Jessica Chastain dominated this week’s box office, securing the top two spots, while the other new releases flopped big time.
At number 1 this weekend is the horror film Mama (read our review) with $28 million. Starring the aforementioned Jessica Chastain, as well as Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mama is director Andrés Muschietti’s feature length adaptation of his own short film, produced by Guillermo Del Toro.
The film was made for a reported $15 million, meaning it was already turning a profit (barring any outrageous marketing costs) by midday Saturday. And, as Texas Chainsaw 3D revealed, audiences in January love their horror films.
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- Anthony Taormina
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