HUGE BOX OFFICE SUCCESS FOR THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE...00:22:00
Hello My Lovely's,
Since it opened with Midnight Screenings on Wednesday, I have heard nothing but good things about 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and due to this the Blockbuster has broken records with its opening weekend.
On Wednesday, the film along took a total of £300k from 275 cinemas. It then went to a record breaking total of over £12m over the past weekend. This huge figure saw a 250% increase from the films first film which opened to £4.5m in 2012 and £24m in the UK alone.
Speaking out about the film’s success Lionsgate UK CEO Zygi Kamasa said: “We are thrilled with the outstanding box office and audience response to THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. Katniss and the world of Panem has struck a chord with UK audiences and critics alike with results to substantiate that. We are looking forward to seeing where Mockingjay will take us next”