That reported number is up from the previous film in the franchise Men In Black 3's Thursday night domestic haul of $1.55m in 2012 - though the Hollywood trade notes that worldwide had more Thursday showtimes than its predecessor.
"No, I don't mind", Thompson said.
Shooting suspect claims David Ortiz wasn't his intended target
According to eye witnesses, a lone shooter jumped off his motorcycle, walked-up to Ortiz, and opened fire "without saying a word". The slugger known as Big Papi led the Red Sox to three World Series championships, was a 10-time All-Star and hit 541 home runs.
Now check out our exclusive preview of this comprehensive new MIB companion release in the full gallery below, then tell us if you're primed to be blasted back into the black suits' world. "I hope we can get to a space where it's not noteworthy that a woman-particularly a woman of color-should topline studio films".
While that's a positive change overall, Thompson has also seen the shortcomings in Hollywood's definition of "badass women".
"I pitched some ideas like 'People in Black, ' but that would be 'PiB, ' which sounds like a sandwich". To boot, the movie is without original stars Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith, so as has been noted, this appears to be another case of sequelitis, which also affected Godzilla and Dark Phoenix. In fact, I think someone did ask me to - just as an option - and I said no. M is just different from that character [Agent J]. In the sequel, the duo continues to deal with attacks around the world while searching for a mole in the organization.
Amanda Knox breaks down in tears speaking at justice festival
Knox and her ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, spent four years in prison after initially being convicted of the murder. Looking distressed and bursting into tears, she decried a system that was fed by "the fantasy of tabloids".
Continuing the legacy of a series like Men In Black often lends to moments that playfully wink and nudge at the series' storied past. These days, the trend is increasingly towards kick-ass figures like Valkyrie, the sword-wielding Marvel hero that Thompson played in Thor: Ragnarok.
The pair said something special happened when they slipped on the iconic Paul Smith suits for the first time at their camera tests. Or I don't care if you're laughing at me!' And there's such a freedom in that.
Her co-star agreed: "There was a odd kind of, 'Wow, we're doing this'".
Umbrellas, a Hong Kong protest symbol, broken
Freeland said any legislation should preserve Hong Kong's autonomy, judicial independence and rule of law. More than 1,000 people joined a peaceful "mothers' protest " on Friday evening in a city centre garden.