For comparison, Spider-Man Homecoming - the title character of which shares a universe with Venom in the comics - opened to £9.4 million in 2017. A lot of ink has been spilled about the power a rotten "Rotten Tomatoes" score has and how damaging it can be to a film's bottom line.
Taking the No. 2 spot this week is the latest iteration of the "A Star Is Born" story bringing in an estimated $41 million and producing buckets of tears along the way. "Venom" smashed the record for an October opening, topping the $55.8 million launch of "Gravity" by 43%.
In their tweet, the pop duo encourage fans to "make the right decision today", implying music lovers should purchase a copy of "Trench" instead of the "Star Is Born" soundtrack, with band members Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun portraying Gaga and co-star Bradley Cooper. However, the role also came with a bit of pressure, especially because Shangela said Gaga "handpicked" her to be in the film.
Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana Mrs Trump receives flowers during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018. She offered to spend a historical moment with mothers and babies at the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital.
Fifth place went to Universal's family-friendly offering "The House With a Clock in Its Walls", which slipped from third place last weekend with takings of $7.3 million.
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In more family-friendly viewing, high-profile animation Small Foot also lands on our shores on Friday.
News of the bug sent shares of Google's parent company, Alphabet , down as much as 2.2 percent to $1,142.43 on Monday afternoon. What's probably more interesting to most users is that the advertising giant opted to not disclose the issue.
The BBC's Mark Lowen says the mystery threatens to deepen the strains in the relationship between Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The State Department said it was aware of Khashoggi's disappearance and was seeking more information.
McCaskill announced she will be a "no" when the full Senate votes on Kavanaugh's confirmation, the National Review reported . Judge's interview started but "has not been completed", his attorney said in a statement quoted by Fox News.
After being elected as the head of the global policing agency in November 2016, Meng took a particular interest in cyber-crime. French police are investigating the disappearance of the president of Interpol during a trip to China , authorities said.
Ashwin got Chase bowled on a big turning off-spinner that found the inside edge of the bat to crash on to the stumps. India's Ravichandran Ashwin (centre) celebrates with teammates after dismissing West Indies' Shai Hope.
Trump trashed Ford even though the FBI is looking into the matter, virtually prejudging the outcome of the limited investigation. Democrats are conducting a "full-fledged smear campaign" against the nominee, Sanders said during her prepared opening remarks.
But Kavanaugh's testimony last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee was not an act of intimidation or manipulation. With a 51-seat majority, Republicans can only lose one vote - if all Democrats vote no on Kavanaugh.
In recent weeks, North Korea has demanded nearly daily that the United States sign an end-of-war declaration. On Saturday, Trump lavished praise on Kim and said they had fallen "in love" after exchanging letters.
Otherwise, he said , "She'll get some nice photos and it won't do anything to move the needle on USA interests on the continent". Agency for International Development, whose funding President Donald Trump has twice proposed slashing by almost a third.
That exception will only apply to diplomats, not to employees of the United Nations and other global organizations. The change poses a problem for some same-sex couples who are not legally allowed to marry in their home country.
Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video , and analysis from ABC News . Kavanaugh has denied three other allegations against him, all involving women who have come forward publicly.
Republican Susan Collins of ME added her name to the majority of Senate Republicans who are supporting Kavanaugh . Still, she sent signals that Kavanaugh had cleared a hurdle by reassuring her that he believed the 1973 Roe v.
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh does not belong on the high court, the Palm Beach Post reported . Although a lifelong Republican, Stevens often sided with the liberal position in court rulings.
The President also suggested there is deep mistrust in Chrystia Freeland, the lead Canadian trade negotiator, and her team. He also reaffirmed Canada will not agree to a bad deal. "That's the motherload, that's the big one", Trump told reporters.
Additionally, a Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for inland Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Levy, and Pasco counties. Once Michael makes landfall, it is expected to move northeastward across the Florida panhandle into southern Georgia.
England midfielder Dier struck his first club goal in 18 months as Tottenham made it three victories in as many league matches. Last year, we were in the bottom five teams in the table in December, and still we finished 10th.
Apple never had any contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other agency about such an incident. Bloomberg quoted Super Micro as saying it was not aware of the issues described in the report.
Musk and Tesla must each pay $20 million in fines , which will be distributed to traders who were harmed by the tweets. Monday's gains erased Friday's 14 percent plunge after the SEC filed its lawsuit late on Thursday.
Issues which have deep religious connotation should not be tinkered with to maintain secular atmosphere in the country. However, he plans on having a discussion regarding the matter with the government as well as the temple's board.
Derby defeated United 8-7 on penalties at Old Trafford after the third-round clash ended 2-2 at 90 minutes. The players were superb against Brentford and they deserved the chance to play at Old Trafford .
Butler has yet to attend a Timberwolves workout and wants to sit out until the franchise executes a trade for him. In July, Butler reportedly turned down Minnesota's four-year extension offer worth $110 million.