Disney rubs its hands again before the forecasts of collection in theaters that its new live actionthe one of The little Mermaidand that opens This Friday May 26also in Spain, with the addition that in the United States it will have with the advantage of Monday 29, a holiday for the celebration of Memorial Day.
Four days that are expected to be of great help for the adaptation with flesh and blood characters, among them Javier Bardem playing King Triton, and a lot of CGI of the immortal tale written by Hans Christian Andersen and that the company of the Mouse has also converted in one of his great animation classics in 1989. A proposal that also marked the resurgence of the studios, a new golden era for its animated feature films, which would be followed by such celebrated and beloved titles as Beauty and the Beast, aladdin either The Lion King.
According to the forecasts collected by The Hollywood Reporter, in this long weekend The little Mermaid directed by Rob Marshalland starring halle baileycould enter about 120 million dollars on North American screens. And it is that the forecasts place it slightly above the 116.8 million that the live action of aladdin in 2019, in pre-pandemic times. Also that in the rest of the international markets it could be done with another juicy figure 80 million more.
When it comes to opening records on Memorial Day weekend, number one is Top Gun: Maverick with their $160.5 million harvested in May last year, followed by the 139.8 of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End in 2007 and the 126.9 of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in 2008.
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