Warner Bros. and DC Films Aquaman is coming to the end of its second weekend in international cinemas. News is beginning to trickle in that the characters first solo movie is continuing to prove profitable at the box office.
In second weekend news the movie is holding well in China and expected to make a further $50M+ by the end of Sunday.
On Friday Aquaman made around $27M from international market including $15M in China alone. On Saturday that is expected to rise to around $30-$35M. Sunday should close out the weekend around $25-$30M. Expectations are the movie will close out the weekend by adding $110M to its total box office.
Forbes is now predicting Aquaman to be the first post-Nolan DC movie to cross $1 billion at the worldwide box office!
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman stars Jason Momoa in the title role of Arthur Curry/Aquaman. The film also stars Amber Heard as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe as Vulko; Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna.
The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.