☀️ MERMAID shows Int'l trouble, but hits US expectations (mostly)
Will Ferrell as John Madden? / NBCU makes INDIA deal / NIELSEN's '22-'23 Top TV Performers
Afternoon! This is Sean McNulty (connect with me on LinkedIn here if ya like), and here’s the Hollywood + Media news to know on MONDAY May 29, 2023… and yeah, I’m on holiday time.
Where let’s begin by taking a moment to remember why we take this day off every year.
AND: Scorsese’s doing a movie about Jesus (likely as his next movie). Anyone know how Leo looks in a long beard and a robe? 🤔
TO NOTE: I’ll next see you Wed AM in your inbox.
WAKEUP BOX OFFICE CREW:
Ya’ll got a 👎 on this one, with just 32% of you taking the Under $100 Million for the 3-day total on Little Mermaid.
IN TODAY’S EDITION:
Mermaid splashes all other newcomers out of the water (except in CHINA where it’s DOA, and where some headwinds may be on the horizon otherwise), as Guardians is showing strong staying power, and much more in my holiday weekend Box Office breakdown.
What America Watched this year… a look at the top TV series for the ‘22-’23 season.
NBCU is the next to make a deal in INDIA, and more