis drama.

The other new release of the weekend is the feature-length horror film with a budget of $8 million. Tarot from Sony’s Screen Gems. It comes from directors Spenser Cohen and Anna Halberg and focuses on a group of seven friends who accidentally release an evil entity trapped in a cursed Tarot card deck. Audiences gave it a low C-CinemaScore, while critics gave it 8% on Rotten Tomatoes. The studio has embarked on an all-digital marketing campaign for Tarot (so no TV, no billboards), and it’s expected to come in fourth with $6.3 million, behind a re-release of Star Wars: The Phantom Menacewhich returns to theaters for its 25th anniversary as well as the Star Wars-centric celebration of May 4. It is expected to gross $7.5 million.

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