Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated horror flick,Â Us, hit theaters this weekend and through Thursday night previews alone, brought in $7.4 million at the box office.
After opening weekend, it is estimated that the film could make $40-$48Â million in the first weekend alone.
Box office: @JordanPeele's #UsMovie scares up a huge $7.4M in previews https://t.co/yYbhvZLxlW pic.twitter.com/iHQfKklTPs
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 22, 2019
Starring Lupita Nyong’o, the story follows a family of four that travels back to her beachside childhood home and faces a terrifying opponent, doppelgangers of themselves.
Us is the second feature-film from Peele. In 2017, his filmÂ Get Out turned into a cultural phenomenon.
Outside of North America,Â Us will debut in 48 markets this weekend.Â Us‘ preview gross is among the best for a horror film.