Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home grossed a massive $50 million in Thursday previews, putting the superhero pic on course to become the first film since COVID-19 struck to zoom past $100 million in its domestic debut and finish Sunday with as much as $150 million in the bank.
The film scored the third-biggest preview gross of all time, behind Avengers: Endgame ($60 million) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($57 million), a remarkable feat considering the ongoing pandemic and concerns over the omicron variant. To date, omicron doesn’t appear to be impacting the North American box office to any large degree. The same can’t be said of certain overseas markets and, particularly, some countries in Europe.
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