Lawrence’s rising star is paying off for the latest “X-Men” adventure. Nearly three-quarters of ticket buyers said that they were motivated to see “X-Men: Days of Future Past” because of her role as the shape-shifting Mystique, according to a survey by online ticketer Fandango.
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” opened in theaters on Thursday night and is expected to dominate the Memorial Day box office. Fandango reports that it is responsible for more than 90% of its weekend pre-sales.
The Fandango study is unscientific and the sample size of 1,000 participants is small, but it does show that the decision to have Lawrence’s character factor into