Warner Bros could face a potential loss of 100 million dollars because of Black Adam's poor box office performance
Despite having the best opening for Dwayne Johnson, it looks like the latest addition to the DCEU could end up losing 100 million dollars when it finishes its theatrical run.
Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam had a great start at the box office when it opened in October despite the negative reviews from critics it had positive reactions from audiences and ended up grossing 67 million dollars in its opening weekend.
Currently, the movie has grossed over 380 million dollars worldwide and according to a new report by Variety Warner Bros could end up facing a loss of 50 million to 100 million dollars when the movie leaves theaters.
The movie which was actor Dwayne Johnson's pet project and would introduce the iconic anti-hero, Black Adam, into the DCEU , was made with a massive budget of 195 million dollars.
Warner Bros spent another 100 million dollars on marketing, which means that the movie would have to gross around 600 million dollars so that it will break even.
Currently Marvel Studio's Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is at the top of the global box office and out-grossed Black Adam in its opening weekend.
Black Adam will be available for Download and Blu-ray in January meaning the movie would barely reach 400 million dollars by the end of its theatrical run, which does not sound well for the movie and its planned sequel.
However, Waner Bros remains optimistic stating that the movie will do well in the video-on-demand market as well as Blu-ray sales but that remains to be seen.
And considering that DC Studi is going through a new overhaul under new studio heads James Gunn and Peter Safran, the future of the franchise and when DC fans will see Black Adam next is any ones guess.
One possibility is to set up a potential face oof between Black Adam and Shazam in Shazam! 3 by giving him a small cameo in the upcoming Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
But considering the rumor that Dwayne Johson isn't a fan of the Shazam! franchise, he won't be exactly thrilled by the idea of Teth-Adam taking on Billy Baston instead of Henry Cavill's Superman.
Hopefully 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' which will hit the big screen on March 17, 2023 will be able to wow audiences and critics just like the orginal.