“Twilight: Breaking Dawn” reportedly earns $30M in midnights
By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Those who attended midnight screenings of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1” might still be sleeping. Later today, when they wake up, they’ll learn that the contributed to near-record-breaking midnight totals.
Bill Condon’s first stab at a “Twilight” film reportedly earned $30.25 million in midnight screenings, according to Deadline. Based on those figures, Summit is putting its weekend estimated between $110M and $125M, the site says.
That’s not the highest-grossing “Twilight” opening, however. The record, if these figures hold, still will belong to “New Moon.”
But there’s a lot of “Twilight” to be played this weekend, and these are preliminary figures. Check back Sunday afternoon for complete estimates.
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