Daniel Craig’s latest film grossed up to $15 million during its week-long run in some 600 theaters
Netflix acts similar to the girls from Pretty Little Liars. Wondering why we said that? Netflix is too tight-lipped about the box office numbers of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Sources appear to be speculating that ‘James Bond’ actor Daniel Craig’s latest film grossed as much as $15 million during its week-long run in around 600 theaters, although that’s just speculation. Before the $15 million box office speculation surfaced, Deadline reported that the film grossed an estimated $2 to $2.5 million on day one, which caused estimates to jump as high as 12.3 after just four days million dollars were raised.
The outlet also reported that streaming giant Netflix has agreed to take a smaller amount of rental income than usual from theaters (40 percent vs. 60-70 percent), as well as taking four times the average amount of money for exhibitor marketing. Regardless, Netflix’s mystery genre sequel received critical acclaim, with praise for its script, direction, performances, and musical score.
The 2019 sequel to Knives Out grossed $13 million over the extended Thanksgiving holiday, for a solid $19,000 per theater average. More than $9 million of that number was transferred over the weekend. That means Glass Onion would have taken third place in the domestic box office, followed by Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (which grossed $65 million in 4,258 theaters over the five days) and Disney’s Strange World ( which grossed $18.5 million from 4,174). Cinemas on the five days), Netflix had actually reported box office numbers. If you consider that these films were shown in six times as many cinemas.
The sequel to the 2019 film Knives Out, in which Daniel Craig reprises his role as master detective Benoit Blanc while taking on a new case. The ensemble cast includes Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista. Netflix apparently bought the rights to two “Knives Out” sequels for $469 million.
The official synopsis for the film reads: “Tech billionaire Miles Bron takes his friends on a trip to his private Greek island. When someone turns up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is assigned the case.” However, streaming giant Netflix will begin streaming the film on December 23, 2022.