Billy Eichner weighs in on 'Bros' disappointing box office debut

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Despite a affirmative captious response, Billy Eichner’s movie “Bros” had a lackluster opening play astatine the container office.

The comedian and histrion took to Twitter to stock his disappointment successful the turnout and his pridefulness successful the movie, a romanticist comedy.

“Last nighttime I snuck successful and sat successful the backmost of a sold retired theatre playing BROS successful LA. The assemblage howled with laughter commencement to finish, burst into applause astatine the end, and immoderate were wiping distant tears arsenic they walked out,” Eichner began a bid of tweets connected Sunday. “It was genuinely magical. Really. I americium VERY arrogant of this movie.”

Eichner co-wrote and stars successful the film, the archetypal cheery rom-com to beryllium produced and distributed by a large workplace with a wide theatrical release. It is besides the archetypal to diagnostic an wholly LGBTQ+ cast.

“Even with glowing reviews, large Rotten Tomatoes scores, an A CinemaScore etc, consecutive people, particularly successful definite parts of the country, conscionable didn’t amusement up for Bros. And that’s disappointing but it is what it is,” Eichner wrote.

He encouraged anyone who “who ISN’T a homophobic weirdo” to effort to spell spot the film.

“You volition person a blast!” helium wrote.

The movie opened successful 4th place, making $4.8 cardinal opening weekend. It opened connected 3,350 screens crossed the country.