‘Spectre’ Pulled Off In France Despite The Terror Attacks

By Neha Bakshi | 2 years ago
‘Spectre’ Pulled Off In France Despite The Terror Attacks
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Irrespective of the terror attacks in Francs, “Spectre” pulled off with significantly nice figures. Most of the cinemas remained close during the weekend over the security reasons after the devastating attacks on Paris. The bond franchise released in France on 11th November and was expected to do good business over weekend. Despite of weekend closure the movie grossed descent figures. Read on to find out more about “Spectre” scoop ahead.

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According to Hollywood Reporter, the 007 spy flick grossed $14.6 million up to the weekend since its opening. The last movie of bond franchise “Skyfall,” which released in 2012, did business of approximately $10.5 million in France. The cinemas’ in France were shut down immediately after the deadly attacks happened in Paris on Friday night.

The film is the 24th installment of the franchise and with Daniel Craig as James Bond for the fourth time along with Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista and Monica Bellucci in lead roles. “Spectre” is directed by “Skyfall” fame director Sam Mendes. The Craig starrer movie has received positive reviews from critics and has made Guiness World Record of “Largest Film Stunt Explosion.”

“Spectre” has over all gained a whooping amount of $152.6 million from overseas territories during the weekend. It also made record break opening in China with about $48 million, making “Spectre” one of the biggest openers in the Chinese market.

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The deadly attacks refrained cinemas to reopen as the situation remains tense in France. There have been multiple rumors prevailing after the attacks, only one cinema The Grand Rex reopened which hosted premiere for Disney-Pixar joint project “The Good Dinosaur.”

“Spectre” on the other hand continues to sail through.

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Neha graduated in Electronic Media and has worked with Timea group for 3 years. She is passionate about learning languages and is certified French Language Expert. She joined MNG in 2015.