J.K. Rowling’s big screen Wizarding World is hardly on death’s door, but Warner Bros. can’t be happy about Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald‘s opening weekend.
Sunday estimates point to a $62.2 million start for the newly released sequel, which hit theaters on Nov. 16. That’s low. Low for a Wizarding World movie (and one that introduces a young and hot Albus Dumbledore, no less), and low for a November tentpole.
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