'Box Office: Disney’s ‘Strange World’ Bombing

‘Strange World’ Bombing

“Black Panther:

Wakanda Forever” continued to rule over the Thanksgiving holiday box office

Faced with

only token opposition, the superhero sequel picked up $10 million on Wednesday

The Marvel

and Disney release is on pace to earn roughly $63 million over the five-day period, easily

Another Disney

movie, “Strange World,” is bombing, grossing a disappointing $4

2 million on

Wednesday as it eyes a five-day haul of under $24 million

That’s a

terrible result for the $180 million-budgeted animated adventure

For comparison

sake, “Encanto,” another recent Disney animated offering, earned $40

3 million over

the Thanksgiving holiday in 2021 — and that was considered to be a soft result for the

“Encanto” didn’t

really tap into the zeitgeist until it started streaming on Disney+ when “We Don’

Among the

other newcomers, Sony and Black Label Media’s “Devotion,” an inspirational drama about two elite

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