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Beast (2022)

Box Office: August Revenue Tumbles 43 Percent From Pre-Pandemic Times

A slow August at the domestic box office wasn’t an ideal way to end a summer that was otherwise a huge boon for theater owners and Hollywood studios as they collectively emerged from the COVID-19 crisis. Revenue for August 2022 looks to clock in at estimated $475 million-$477 million, which — outside of the past […]

Box Office: ‘The Invitation’ Leads Horrifyingly Slow Weekend With $7M

The dog days of August can always bring a downturn in moviegoing, but this year is horrifyingly bad. Sony’s The Invitation limped to No. 1 domestically with $7 million from 3,114 theaters in its opening, according to Sunday estimates. Overseas, it started off with $1.6 million from its first 19 markets, many of them smaller, […]

Box Office: ‘Dragon Ball Super 2’ Slays ‘Beast’ With $20M-Plus Debut

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero opened to an impressive $20.1 million-plus at the North American box office, easily enough to win the weekend. That number could climb higher once Sunday grosses are tallied. Crunchyroll, which is distributing the Japanese movie in North America, says the sequel is scoring the best global opening ever for an […]

Guest Column: ‘Beast’ Producer James Lopez Says Going on Safari in South Africa “Awoke Something in Me”

Making Beast was my first time in Africa, but it won’t be the last. I landed in March 2021 to prep the film in Cape Town, South Africa, and to begin our location scouts. The very first place we visited actually ended up being one of the places we filmed, in the Limpopo region, near […]