“Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings” continues to surpass all expectations in the United States, demonstrating that even with Corona, explosive box-office numbers are achievable. China, on the other hand, is giving Marvel a lot of concern. ” Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings ” made additional $ 35.8 million in its second weekend in the United States. This is a new high: no picture has ever made that much money in its second weekend in the 2020s. With 34 million dollars, ” Bad Boys For Life ” held the previous record (before Corona). Much more importantly, but most likely for Disney and Marvel: The 53 percent drop in the first weekend is well within the expected range.
Before that, “Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings” set many box office records in the United States, the most notable of which was the Labor Day (start) record. “Shang-Chi” earned 94.7 million dollars in the first four days surrounding the US holiday, far surpassing the previous greatest start on Labor Day weekend, which was 30.6 million dollars in 2007. Labor Day weekend in the United States has a reputation for being a poor time for movie releases. Because it is the final weekend of summer, many families head out into nature or to the beaches. This is why just a few people will go to the movies this weekend, and no major films will be released. As a result, there was a lot of scepticism regarding Disney’s choice to start a new blockbuster so close to Labor Day.
But the gamble paid off, though it remains to be seen if Labor Day weekend’s reputation as a box office poison is history or simply an exception. Many families have abandoned their regular outings in favour of going to the movies, perhaps as a result of Corona. Furthermore, “Shang-Chi” set a new record by earning $100 million in the United States quicker than any other picture in the decade. There are even speculations that “Shang-Chi 2” has already been given the green light due to the film’s worldwide popularity (in Germany, it reached No. 1 in the cinema charts on the second weekend with approximately 165,000 tickets sold).
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Although no official announcement has been made, many believe that one of the previously announced revised start dates for “Shang-Chi 2” is in the works. Disney, on the other hand, has already reacted in a different way: The Maushaus stated that in 2021, it would not assess all future films on Disney + in simultaneously, but rather after 30 to 45 days, as it did with “Shang-Chi.”
However, along with all the success stories, a market that is especially crucial for the film’s total box office performance is giving Disney and Marvel a lot of difficulty right now.
“Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings” has yet to make its debut in China, which has long been the world’s biggest movie market, alongside the United States. However, the licence to begin shooting foreign films has lately become more restricted, due, among other things, to the fact that this permit is now distributed by a different ministry than previously.