The Universal film opened with $20.9 million
The Universal film opened with $20.9 million, making it the the third original film open at the number 1 spot at the box office. Abominable even beat analysts’ predictions of $17 million to $20 million.
Costing $75-million, the film is a co-production between DreamWorks Animation and China’s Pearl Studios.
Abominable stars Chloe Bennet who voices Yi, an Asian American character who encounters a yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai. In related news Bennet recently said she as “boxed in” by her Asian American race.