The superhero sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods premiered in theaters, and it did not go quite as well as hoped. The sequel fell short of its expectations by pulling in a worldwide haul of $65.6 million at the box office, which is still a respectable amount of cash but far short of what’s expected of big-budget superhero movies these days. Shazam 2 had a budget of around $125 million, and the film still has some climbing to do before it breaks even. Pouring some salt on the wound here would be the mixed reviews, as Fury of the Gods landed with a rotten rating of 52% at the box office, albeit with a much-higher audience score of 87%.
Zachary Levi agrees that the Snyderverse fanatics must be thrilled and shares his theory on why the film is underperforming at the box office. Read More