‘Ghostbusters’ $46 million opening is a record for Melissa McCarthy
Busting makes Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig and the rest of the cast and crew behind Ghostbusters feel good.
The newly released reboot picked up an estimated $46 million in domestic ticket sales during its opening weekend, good enough for second place at the box office. It’s a good-not-great start for a movie said to be budgeted at more than $140 million, but that’s just from Sony’s perspective.
For Feig and McCarthy, it’s a momentous weekend. The two have collaborated on numerous comedies, including the modern cult classic Bridesmaids and underrated 2015 comedy Spy, but Ghostbusters beat them both. Read more…