Spider-Man: Homecoming hit cinemas in the UK today but fans in North America have a couple more days to wait. Whilst excitement for Sony/Marvel release builds Deadline and looking ahead to the films potential weekend gross.
Coming off the positive buzz from Tom Hollands debut in Captain America: Civil War expectations are high. The film has officially be rated fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and is holding a score of 92%. Doing their usual magical calculations looking at other Spidey films and the rest of the MCU they’ve landed on a figure of $100-$120m for it’s opening weekend in North America.
Sony Pictures themselves are giving a more conservative estimate of $80-$90m. We’ll know late Saturday/early Sunday whether those figures have come in as expected. As always we will keep you updated!
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A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
Starring Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., MIchael Keaton. The film is directed by Jon Watts from a screenplay by Watts, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein and others. Spider-Man: Homecoming is in UK cinemas now!