women in the office

Carl’s on it.

variety.com
Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Takes $1.2 Million in Thursday Night Expansion
Fox’s historical drama “Hidden Figures” took in $1.2 million from 2,250 new locations on Thursday night previews as it expands into wide release. “Hidden Figures,” centered on a group of female Afr…
By Dave McNary

Fox’s historical comedy-drama “Hidden Figures” took in a solid $1.2 million from 2,250 new locations on Thursday night previews as it expands into wide release.

“Hidden Figures” has been forecast to pull in between $16 million to $18 million this weekend as it moves to 2,471 locations Friday. The awards season contender has a modest $25 million budget with a cast including Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner. Pharrell Williams wrote several new songs for the movie.

nytimes.com
‘Hidden Figures’ Ties ‘Rogue One’ at Box Office
In its first weekend in wide release “Hidden Figures,” about unsung black heroines in the 1960s NASA space race, pulled in an estimated $22 million.
By Brooks Barnes

*celebration noises*

update: Hollywood Reporter says Hidden Figures made #1 over Rogue One!!!!

Sunday morning estimates had showed the two films all but tying for the No. 1 spot with roughly $22 million each but Hidden Figures, playing in 4,157 theaters, did more business than expected throughout the day.