UK box office preview: 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix', 'Late Night', Liam Gallagher doc make debuts

Newcomers unlikely to displace chart-topper Aladdin.

Disney’s live-action Aladdin feature is looking to retain its spot at the top of the UK box office chart for a third straight weekend. The film was up to £19.8m as of June 2 having dropped a meagre 15% on its opening, and by close of play on Wednesday (June 5) stood at £21.6m.

The film will face competition from 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the latest edition to the franchise that has spawned a host of entries over the last decade.

While the X-Men comic books originate from the Marvel stable, the film

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