Disney’s Jungle Book Off to Make a Huge Debut of $80 Million plus in U.S.
Mowgli has returned to the big screen after so many years and is all set to create history.
Jon Favreau’s Jungle Book was a highly anticipated film by all the Jungle Book lovers. It was released this week and according to the latest reports, it has managed to do great business. According to the Friday box office report, it is expected to earned $80 million all over North America.
The studio is suggesting a high $70 million range for Jungle Book. Jungle Book is a concept adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s book about an orphaned boy who grew up among wild animals in the jungle.
It took $175 million to make the Jungle Book movie, according to THR. It has the voices of Bill Murray, Idris Elba, Scarlet Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o and Ben Kingsley playing behind the scenes for its various different characters.
Jungle Book will be screened in 4,208 movie theaters all around the world. Around 3000 theaters will include movie format such as 4D, 3D and IMAX.
It has gained immense popularity overseas as well. It has managed to bag around $30 million in countries such as China, U.K, Germany, France, Italy and Mexico. It is estimated that it can earn up to $70 million in the first week.
It has grossed $57.1 million in the foreign market and it can be said that it will get more revenue as well. It has done a record breaking business in India. It also managed to do well in Russia, where it is difficult for any foreign movie to do well.
Jungle Book got mostly positive reviews from all over the world. It has a 91 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes score which is really high for any movie. This movie is certainly aiming for some big earnings because it has great visual effects and a fantastic story line.