“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, the first Asian superhero in the Marvel series, managed to retain the top spot at the North American box office for the second week in a row, with weekly revenues of this “Disney” tape reaching 35.8 million. Dollars, according to provisional figures released on Sunday by the Expert Relations Group, which specializes in this field.
This brings to $145.6 million the cumulative total of the movie’s revenue in American and Canadian theaters, starring Chinese-Canadian actor Simo Liu. The actor plays the character of an ex-assassin who, in his youth, escaped from a domineering father.
The family comedy “Free Guy” climbed to second place with $5.8 million in revenue. The film deals in a simplified way between the virtual and the real, as it revolves around the story of a character in a video game played by Ryan Reynolds, who seeks to determine her own destiny, which leads to a glitch in the game that its creators believed to be a well-designed one. And the movie “Malignant” ranked third, as it grossed $5.6 million at the beginning of its shows. Analyst David Gross, who runs the Center for Franchise Entertainment Research, said it was “a weak start to a genre that has shown resilience during the pandemic.”
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