Headlines From China: ‘No Time to Die’ Nears $50M, ‘Snake Eyes’ Dead on Arrival

‘No Time to Die’ Nears $50M, ‘Snake Eyes’ Dead on Arrival

MGM’s “No Time to Die,” Daniel Craig’s swan song as James Bond, added $11.4 million in its second weekend in China’s cinemas, a 60 percent slide from its $28.2 million local debut. Scattered COVID-19 flareups have drained some sales energy from China’s box office in recent weeks. Over the past frame, about 1,750 theaters were closed across some 50 Chinese cities, comprising about 15 percent of the country’s total screen count. Read more The Hollywood Reporter

Imax Had Its Best October Ever Thanks to ‘Dune’ and the China Box Office

The release of “Dune” in the US and China on October 22 pushed the global box office at Imax theaters past the previous October record of $83 million in 2013. Imax accounted for 22.5% of the $40 million domestic opening of “Dune,” which was filmed with Imax cameras. Read more Business Insider