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Shazam! Fury of the Gods eyeing $30 Million debut

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is coming in far under the original films debut with just around $30 Million Early numbers have begun rolling in and they are pretty much on par with our predictions from Thursday as Shazam! Fury of the Gods is expected to win the weekend with right around $30 million in box office receipts. That number is based off the $3.4 million the film made in Thursday previews and its unconfirmed (as of this writing) Friday total of $11 million. Some think the film can get a bit higher as Saturday’s tend to be big for family outings to the theater and Shazam! is certainly one of the more family friendly superheroes.  No matter where Shazam! Fury of the Gods ends up this weekend, it won’t be anywhere near the $53.5 million the origina...

Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie review (2023)

“Shazam! Fury of the Gods” meanders further in that direction. The first “Shazam!” works as well as it does because it’s mostly focused on two adolescent pipsqueaks, Billy Batson (Asher Angel) and Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Grazer), who get sucked into a generic fantasy, with some assistance from their extended family of orphan buddies. “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” mostly sticks to the comic book formula that the first movie poked fun at, despite another strong comedic performance from star Zachary Levi and some sporadic yuks throughout. It’s schtickier and less assured than the first “Shazam!” but these leftovers still reheat well enough. Billy, Freddy, and their foster family members return to fight the latest vengeful dangling plot thread, this time a trio of vindictive sorceresses ca...