Oscar-winning actor’s stoner comedy co-starring Snoop Dogg made a disastrous debut.
“Thunder Force” is written and directed by McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone.
Marketing, social media and urban audiences are huge factors in the film’s success.
Acclaimed horror film performed particularly well in New York, Washington DC, and Baltimore.
The film is scheduled to begin shooting later this week.
A production deal in the $50 million to $60 million range is reportedly in the works.
Filmmaker was let go in 2018 over offensive tweets from nearly a decade ago.
Clarke Peters and Isiah Whitlock Jr. round out cast of the Netflix drama.
The long-awaited concert documentary will be released in April.
“Colorism matters. Love will Smith but there are other black actors for this role,” a critic tweeted.
“A Madea Family Funeral” delivered franchise’s best debut since 2009.
Pendergrass was known for the hits “Love T.K.O.” and “Turn Off The Lights.”