‘Venom: There Will Be Carnage’ breaks US record for best pandemic premiere

Andrea Zamora

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The sequel to the Marvel symbiote starring Tom Hardy has grossed more than $ 90 million in its opening weekend.

The most famous symbiote in Marvel has conquered the United States box office. Venom: There Will Be Carnage, the sequel starring Tom Hardy, has broken a new collection record. The film, directed by Andy Serkis, opened in North American theaters on October 1 and has raised over $ 90 million in just its first weekend. This makes the continuation of Venom at best premiere since theaters reopened.

The figure that the film has accumulated exceeds by 10 million dollars the results achieved by its predecessor when it hit theaters in 2018. And that the symbiote’s debut occurred before the coronavirus crisis.

“We are enormously grateful to Tom, Andy, Kelly and all the many talented collaborators who have made this unique and fun film possible,” begins in a statement. Tom Rothman, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures’ Motion Picture Group. “We are also very satisfied that the patience and exclusivity of our theatrical releases have been rewarded with record results. With Mr. Twain’s forgiveness: The death of the movies has been greatly exaggerated.

With these figures, Venom: There Will Be Carnage snatches the position of best premiere in pandemic to Black widow. The solo film about Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) reached the $ 81 million in the United States on its first opening weekend.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, another of the films of the Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, also got big data at the box office. However, the film had one more fundraising day. Its arrival in theaters in the United States – coinciding with Labor Day – made it accumulate more than 94 million dollars. In its first three days it exceeded $ 75 million.

In Spain we will have to wait until Friday October 15th to be able to enjoy the sequel. Venom: There Will Be Carnage begins after the events that occurred in Venom. Eddie Brock is learning to live with his symbiote and, in turn, must face another. This is a bloody and sadistic murderer: Slaughter. The latter inhabits the body of the inmate Cletus Kasady, played by Woody Harrelson. On these lines, do not miss the trailer.