'Detective Pikachu' Box Office Gives Hope To Video Game Adaptation
Business Insider reports "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" grossed an estimated $58 million in theaters during its opening weekend.
'Detective Pikachu' is a video game adaptation.
To industry insiders, the films box office gives hope that the video game adaptations can be financially successful.
Movies based on videos games, like 'Warcraft' and Rampage', get terrible reviews.
But, those films have seen high international earnings, perhaps thanks to their recognizable brands.