PCV notes that this underscores the fact that an unsatisfactory showing at the domestic box can increasingly be offset by stronger performance overseas.
June 11, 2017
‘Despite a desultory start in North America, Universal’s The Mummy opened to a robust $52.2 million in China over the weekend, notching a career-high launch for Tom Cruise in the country.
The monster reboot easily bested Warner Bros.’ holdover Wonder Woman, which took $13.3 million in its second frame. After 10 days, Wonder Woman has lassoed some $70 million in the Middle Kingdom, according to Beijing box-office tracker Ent Group.’