Mwb Repost: After Scathing Reviews, "fantastic Four" Tanks

The Thing takes apart a tank in "Fantastic Four"

Oh, man. Here's early Friday box office report on MoviesWithButter.com:

Things just went from bad to ugly for Fox’s “Fantastic Four” reboot. After being panned by critics before opening today (9% on Rotten Tomatoes), the studio was hoping that it would at least open to decent numbers at the box office. Their expectations were already low, in the $40M range (the previous two opened to $56M and $58M, respectively). Now it looks like the troubled film will not even reach the already lowered prediction.

“Fantastic Four” opened on Thursday evening and picked up a “lukewarm” $2.7M.

Today, based on matinee figures, Hollywood Reporter is reporting that “Fantastic Four” will gross $12M by the end of the day, and that figure already includes the $2.7M figure from evening screenings on Thursday.

Click here to read the rest of the report.

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