Although we're only in the 2nd week of 2019, the year has its first official box office flop in the Keanu Reeves-led science fiction thriller "Replicas."
The film opened this weekend to a more $ 2.5 million across 2,329 screens. According to TheWrap, that number is almost half as much as its projected $ 4.7 million. In addition to being considered the first official box-office flop of the New Year, "Replicas" is the lowest opening for a starring reeves movie that's opened on more than 1,000 screens
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As Business Insider Notes, the film suffers from being a development limb since being made in 2016. It was only released after being bought by Entertainment Studios for a reported $ 4 million following and private screening at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
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The film centers on Reeves' character, Will Foster, a neuroscientist who breaks away from the scientific community by trying to clone his family, who he recently lost in a tragic accident. Currently, it has a more than 10 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and received a C from CinemaScore polls.
Although it's a start to 2019 for the form "Matrix" star, it's still poised to have a pretty big and successful year. In May, the third installment of his massively popular "John Wick" franchise will drop. The Wrap notes that the previous movies in the assassin series grossed $ 259 million worldwide from a combined budget of $ 60 million.
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In addition, he has been revealed to play a voice role in Pixar's upcoming “Toy Story 4.”