Venom Sets October Box Office Record With $80 Million Opening Weekend

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Bradley Cooper Talks Masculinity And Drag Queens in A Star Is Born

Even if the estimated numbers for Venom fall down, the film will easily get ahead of 2013's George Clooney starrer Gravity, which made $55.7 million over its opening weekend.

The Tom Hardy-fronted movie, based on a popular Marvel Comics favourite, had received cold reviews from critics, winning only a 31% score on Rotten Tomatoes. All of which suggests the aliens are going to absolutely love the Venom/A Star Is Born cross-over film someone is frantically pitching as we speak. The film, which is the fourth "A Star Is Born" since 1937, has built up huge buzz for its emotional story, strong performances and solid direction from first time director and star Bradley Cooper. That also exceeded expectations that had the film bringing in around $30 million.

'I know what went into it, it's been a long time coming, ' said the Pennsylvania native, who dated the Poker Face artist for five years until their 2016 split.

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The actress' casting was announced last August , with Rose noting being incredibly excited to become Kate Kane. Others complained about the inclusion of the character in the Arrowverse and her sexuality in general.

Elsewhere, former number one The House With A Clock In Its Walls dipped to No4 in its third week on the market; earning another £902,203 to rack up a cumulative total of £6.8 million.

So it should come as no surprise that the movie's soundtrack is already topping the charts, which isn't such great news if you released an album last week.

In more family-friendly viewing, high-profile animation Small Foot also lands on our shores on Friday.

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