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China Box Office: Sony’s ‘Peter Rabbit 2’ Opens in Second Place with $7.8M

China Box Office: Sony’s ‘Peter Rabbit 2’ Opens in Second Place with $7.8M

Sony’s Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway opened to strong reviews in China over the weekend, but it proved the tortoise in the local box office race, finishing in second behind Chinese sports drama Never Stop.

Monday is Dragon Boat Festival in China, a national holiday. Peter Rabbit 2, directed by Will Gluck, earned $7.8 million from Friday to Sunday, with Sony projecting a $11.1 million finish for the full holiday weekend. Chinese ticketing platform Maoyan estimates the sequel end its run with $19.9 million, which would be 24 percent behind the first Peter Rabbit film’s 2018 total of $26.3 ...

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