Welcome to "Box Office Battle," The Fly's weekly preview projecting what the top films will be at the box office this weekend.
'SPIDER-MAN' SEEN REPEATING: Sony's (SNE) superhero sequel "Spider-Man: Far From Home," which won the box office last weekend with a domestic gross of $185M, is expected to take the top spot for the second week in a row. The superhero film, which stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Samuel L. Jackson, is anticipated to gross of nearly $42M in its sophomore weekend.
NEW RELEASES: Films of note releasing this weekend include Paramount's (VIA) "Crawl," an alligator horror-thriller produced by Sam Raimi. The movie is debuting in over 3,100 locations, according to Box Office Mojo, and is expected to bring in $12.5M in its opening weekend. Meanwhile, Fox's (FOXA) action comedy "Stuber," starring Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani, is anticipated to open this weekend with a domestic gross of about $7.5M.
OVERALL DOMESTIC PROJECTIONS:
- Spider-Man: Far From Home: $41.7M
- Toy Story 4: $22M
- Crawl: $12.5M
- Stuber: $7.5M
- Yesterday: $6.2M
Other publicly traded companies in filmmaking include AT&T (T), CBS (CBS), Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK), Disney (DIS), and Lionsgate (LGF.A, LGF.B).