‘Lego Movie 2’ Builds $1.5 Million, ‘What Men Want’ Close Behind on Thursday Night
Published: February 09, 2019
“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” built $1.5 million during Thursday night preview showings in North America and another $600,000 from Jan. 26 screenings.Paramount Pictures’ comedy “What Men Want” launched with $1.3 million in previews. Meanwhile, Lionsgate’s Liam Neeson thriller “Cold Pursuit” took in $540,000 from Thursday previews at 2,050 locations.Thursday previews for “The Lego Batman Movie” generated $2.2 million on its way to a $53 million opening weekend in February 2017. The original “The Lego Movie” made $425,000 in previews, then debuted with an impressive $69 million on the same weekend in 2014.“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is opening at 4,303 sites and has been pegged for an opening in the $50 million range this weekend.Chris Pratt is returning to voice Master Builder Emmet Brickowski, along with the new character Rex Dangervest. The unfailingly optimistic Emmet has been searching the galaxy for Lucy (voiced by Elizabeth Banks) after her abduction by a malevolent, alien force....
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