Deadline Hollywood. ‘Transcendence’ Lukewarm Thursday Bow, ‘Rio 2′ Might Get Its No. 1 Weekend Yet; ‘Heaven Is For Real’ Debuts Even with taking over Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s IMAX theaters this weekend, a new sci-fi thriller in the marketplace, Johnny Depp in the lead and the only real newcomer with a shot at No. 1, based on Thursday night’s grosses, Transcendence’s debut near the top of the box office is doubtful this weekend.
Bets are on that Fox’s Rio 2 may end up with around $26M, Disney/Marvel’s Captain America next with $22M go $23M and Warner Bros.’ Transcendence at No. 3 with around $18M to $20M. Those predictions come as Transcendence grossed only $850K on Thursday. The Smoking Gun. Entertainment Weekly. Variety. Editor & Publisher ® People. X17. Radar Online. Access Hollywood. Billboard.com. Broadcasting & Cable.