Warner Bros / DC Entertainment’s latest superhero outing Shazam! was poised to surge past the $50m international mark on Saturday after the first few days generated $44m.
The film starring Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou and Asher Angel added $29.2m on Friday from 79 markets in release and ranks number one in 61.
In China, the film opened on Friday on a confirmed $15.3m and added $9.8m on Saturday according to flash figures from Warner Bros Pictures International executives to reach $25.1m (RMB 168.5m). It ranks second in the market. Saturday’s flash estimate is not included in the international running total.
In strong Friday debuts, Shazam! opened in Mexico on $1.6m (Ps 30.1m) with close to 50% share of the top five releases, and took $1.5m (£1.2m) in the UK with 35% share. Including previews, the tally stands at $1.7m (£1.3m). Opening days in India and Spain produced $511,000 (INR 35.3m), and $382,000 (€340,000), respectively.
After two days, Shazam! has grossed $1.9m (RUB 122m) in Russia, $848,000 (R$3.3m) in Brazil, $1.3m (A$1.9m) in Australia, $1.2m (AED4.4m), $1.6m (KRW1.9bn) in South Korea, $1.8m (NT$55.5m) in Taiwan, $2.6m (IDR37.7bn) in Indonesia for 67% share, $1m (Baht 31.9m) in Thailand for 82% share, and $1.1m (€1m) in France. It ranks number one in all these territo