'The Little Mermaid' Slated To Swim to No. 1 at Field Workplace Opening Weekend

Disney‘s newest live-action movie The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey is slated to hit No. 1 at its field workplace opening weekend. The movie made $38 million USD domestically on opening day and can be anticipated to gross between $120 to $130 million USD over the course of the four-day Memorial Day weekend.

The movie opened in 4,320 theaters and is a musical remake that noticed Bailey tackle the titular position of the mermaid princess Ariel. In previews, the film raked in $10.3 million USD and ranked the seventh-highest haul for a rated G or PG movie. The numbers put the movie on monitor to grossing over $100 million USD over the vacation weekend. The price range of the movie sat at $250 million USD.

The Little Mermaid faces competitors from Quick X which opened final weekend to $67 million USD nationwide. This weekend, the tenth installment is slated to herald about $28 million USD over the four-day lengthy weekend and hit $500 million USD on the international field workplace. The Little Mermaid stars Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian the crab, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder the fish and Awkwafina as Scuttle the seabird. Directed by Rob Marshall, the movie faces blended critiques, scoring 66% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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