Super 8 opens nationwide tomorrow and is expected to battle the mutants of X-Men: First Class.
Despite solid reviews and an 86% certified fresh at Rotten Tomatoes, Paramount has expressed moderate expectations of a mid-$20 million gross for Super 8, putting it right on track for a collision with X-Men.
Of course that's not to detract from X-Men's stellar $120 million worldwide debut.
Warner Bros.' comedy juggernaut The Hangover Part II should drink in around $15 million, Kung Fu Panda 2 looks to kick it's way to a low teens gross, but is nearing $300 million worldwide.
And let's not forget Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides who's bounty should be around $10 million in North American for a domestic total of a clinking $200 million.
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We have some breaking news on the Spielberg and JJ Abrams upcoming release of Super 8.
Paramount has joined forces with Twitter for what is being dubbed the first ever 'TWEET MOVIE SNEAK PREVIEW' of Super 8 on June 9th. The sneak preview showings of the movie will be 1-day only on Thursday, June 9th, in advance of the film's scheduled nationwide release on Friday, June 10th.
The twitter hashtag #Super8Secret will allow Twitter's global user base a direct link to buy tickets to the advanced previews. This is Twitter's first time hosting movie sneak previews and to top off the deal, participating theaters in the U.S. will be treated to a free popcorn (with a concession purchase).
To read more go to super8-movie.com
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