More trouble on the Disney/Marvel front as Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania takes a 71 percent dive in weekend two. That’s worse than Marvel’s previous stinkers, Thor: Love and Thunder, which dropped 68 percent in weekend two, and Eternals, which collapsed by 62%.
By the end of the weekend, Ant-Man will have earned another $30 million for a running total of just $165 million.
That might sound like a lot of money, and it is, but Ant-Man 3 cost $200 million to produce and somewhere around another $100 million to promote, which puts the break-even point at around $550 million worldwide. As of right now, Ant-Man 3 has earned $265 million worldwide.
Last weekend, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania opened exactly where the child abusers at Disney had hoped, with a four-day $120 million. That was likely due to the front-loading of Marvel dead-enders and actor Paul Rudd, who…