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Good news about the Bloodshot movie

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I was talking to my wife about our weekend plans, and knowing how unhappy she was accompanying me to the recent Godzilla movie, I wanted to make sure I offered her an easy way out of having to go. I told her I could try and find a guy coworker who might wanna go hang out, but she said "It's got Vin Diesel in it, right? Sure I wanna go."

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I got 8 people to go with me opening night. :high-five:
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I'm going Friday night to the only true IMAX theater in NYC, with some friends and someone I met at NYCC from the Valiant Fans Facebook group (not sure if he's also on the boards here). If anyone is in NYC and wants to join us, let me know!
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I think people seriously underestimate Vin Diesels drawing power. For god sakes he relaunched XxX and made it a sucess.

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dornwolf wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:29:14 pm
I think people seriously underestimate Vin Diesels drawing power. For god sakes he relaunched XxX and made it a sucess.
I agree. I don't know if we have Dinesh to thank for casting Vin Diesel, but whoever it was made a brilliant choice.
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I hope I am wrong but I think the opening weekend will be well below expectations. Having lived with the hysteria over the coronavirus for two months here in Asia and watching the USA go into full batsh*t insane mode I figure people will be staying away from theatres.

When I watched the new Harley Quinn movie there was only the person who I went with and I in the theatres.
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magnus20009 wrote:I hope I am wrong but I think the opening weekend will be well below expectations. Having lived with the hysteria over the coronavirus for two months here in Asia and watching the USA go into full batsh*t insane mode I figure people will be staying away from theatres.

When I watched the new Harley Quinn movie there was only the person who I went with and I in the theatres.
*SQUEE* crazy is accurate. I can’t believe the amount of stuff being cancelled. Went to the mall this weekend though and it was packed. So the average person hasn’t gone insane yet, but the bureaucracy certainly has. I think people will still go out to the movies (though less so in Cali, Texas, etc where there have been more cases and more craziness).


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Oxmyx wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:21:36 am
dornwolf wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:29:14 pm
I think people seriously underestimate Vin Diesels drawing power. For god sakes he relaunched XxX and made it a sucess.
I agree. I don't know if we have Dinesh to thank for casting Vin Diesel, but whoever it was made a brilliant choice.
As a producer and CEO/CCO of Valiant, I certainly did my part to campaign for him to be cast and used the full power of being CEO of the rights holder to push for it to happen but the only man who has the power to make that happen is Tom Rothman who runs Sony. He was the one that got it done.
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I've got an advanced screening Wednesday night in Seattle. There have been a lot of things shut down here locally, but so far, this movie is a go! I really hope that I will have the full 16 members there for this open, as I am expecting a lot of energy there!
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dino wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:03:15 am
Oxmyx wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:21:36 am
dornwolf wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:29:14 pm
I think people seriously underestimate Vin Diesels drawing power. For god sakes he relaunched XxX and made it a sucess.
I agree. I don't know if we have Dinesh to thank for casting Vin Diesel, but whoever it was made a brilliant choice.
As a producer and CEO/CCO of Valiant, I certainly did my part to campaign for him to be cast and used the full power of being CEO of the rights holder to push for it to happen but the only man who has the power to make that happen is Tom Rothman who runs Sony. He was the one that got it done.
Well it was a wise move. He is after all single handidly keeping Universal Studios alive.

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TheeBaldMoose wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:30:06 pm
I've got an advanced screening Wednesday night in Seattle. There have been a lot of things shut down here locally, but so far, this movie is a go! I really hope that I will have the full 16 members there for this open, as I am expecting a lot of energy there!
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I am planning to go see it Thursday night. I am really looking forward to seeing Valiant on the big screen.

I am worried that it won’t do well though. There isn’t much hype around the movie and the kung flu will probably keep some people away as well. I hope I am wrong though.
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I'm hoping to be able to watch it Friday night or Saturday. I'm excited :thumb:

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I'm going one night between now and the weekend. Hopefully opening night since they make a big deal out of the opening numbers.

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Trying to determine if I can see this in Atmos anywhere on near me. I think I'll be doing the IMAX 15 minutes from my house even though it's only Dolby 7.1. The closest place showing it in Atmos is an hour away...

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BugsySig wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:48:05 am
magnus20009 wrote:Having lived with the hysteria over the coronavirus for two months here in Asia and watching the USA go into full batsh*t insane mode
*SQUEE* crazy is accurate. I can’t believe the amount of stuff being cancelled. Went to the mall this weekend though and it was packed. So the average person hasn’t gone insane yet, but the bureaucracy certainly has. I think people will still go out to the movies (though less so in Cali, Texas, etc where there have been more cases and more craziness).
He said full bats*t insane, not crazy. There's a difference.

But seriously this situation 100% feels like a rerun of the political situation. What will people do? Will disinformation or apathy triumph? Will fear, or desire, or self interest, or thoughtful decision making? Will the media news just decide for us?

I was gonna say the USA political situation, but hell it's like this everywhere in the world.

At least with the movie industry your vote is counted, probably accurately. And with a process that makes sense.
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magnus20009 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:44:01 am
I hope I am wrong but I think the opening weekend will be well below expectations. Having lived with the hysteria over the coronavirus for two months here in Asia and watching the USA go into full batsh*t insane mode I figure people will be staying away from theatres.
Same here in Germany.

About 2 weeks ago they said everything was okay, now politicians & co. sound like it's gonna be the end of the world. :?

And the hysteria is only getting worse. Yesterday they decided to ban spectators from any event beyond 1,000 attendees or simply cancel/postpone the event entirely. Most sport events will be held without audience. Huzzah! The Hockey league already canceled the entire playoffs and there will be no champion this season. My local club didn't even qualify (after losing 16 games in a row at some point) so whatevs....

Everyone is asked to better stay at home whenever possible. It's been raining for the last four weeks anyway.

As of now there are slightly more than 1.600 official Corona infections and 3 deaths. (Population: ~83 millions)

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Usually there are multiple options in at least 2 theaters to watch the English language version. Last week there was only 1 (!) option on opening day (March 5) and another one on Saturday evening to watch the Bloodshot movie in English in the entire city; meaning 1 of those 2 theaters didn't even bother. They were right though as there were only 7 people in the room: 4 Valiant fans, 1 Diesel fan, and 2 happy Outlander fans.

According to an online source only ~50k went to watch the Bloodshot movie over the first weekend (#7 on the movie charts) which is a very very low number. The movie had been rescheduled between FEB and then MAR 5 and 19 a couple of times which certainly didn't help much either; and it's PG-16 here (next lowest would be PG-12). Most of the other movies based on superhero comics use to be PG-12 here. The Return of Xander Cage was PG-16, too, and had ~300k viewers in the first week for a total of ~650k. Bloodshot is expected to end up somewhere between 100-150k according to the same source. In my favorite theater the movie has already been "banned" to the smallest room and will only be shown 1 time/day during week 2; as compared to 3-4 times/day in week 1.

This March is certainly going to be a very bad month for movie theaters around here if not the worst in years.

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SJS4 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:19:53 pm
I am planning to go see it Thursday night. I am really looking forward to seeing Valiant on the big screen.

I am worried that it won’t do well though. There isn’t much hype around the movie and the kung flu will probably keep some people away as well. I hope I am wrong though.
You aren't watching ESPN. There is a full-court press on that station about this movie. Vin was on SportsCenter last night talking about Ray Garrison. I could hardly believe it.

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ckb wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:53:41 am
SJS4 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:19:53 pm
I am planning to go see it Thursday night. I am really looking forward to seeing Valiant on the big screen.

I am worried that it won’t do well though. There isn’t much hype around the movie and the kung flu will probably keep some people away as well. I hope I am wrong though.
You aren't watching ESPN. There is a full-court press on that station about this movie. Vin was on SportsCenter last night talking about Ray Garrison. I could hardly believe it.
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ckb wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:53:41 am
SJS4 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:19:53 pm
I am planning to go see it Thursday night. I am really looking forward to seeing Valiant on the big screen.

I am worried that it won’t do well though. There isn’t much hype around the movie and the kung flu will probably keep some people away as well. I hope I am wrong though.
You aren't watching ESPN. There is a full-court press on that station about this movie. Vin was on SportsCenter last night talking about Ray Garrison. I could hardly believe it.
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ckb wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:53:41 am
SJS4 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:19:53 pm
I am planning to go see it Thursday night. I am really looking forward to seeing Valiant on the big screen.

I am worried that it won’t do well though. There isn’t much hype around the movie and the kung flu will probably keep some people away as well. I hope I am wrong though.
You aren't watching ESPN. There is a full-court press on that station about this movie. Vin was on SportsCenter last night talking about Ray Garrison. I could hardly believe it.
That’s good to hear. I did see Bloodshot commercials while watching UFC (even during the PPV event) but didn’t realize they were advertising other sports as well.

Hopefully it works. :hope: Would love to get more Valiant on the big screen in the future!
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I was in a restaurant with my partner when a Bloodshot commercial came on and she pointed it out. I was pretty blown away.

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As long as we keep pushing it it should do well. I can’t wait to hear what the guys who saw it tonight think! I know Valiant fans will enjoy the movie. I really enjoyed it!


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