Clairvoyant Superhero Madame Web Targets Subpar Debut Amidst February Box Office Lull

Los Angeles, CA – The upcoming President’s Day weekend in mid-February is expected to bring two new films to the box office, but industry experts predict that both will have relatively soft starts. The musical biopic “Bob Marley: One Love” and the Sony-Marvel film “Madame Web” are set to open on Wednesday, February 14th. However, early estimates suggest that “One Love” will launch with a modest $27-33 million over the six-day period, while “Web” aims for $25-35 million. In comparison, last year’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” debuted to a robust $120.3 million.

Despite falling short of “Morbius” ($39 million) in terms of opening numbers, “Web” is still expected to outperform most other films set to open in February. Only one other film, “Argylle,” is currently tracking at $20 million or above. With an anticipated $20-30 million opening, “Argylle” is set to hit theaters next Friday.

“Madame Web” serves as a standalone origin story and follows a paramedic in Manhattan who discovers her newfound ability to see the future. As she grapples with revelations about her past, she forms an unexpected bond with three young women who are also destined for greatness – if they can survive the challenges of the present. The film is directed by SJ Clarkson.

As the box office gears up for the holiday weekend, film enthusiasts eagerly await the arrival of these two new releases. “Bob Marley: One Love” is sure to captivate audiences with its portrayal of the iconic reggae legend, while “Madame Web” promises an intriguing story of clairvoyance and female empowerment. Time will tell whether these films can exceed expectations and deliver the box office success that many hope for.

Sources: Box-Office Pro, Deadline