Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire & Afterlife Share Similar Box Office Projections

The upcoming release of Sony Pictures’ horror-comedy “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” is anticipated to match the early box office earnings of its predecessor, pulling in an estimated $43-45 million from approximately 4,300 theaters across the U.S. during its debut. This value mirrors the initial earnings of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” which saw a domestic box office debut of $44 million three years ago. For “Frozen Empire” to be deemed successful, it will need to surpass “Afterlife’s” total earnings of $129.3 million in North America and $204 million globally, a challenging venture given its production budget of $100 million.

Introducing Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

The plot of “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” revolves around the return of the Spengler family back to their roots – the iconic New York City firehouse. Joining forces with the original Ghostbusters, who have designed a cutting-edge research lab to elevate ghost-busting, the Spenglers are faced with a daunting task. The uncovering of an ancient relic wakes a malicious force with the potential to initiate a second Ice Age. As a result, both past and present Ghostbusters will have to unite to safeguard their home and the world at large.

The Creative Minds behind Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

The man behind directorial reins is Gil Kenan, known for his work in “Monster House” and “City of Ember.” Kenan also co-wrote the screenplay with Jason Reitman. The cast comprises several notable actors including Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Celeste O’Connor, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, Patton Oswalt, and Kumail Nanjiani, among others.

Wrapping Up

The release of “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” continues the beloved franchise with a new and thrilling plot, with fans eager to see if it can successfully echo the box-office performance of previous installments. Be sure to keep up with the latest updates in entertainment by visiting HitPlay.

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