UPDATE ‘TMNT’ opens to $65M domestic, $93.7M worldwide

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UPDATE: Studio estimates on Sunday are forecasting that ‘TMNT‘ will take $65M at the domestic box office over the weekend, with an additional $28.7M from overseas openings the franchise reboot looks set for a worldwide opening weekend of $93.7M.

The domestic total sets the film up as the fourth biggest opening weekend for August behind ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘, ‘The Bourne Ultimatum‘ and ‘Rush Hour 2‘.

A sequel to ‘TMNT‘ has now been lined up for release on 3rd June 2016. No word yet on whether Liebesman will return to direct but expect this new big-screen franchise to continue.

 

Read our original article on the opening day gross below:

Great news for fans of the ninja turtles as the new film directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michael Bay opened in the us on Thursday night taking $4.6M followed by a further $22M on Friday.

Paramount Pictures had publicly stated they hoped for an opening weekend in the high $40M bracket but forecasters now expect the film to reach a weekend gross closer to $60M.

Like it or not the heroes in a half shell are having a good weekend! You can checkout all our coverage of ‘TMNThere.

TMNT‘ opens in the UK on 17th October. Go ninja, go ninja, go!

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