Pepper Mint Movie, a romantic comedy starring Emma Watson and Zac Efron, is a box office success that’s expected to generate $5 billion this weekend, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com.
The film will open in 1,971 theaters on Thursday and Friday.
It’s a major hit, with its opening weekend forecast for $3.6 million.
Pepper mints are an Australian peppermint, an Australian fruit, and a candy that is often used as a flavoring.
The film was shot on location in Australia.
The movie will open nationwide in March 2020.
Peppermint was originally scheduled to open at AMC in October 2020, but a delay caused by the death of director David Lee, who died in a car crash, led to the movie’s opening being pushed back.
The sequel is scheduled for release on March 3, 2021.
Alyssa Milano is a senior producer at The Hollywood Reporter.