'Lego Movie 2' and 'What Men Want' To Lead Weekend Newcomers
Published: February 07, 2019
Following last weekend's poor showing at the domestic box office, February gets underway in earnest this weekend with four new releases including The Lego Movie 2 and What Men Want, both of which are looking at strong starts. Additionally, Lionsgate release of Summit's Cold Pursuit and Orion's The Prodigy will hope for solid starts, given their budgets, in the high single digits as all four new releases hope to be the top four films on the weekend box office chart. Looking at an easy #1 finish is Warner Bros.'s release of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which will open in over 4,300 locations * including showings in 2D, 3D, IMAX, Dbox and more * with the studio anticipating a debut anywhere from $50-55 million. This projection mostly jibes with what we're seeing, with IMDb page view data trending similar to, or out-performing, comp titles such as Kung Fu Panda 3 and Hotel Transylvania 2....
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