Universal’s The Invisible Man materialized with $1.7 million at 2,850 North American locations on Thursday night.
The Invisible Man is expected to earn north of $20 million this weekend when it opens in 3,610 theaters across North America. Independent box office tracking services estimate ticket sales could wind up closer to $30 million since word of mouth has been strong. “The Invisible Man, produced by Blumhouse, is already heading toward profitability, given its modest $7 million budget.
Leigh Whannell, the co-creator of the “Saw” franchise, wrote and directed The Invisible Man. It’s a modern-day take on the 1933 Claude Rains film, based on H. G. Wells’ novel. Moss stars as a woman who’s convinced that she’s being hunted by her violent ex-husband, played by Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Everyone around