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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming' Shoots Past Expectations at the Box Office

Look out, here comes the Spider-Man. The boy wonder that is Spider-Man: Homecoming totally charmed the domestic box office over the weekend, making $117 million in 4,348 locations.

And it looks like he’s even a bit of an over-achiever; industry estimates predicted the film to make $90 million to $110 million over the weekend, while the studio was even more conservative, guessing it would make around $80 million upon its debut.

The summer blockbuster cost $175 million to make, so this opening weekend is a good indicator that Sony, Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures (who all bankrolled the film) will come out just fine. The film has also made $140 million over its first international weekend.

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As much as the film seemed like it was going to be a shoe-in for success based on critics’ praise and a savvy social media campaign leading up to the release, it was still the third Spider-Man franchise to hit the big screen in the last 15 years. But gearing the movie towards a family-friendly, teen-centric cast seems to have paid off, as audiences appear to be ready for a summertime Spider-Man. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has landed a 92 percent audience score.

Rounding out the top three at the box office over the weekend was Despicable Me 3 in second place, and the crime thriller Baby Driver in third.

Spider-Man: Homecoming catches up with Peter Parker (played by Tom Holland) as he begins to embrace his identity as Spider-Man. While frustrated with his rookie status as a friendly neighborhood superhero, his abilities are abruptly put to the test when he encounters a serious villain, the Vulture (played by Micheal Keaton).

Must Read: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Has Two Post-Credits Scenes

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'Avengers: Endgame' Theory Suggests Ant-Man Scene Is a Classic Misdirection

There have been three Avengers: Endgame trailers so far, but the first one might have been a complete misdirect. When Ant-Man appears at the door of the Avengers compound, Captain America asks Black Widow if the message is old. Fans have speculated that the two moments aren’t a part of the same scene, and an interesting new theory suggests the message is actually from someone else entirely.

'Apex Legends' Season 1 Battle Pass, Start Date, Challenges, Cost, and More

'Apex Legends' is about to get much bigger.

Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends took the world by storm with its surprise release in February, and the game’s burgeoning community is about to get even bigger when Season 1 launches in March.

Fortnite’s biggest free-to-play battle royale competitor will soon have a nearly identical seasonal structure that includes a premium battle pass available for purchase.

Here's When 'Avengers: Endgame' Tickets Will Probably Go on Sale

The most realistic window is actually very soon.

Avengers: Endgame is officially less than two months away, and anyone who wants to have prime seats for that Thursday night showing should start monitoring ticket sales immediately. There’s no official word just yet, but we can safely assume that Avengers: Endgame tickets will go on sale sometime within the next month or so.

Everything We Know About 'Love, Death & Robots' Season 2 Isn't Much

Netflix's bizarre, hypnotic new series will probably get a second season.

Netflix’s new NSFW anthological animated sci-fi series is unlike anything else on the streaming service, and we’re already wondering if we can expect a Love, Death & Robots Season 2, full of even more hyper-sexualized, and sometimes gruesome, sci-fi stories.

Love, Death & Robots Season 1 hit Netflix on Friday, March 15, 2019, offering 18 different stories of varied lengths between six and 17 minutes long, each telling a totally unique story using different animation styles.

Here's Where the Magnifying Glass Sits on the Treasure Map in 'Fortnite'

Look for the ice statues.

There’s a new challenge in the world of Fortnite: Battle Royale for Season 8, Week 3 that should also feel very familiar to players — it’s a fusion of two things we’re all used to doing.

Week 3 began Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern, about 90 minutes later than usual, and even more delayed than Week 2. We predicted that treasure map challenges would return in Season 8, and here in Week 3, they have returned … sort of.