It couldn’t quite top Venom’s record-breaking October opening but Halloween took the second highest grossing October opening weekend record as well as the second-best R rated horror opening of all time and the best opening ever for the slasher genre.
Venom and A Star is Born held off all comers and remained in first and second place with strong second weekend performances.
October features the return of the one of the most iconic horror franchises of all time, Halloween, along with an eclectic mix of movies that includes First Man, Venom, Bad Times at the El Royale, Hunter Killer and more.
Black Mirror season 5 confirmed by Netflix, Luke Cage Season 2 gets a release date, Vin Diesel playing Bloodshot to kick off the Valiant Cinematic Universe, Jon Favreau writing and producing a Star Wars TV series for the Disney streaming service and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The story of Flamin Hot Cheetos will finally be told, Jessica Chastain officially in talks for IT Chapter 2, Sonic the Hedgehog gets a release date, The Dark Tower getting an Amazon series, Walton Goggins joins the LA Confidential reboot and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Disney buying Fox for $52.4 billion, Dick Tracy getting a reboot at Archie, 48 Hours getting a remake, Netflix developing a new She-Ra, Woody Harrelson in talks to join the Venom movie and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.