Aaron Eckhart’s ‘I, Frankenstein’ Will Be No Box-Office Monster

“I, Frankenstein,” this weekend’s only wide opener, doesn’t look like it will come alive at the box office.

The computer-effects-heavy 3D horror fantasy starring a buffed-up Aaron Eckhart is looking at an opening of around $10 million this weekend, say the analysts. They see the Kevin Hart-Ice Cube comedy “Ride Along” repeating as the weekend champ with around $20 million and Open Road’s animated “The Nut Job” finishing No. second.

If that happens, it will be the third straight week that Universal Pictures has had the leading movie, since “Lone Survivor” took the top spot two weeks ago. This is typically one of the year’s slower weekends of the year, and the bad weather hitting much of the Midwest and East isn’t going to help.  Read More...



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