Ant-Man debuts atop box office

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Cinemark Tinseltown 17 in Fayetteville is one of the local theaters that was packed over the weekend with moviegoers clamoring to see Ant-Man. (Staff Photo by Christopher Dunn)

Ant-Man, the first feature film produced at Fayetteville’s Pinewood Atlanta Studios, made its anticipated debut in theaters Friday. The movie claimed top of the weekend box office with a $58 million opening. At the global box office, it’s already raked in $114 million. Not bad for an obscure superhero. It was enough to give Marvel Studios its 12th straight first place debut and a great start for Fayetteville as a blockbuster home.

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Christopher Dunn has been the sports editor for Fayette Newspapers since 2011, in addition to running Fayette Game Day magazine. He is a graduate of Fayette County schools, as well as a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter @fayettesports.


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