This week, Black Adam premieres in cinemas around the world, one of the most anticipated films in the DC universe, especially after several weeks where the box office did not have major films that would achieve big revenues. Can the new production starring Dwayne Johnson win over the public? Or the audience will wait to be able watch streaming and online on HBO Max?
The top-grossing film of the year so far was Top Gun Maverick, with nearly $1.5 billion in grosses, which will be available for the line before the end of this year on Paramount Plus.
The second most successful, despite not having received good reviews, so far, Jurassic World: Dominion, with just over 1,000 million dollars in revenue.
Now, the question is whether Dwayne Johnson will manage to overcome this barrier, something we will follow as the days go by. For a few weeks, it won’t have any major competitors, as Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever opens the week of November 11th.
What is Black Adam about?
After almost 5 thousand years of imprisonment, Black Adam, an anti-hero from the ancient city of Kahndaq, was unleashed in modern times. His brutal tactics and form of justice attract the attention of the Justice Society of America, who try to stop his rampages, teach him how to be a hero rather than a villain, and must unite to stop a force more powerful than Adam himself.
Want to watch online and streaming?
If HBO Max sticks to the 45-day window, it should debut in early December 2022, although depending on the results on the table, Warner Bros. Discovery may decide to stick with the online premiere, to take advantage of the box office revenue.
It is confirmed that the film will you will watch online on HBO Maxas it is a DC Comics production, with the rights automatically vesting in HBO.