Being able to achieve success, the film Scream has finally succeeded in shifting Spider-Man : No Way Home for a four-day weekend at the Box Office. The film, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, is the first to displace the superhero flick since its debut on December 17.
According to Variety, Scream only cost $25 million to produce. The slasher revival was able to gross $ 34 million from 3,664 box office locations. Paramount and Spyglass Media, the company behind the Scream reboot , has the best film to date.
While Spider-Man : No Way Home previously dominated ticket sales for most of December 2022. With a gross of $702.9 million, Spider-Man : No Way Home has replaced Black Panther to become the fourth highest-grossing domestic release in history.
This is followed by Avatar at $760 million, Avengers: Endgame at $858 million and Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $936 million, which rank higher on the all-time list.
Scream has revived a near-dead franchise, following the box office disappointment of 2011’s Scream 4.Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the successful director duo behind Ready or Not, give the modern audience a wild twist on Scream .
They brought back veterans Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette and paired them with newcomers such as Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid and Dylan Minnette.
Set in the same setting as the previous series, the masked assassin Ghostface appears in gruesome ways to terrorize the residents of the town of Woodsboro, California, a beautiful community with a great school system and very low life expectancy.Although Scream is a fictional story, Ghostface comes from a true story, namely the serial killers in Florida in August 1990. The murder committed by Danny Rolling or known as the Gainesville Ripper.
Ripper killed five college students in four days. The serial killings that created fear in the community and caused chaos in Florida. The latest film made by Paramount, entitled ‘ Scream 2022 ‘ managed to occupy the top of the box office in North America .The film ‘ Scream 2022 ‘ has shifted the film ‘ Spider-Man: No Way Home ‘ which previously was at the top of the list reported by MindRakyat-Tasikmalaya.com from Antara.
This incident occurred this week, the film Scream 2022 managed to occupy the first box office chart in North America .According to AFP, the film ‘ Scream 2022 ‘ has earned as much as US$30.6 million, or when converted to Rp438 billion for the period from Friday to Sunday.
The film is expected to increase its revenue to 35 million US dollars, or around Rp. 501 billion. David A. Gross as Franchise Entertainment Research said the event was a strong opening for the genre of slasher film.
Then he mentioned that the sequel to the latest ‘ Scream ‘ film is not so scary compared to ‘Helloween 12’ which was released with a revenue of 49.4 million US dollars or around Rp. 707 billion last October.