Solo: A Star Wars Story Projected To Have A Huge Box Office Opening Weekend

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Despite the polarizing reception that Star Wars: The Last Jedi received last December, it appears the Star Wars brand is still immune to criticism and will still gross a lot of money at the Box Office.

This is because the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story is projected to have a monster opening weekend.

While Solo: A Star Wars Story is unlikely to break the record setting Avengers: Infinity War, its opening weekend will beat many other movies that have been released in 2018.

Two projections for the film have been revealed and Disney may not have to worry about the movie being a "flop".

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Solo: A Star Wars Story could have a huge four day holiday weekend of over $160 million. This is above previous expectations that the film would open with $150 million. 

Deadline is being more generous with their estimates as they report that the film could have a four day opening weekend of over $170 million.

The film is tracking higher than previously released Disney films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and last year's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.

It's worth mentioning Box Office numbers are all predictions at this stage and a more accurate number will be revealed closer to the May 25th release date.

The number could be higher if reviews are great, but could drop if for some reason it gets bad reviews.

In either case, Disney is dominating the Box Office scene recently thanks to their acquisition of both the Marvel and Star Wars franchises. The only notable competition they face in May is Deadpool 2 from 20th Century Fox.  

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