‘Lawless’ Debuts to $1.1M for Weinstein Co.

The Weinstein Co. bootlegger drama "Lawless," starring Shia LeBouf and Tom Hardy, is looking at between $10M and $12M for six days after bowing with $1.1M

Getting a head start on the holiday weekend, the Weinstein Company’s bootlegger drama “Lawless” opened with $1.1 million Wednesday.

The R-rated drama, which debuted in 2,565 theaters, is looking at a six-day total of between $10 million and $12 million over the Labor Day weekend.

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Shia LeBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jessica Chastain star, and John Hillcoat (“The Road”) directs.

Weinstein Co. acquired the Prohibition tale in 2011. it was in competition at Cannes earlier this year.

Rocker Nick Cave wrote the screenplay and composed the film’s score, which includes several new songs sung by, among others, Emmylou Harris and Ralph Stanley. Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska and Guy Pearce co-star.


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