‘Bob Marley’s “One Love” Expected to Hit $46M in Box Office Opening Weekend’

Kingsley Ben-Adir, Bob Marley: One Love

Kingsley Ben-Adir as “Bob Marley” in Bob Marley: One Love from Paramount Pictures.

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Bob Marley: One Love is going beyond assumptions at package workplace.

The Paramount biopic, starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the late reggae symbol, is uploading a six-day residential opening of $46.2 million, consisting of $28.3 million for the three-day weekend break, according to very early price quotes reported by The Hollywood Reporter. That high number equals the beginning of various other music biopics like Rocketman, based upon the life and job of Elton John.

One Love opened up on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) and has actually gotten an excellent A ranking on CinemaScore. The Reinaldo Marcus Green-routed movie, which gains from having an ethnically varied target market, gained a document $14 million from 3,536 cinemas, the leading midweek opener ever before for Valentine’s Day, according to the workshop. The flick likewise gained an additional $3.9 million on Thursday for a two-day residential overall of $17.9 million, according to THR.

Sony’s Madame Web, starring Dakota Johnson, is predicting a six-day opening of $24 million, noting among the most affordable openings for a film discussing a Marvel personality, THR records. The movie is not, nonetheless, thought about component of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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One Love covers the vibrant in between Marley, his support band The Wailers and the artist’s family members in the year promptly adhering to a murder effort on his life. Rounded out by an actors that consists of Lashana Lynch as Rita Marley and James Norton as manufacturer and Island Records owner Chris Blackwell, the flick intends to humanize a guy whose skill and message triggered him to, in lots of means, go beyond death.

Marley’s tunes have actually amassed a massive 7 billion main on-demand U.S. streams, per Luminate, while his Legend collection is the second-longest charting cd in Billboard 200 background (821 weeks). 



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