That’s not bad for a remake….. Sony Pictures’ “Superfly” earned $1.2 million at the Wednesday previews, looking at a $10-$12 million opening weekend.
According to the Wrap:
The remake of the famed ’70s blaxploitation drama “Superfly” holds a Rotten Tomatoes score of 67 percent. Its reported budget was $16 million.
“Superfly” stars Trevor Jackson as Youngblood Priest, a career criminal who wants out of the Atlanta drug business, only to get dragged into even deeper trouble after one bad deal. Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis and Jennifer Morrison also star, with Director X helming the film. “Watchmen” co-writer Alex Tse penned the script, with Joel Silver producing with Atlanta rapper Future.
“Superfly” will face off against Pixar’s “The Incredibles 2” and Warner Bros./New Line Cinema’s “Tag” this weekend.