Box Office: ‘First Man’ Blasts Off With $1.1 Million on Thursday Night

  • Variety
Box Office: ‘First Man’ Blasts Off With $1.1 Million on Thursday Night
Ryan Gosling’s “First Man” lifted off with $1.1 million at 2,850 North American locations on Thursday night.

Preview showings began at 7 p.m. About a third of the “First Man” total came from $370,000 at 404 Imax screens — the biggest percentage of Thursday previews for a wide studio release that Imax has ever generated.

Sony’s “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” took in $750,000 from previews starting at 5 p.m. at 2,993 venus. Fox’s “Bad Times at the El Royale” grossed $575,00 from previews at 2,250 locations.

First Man,” starring Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong, has been forecast to open with $18 million to $20 million at 3,640 sites this weekend. It’s heading for a third-place finish behind Tom Hardy’s “Venom” and Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born.”

The Universal movie, directed by Damien Chazelle, follows Armstrong’s life and the years leading up to the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969. Critics have embraced “First Man,
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