After many months with no promising new product, exhibitors are about to have a merry Christmas.
We’re not expecting the hefty ticket sales Christmas used to bring, but tracking reports indicate moviegoers want to see the holiday openings.
Lionsgate’s R thriller FATALE, arriving 12/18, stars Hilary Swank & Michael Ealy. It’s tracking best with -25M and next best with +25M.
Three new films and 1 reissue will hit theatres 12/25. WB/DC’s PG-13 action fantasy WONDER WOMAN 1984 reteams Gal Gadot with Patty Jenkins, director of the 2017 original. It’s tracking huge with +25M and nearly as well with +25F—and is scoring well above the norms with all 4 demos.
Sony/Tencent’s PG-13 MONSTER HUNTER stars Milla Jovovich in an action fantasy based on the Capcom video game. It’s tracking well and almost equally with +25M, -25M & +25F.
Universal/Playtone’s PG-13 awards contender drama NEWS OF THE WORLD reteams Tom Hanks with his CAPTAIN PHILLIPS director Paul Greengrass (pictured). It’s tracking best with +25M & +25F.
Roadside’s reissue of the 2002 G rated family fantasy PINOCCHIO is from director/co-writer/star Roberto Benigni. It’s tracking best with +25M.