With around one month to go till its release, DC’s Aquaman has crushed a box office record previously held by Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. According to a report, Aquaman has become the highest pre-seller of all time on Atom Tickets’ website within the USA.
Deadline reports that the DC superhero film is outpacing Marvel’s $2 billion-grossing film in the first 24 hours of tickets being made accessible. Infinity War presently holds the record for the biggest opening weekend of all time, with $640 million worldwide and $257 million in the USA.
The report adds that Aquaman is pacing ahead of Sony’s Venom, that has gone on to make over $700 million worldwide, on sellers such as Fandango. It's additionally outpacing Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible - Fallout, which opened to $61 million in the USA.
The DC film arrives after a particularly difficult period for Warner Bros as far as their superhero films supported DC characters are involved. The studio is within the thick of retooling the future of the series, following the disappointing crucial performances of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League. Both Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck aren't any longer doubtless to reprise their roles as Superman and Batman, severally. Aquaman can arrive in December, followed by Shazam! in 2019. Wonder Woman 1984 was recently pushed to 2020, in favor of a first-rate summer release date in June..
It has additionally been reported that Aquaman will be released in India one week earlier than its USA debut, on December 14. Warner Bros has been promoting the film heavily, with 3 trailers discharged thus far, and a special extended preview.
Directed by James Wan, the films stars Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in central roles. They’ll be joined by Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, and Nicole Kidman.