Us, the much-anticipated follow-up to Get Out, has taken very little time to make a very big mark indeed.
Luke Donald climbing back up golf’s mountain at Valspar Championship
But Casey's lone bogey came on his closing ninth hole, finding bunkers with his first two shots and missing a six-footer for par. Johnson fired his 14th consecutive round in the 60s, the longest such run of his career or by any tour player this season.
For comparison, Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning directorial debut Get Out opened with $33 million in 2017.
Variety reports that Us has raked in a mouthwatering $70 million in its opening weekend in America, a total that is brought up to an even more attractive $86.95 million when the worldwide box office is all accounted for. That's not a terrific rating - Get Out got an A- - and it suggests the word of mouth on the film might not be particularly strong. But both of those films are based on some source material which means "Us" holds the box office title for best opening weekend of a wholly original horror film.
Shang Tsung’s movie actor is back for Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11 developers, NetherRealm Studios have released the beta trailer onto their official Mortal Kombat YouTube Channel. While we don't know what Tsung's moveset will be like, we do know that Noob Saibot is joining the base roster.
Captain Marvel continues to do some marvellous business of its own during the superhero blockbuster's third weekend of release, adding another US$35 million, taking its domestic tally past US$320 million. With Brie Larson starring as a former fighter pilot with superpowers, the film has taken in a combined $910 million at home and overseas. For Us, this was more than quadrupled, and Peele was able to work with a $20 million budget.
Five Feet Apart, a romantic drama about two teens who fall in love while undergoing treatment for cystic fibrosis, secured the fourth slot with US$8.5 million. And in fifth was "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World", at $6.5 million (Sh654m). You can see Us with the special double in your life this week. The movie was pulled from theaters in New Zealandfollowing the Christchurch shooting.
Potential to see Northern Lights this weekend across Great Lakes region
The Northern Lights are created by disturbances in Earth's magnetosphere caused by a flow of particles from the Sun. Typically, people in the mainland USA will have to travel hundreds of miles to Alaska or Canada to catch an aurora.