Sony Pictures now has a hefty $24.2 million total domestic gross in 1 1/2 days for its dramedy Hancock starring Will Smith and directed by Peter Berg: $6.8M Tuesday (from two evening shows starting at 7 PM at 3,680 North American theaters) and $17.3M Wednesday (from its full run in 3,965 venues for its official opening). I hear Sony is hoping for rain on July 4th around the country because it’s traditionally not a big moviegoing day. Still, Hancock should have no trouble getting to $100M and maybe to $115M for the 5-day holiday.
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Will Smith’s ‘Hancock’ Off To Fast Start: Predicted $115M High For July 4th Wkd