CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports:

After months of pandemic-wary patrons and tepid numbers, this year of recovery for the domestic box office is at least going out with a bang.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” webbed up a truly mind-boggling $121.5 million on Friday from 4,336 locations, putting itself on the path toward a projected $242 million opening weekend.

That’s a performance the likes of which haven’t been seen since 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame,” which hit a $156.7 million opening day, months before the world had even heard about COVID-19.

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