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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Could Hit $30M In 5-Day Opening; Fandango Presales Currently Besting ‘Girls Trip’

Warner Bros. is having a wild week at the box office.

Days after reviving the shark movie subgenre at the B.O. with The Meg (four-day is near $50M), Warner Bros. is opening Crazy Rich Asians tomorrow, a watershed moment which reps the first Asian American movie made by a major studio since Disney’s 1993 Joy Luck Club. That movie reached a wide release of 600 theaters at the time and ended its domestic run at $32.9M. Crazy Rich Asians is bound to beat Joy Luck Club‘s cume in a matter of days.

While tracking sees the Jon M. Chu-directed romance at $26M over five days, some believe that $30M isn’t out of the question at 3,303 locations (that count will go up on Friday), with women around 75% apt to drive business for this feature based on the bestselling book by Kevin Kwan. Already Fandango presales show that Crazy Rich Asians

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