‘Superfly’ Soars to $1.2 Million

The remake of the ’70s blaxploitation drama “Superfly” holds a Rotten Tomatoes score of 67 percent. Its reported budget was $16 million.


In just one day, “Superfly” has already earned $1.2 million at the Wednesday previews and is looking at a $10-$12 million opening weekend.

“Superfly” stars Trevor Jackson as Youngblood Priest, a career criminal who wants out of the Atlanta drug business, only to get dragged into even deeper trouble after one bad deal.

Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis and Jennifer Morrison also star, with Director X helming the film. “Watchmen” co-writer Alex Tse penned the script, with Joel Silver producing with Atlanta rapper Future.

“Superfly” will face off against Pixar’s “The Incredibles 2” and Warner Bros./New Line Cinema’s “Tag” this weekend. “Incredibles 2”.

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