Numlock News: July 25, 2022 • Pufferfish…

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Sure! Jordan Peele’s Nope made $44 million domestically, the biggest opening weekend for an original studio screenplay since Peele’s previous film, Us, beating out Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The movie made about 34 percent of its gross in Imax theaters, and the audience skewed 70 percent aged 18 to 34. The audience for the movie also was considerably more ethnically diverse than most Hollywood fare, with 35 percent of opening weekend ticket buyers white, 33 percent Black, 20 percent Latino and 8 percent Asian.

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