Lionsgate on Friday had its biggest opening day ever in China with Now You See Me 2, and is now looking at a record three-day. The sequel to the 2013 summer hit pulled $14.8M out of its hat yesterday in the Middle Kingdom — a magical increase of 790% in local currency and 679% in U.
Lin-Manuel Miranda won’t be in the house in the title role but Hamilton is once again lending the Democrats a Broadway hand with a July 12 fundraiser for Hillary Clinton.
With the ex-Secretary of State’s campaign having bought out the Richard Rodgers Theatre for the unusual Tuesday matinee, tickets are going from $2,700 to $100,000 a pop (for event co-chairs).
Presumptive nominee Clinton will be in attendance for the fundraiser, which comes two-weeks before the Democrats…