Doctor Strange 2 All Set to Cast as the Biggest Opening Spell of this Year
Doctor Strange in the Multiuniverse of madness’ starring actor Benedict Cumberbatch is all set to emerge itself as the film with the biggest opening this year, so far, as per the reports.
The film has already ranked at nearly $100 million from 4,534 locations and should outpace the $134 million debut of Warner Bros’ comic book competitor ‘The Batman’ to further become the biggest the domestic box office opening of the calendar year.
As per the reports, the current projections of the film indicate that it is landing a tally higher than $200 million once all the numbers are finalized. The moment all the numbers are tallied it seems that “Multiverse of Madness” will land a domestic opening more than twice as high as the original back in 2016 ‘Doctor Strange’ which bowed to $85 million.
The sequel of the 2016 film, has been made on a budget of $200 million. Just like the almost any Marvel Studios film. It shouldn’t be long before the movie recoups those costs in ticket sales. ‘Variety’, further states that the film already minted $27 million internationally on its opening day overseas. The film had sold $65 million worth of tickets as per the domestic pre-sales alone.
The film has a massive box office collection
The film ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is directed by Sam Raimi, and follows Doctor Stephen Strange played by Benedict Cumberbatch, who is seen casting a dangerous spell that lands him in the multiverse, where he must compete with alternate versions of himself. Apart from Benedict the film also stars, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff aka Scarlet Witch, Benedict Wong as Wong and Xochitl Gomezas America Chavez. The film released on May 6, and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The film expectedly grossed Rs 33.50 crores on Day 2. Whereas the English version of the film expectedly minted Rs 25.50 crores, and it collected around Rs 7 crores with its Hindi version.