Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Box Office: “Spider Man: Far from Home” Crosses $100 Million Today, Heads to $170 Million Week Through Sunday


The Box office continues to be all about Spider Man, and Amy Pascal.

“Far from From” grossed $25 million yesterday, bringing its US total to $91 million. Tonight it will cross the $100 million mark after four days. The weekend should bring it to $150-$170 million.

Producer Amy Pascal left Sony Pictures after the crazy Wikileaks-Korean hacking incident revealed all sorts of embarrassing emails from and to everyone at the studio. She took Spider Man with her because at that point, no one wanted it or knew what do with it. Amy did.

Pascal has now had two monster live action Spider Man movies, plus the Oscar winning “Into the Spider Verse” animated movie. You can’t do better than this in the movie business. She’s a one -woman Ziegfeld. Bravo to her, not just as a female producer, but a producer period!


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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