‘Shazam 2’ Fizzles at Box Office With $30.5 Million Opening

Amid mixed word-of-mouth, DC sequel earns a worse launch than the 2020 Harley Quinn film ”Birds of Prey“

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Warner Bros./New Line/DC’s “Shazam!: Fury of the Gods” is shaping up to be this month’s box office misfire with a $30.5 million opening from 4,071 theaters, 44% down from the $53.5 million opening of the first “Shazam!” in 2019 as it adds $35 million overseas for a $65.5 million global launch.

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Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com • Twitter: @jeremyfuster