Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” is on the verge of a third straight week at number one and is expected to take in $19 million this weekend from 3,748 screenings.
Coming in second at the box office is Warner Bros.-D.C. Entertainment’s “Justice League” in its fourth weekend, just ahead of “Wonder” with $9 million at 3,508 North American sites.
Wonder” starring Julia Roberts is in its third weekend and looking to reel in around $8 million. “Justice League” crossed the $200 million milestone on Tuesday on its 19th day, becoming the 10th movie to achieve that mark in 2017.
“Wonder,” playing at 3,518 sites, should cross the $100 million mark by the end of the weekend. With a relatively modest $20 million budget, the film has been extremely profitable for Lionsgate.
A24’s expansion of James Franco’s “The Disaster Artist” from 19 to about 840 locations is pegged to take in around $6 million, battling it out with the sixth weekend of Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” for the fourth place slot. The comedy-drama ascended from 12th last weekend after generating $1.2 million in its first weekend.
“Thor: Ragnarok’s” projected take of about $6 million will bring its domestic cumulative to over $300 million.