Cathleen Taff, head of distribution for Disney, said there's room for non-tentpole releases in the Disney slate.
On Saturday, "Black Panther" became just the third film to cross $700 million domestically.
Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor
Before his move home last week, Brunson, who led a Protestant church in the Aegean city of Izmir, had spent almost two years in jail.
The final stretch of the 2018 summer movie season kicked off Friday as three new films -Disney's Christopher Robin, The Spy Who Dumped Me and The Darkest Minds- ushered in the Dog Days of summer and were met with indifference from ticket buyers. Fox's YA dystopian thriller is battling a bleak 19 percent average on Rotten Tomatoes, though audiences seem slightly more enthusiastic with a B CinemaScore. "Christopher Robin" also represents an improvement from Disney's previous attempt at big-screen glory for the befuddled bear: "Winnie the Pooh" only took in $27 million over its entire run in 2011. China, which restricts the number of USA movies that play in its theaters, declined to give the film a release date. It took in a modest $12.4 million.
Universal's "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" landed in fourth with $9 million for a domestic tally of $91 million.
Starring Denzel Washington, Sony's action movie "The Equalizer 2" finished fifth with an estimated 8.83 million dollars in its third weekend, pushing its North American cume to 79.88 million dollars through Sunday.
Tiger ties career low with 5 pars in closing 73
He hit just seven of 14 fairways and only nine of 18 greens in regulation as he finished with four bogeys and one birdie. The more you can limit the mistakes around here, the better".
"Teen Titans Go! To the Movies", $4.9 million.
Elsewhere at the box office, Bo Burnham's "Eighth Grade" earned $2.8 million when it expanded nationwide.
Rogue Nation and Fallout writer-director Christopher McQuarrie unraveled the mystery surrounding Jeremy Renner's role on the Empire podcast - "Jeremy had his commitment to Avengers, which ironically they ended up not exercising, and we didn't know what the [sixth Mission: Impossible] movie was, so we couldn't provide a schedule".
The heat wave goes on ... and on
Tourists travelling from Ireland to Spain and Portugal this weekend should be especially careful due to the intense expected heat. Italy has also issued red alerts across its centre and north, which includes the tourist hotspots of Rome, Florence and Venice.