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Weekend Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Takes Down ‘The BFG’ and ‘Tarzan’

Independence Day Weekend

Despite three new wide releases, Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory takes top spot for third straight week, adding an estimated $41.9 million to its $372.2 million haul (through Sunday).

Meanwhile, Disney’s The BFG and Warner Bros.’ The Legends of Tarzan haven’t done well.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Independence Day 2’ Underperforms; ‘Finding Dory’ Swims

Independence Day 2 Underperforms

The Independence Day sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, budgeted at $165 million, will earn an underwhelming $41.6 million, while the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory, will earn approximately $73.2 million in its second weekend, down only 46% from last week’s stellar opening frame.

First ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Trailer Released

Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Sequel

20th Century Fox has released the first official trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence, Roland Emmerich’s direct sequel to his 1996 sci-fi hit and it looks like he did a good job so far. Unlike Michael Bay, Emmerich always knows how to add some heart than an extra explosion.


Roland Emmerich's Blockbuster Title

Fox hosted a major event on the set of the new Independence Day movie Monday night and now we know what the much-anticipated sci-fi sequel is called: Independence Day Resurgence.

Writer/director Roland Emmerich took part in a live-streamed press conference with cast members Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Angelababy, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Jessie Usher and Liam Hemsworth.