THE BUTLER to Serve Weekend Competition with $25M; Leaves KICK-ASS 2, JOBS and PARANOIA Holding the Door
The Butler, Kick-Ass 2, Jobs, Paranoia
Deadline.com reports that Lee Daniels' THE BUTLER, with megastar Oprah, served its competition at this weekend's box office, with a nearly $9 million opening on Friday and heading toward $25 million or more by Sunday.
The Weinstein Company should likely thank Oprah for taking on her first film role in 15 years and drawing curious crowds.
Read the original report here.
Superhero comedy KICK-ASS 2 opened with a less-than-violent bang on Friday with $5.5 million and is looking to bring in $15.6 this weekend. The first KICK-ASS film opened to $19.8 million in 2010, faring not much better than its sequel.
Open Road's Steve Jobs biopic JOBS, starring Ashton Kutcher, took just $2.4 million on Friday, with an anticipated $6.7 million weekend gross.
Finally, in last place at No. 10 is PARANOIA with Liam Hemsworth and Harrison Ford, which drew just $1.3 million on Friday and is shooting for $4 million for the weekend.