With the sequel to Marvel’s 2015 production of Ant-Man due in theaters on July 6, box office tracking numbers have been released. Three weeks out from the film’s release, sources are anticipating the film coming in at a three-day profit between $69 and $80 million. If the number holds, that will ensure a higher opening weekend than the original picture, which brought home $57 million in 2015. So far, the film is tracking best with males under 25, followed by men over 25 and females under 25.

The first Ant-Man was met with moderately positive reviews from critics and audiences. The solo film is certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with an RT Score of 82% and an average score of 6.8 out of 10 from critics. The audiences were even more positive, with an 86% audience score, and an average rating of 4 out of 5. Rotten Tomatoes’ critics consensus summed it up fairly succinctly. It also was no slouch at the box office, bringing in $519 million worldwide.

“Led by a charming performance from Paul Rudd, Ant-Man offers Marvel thrills on an appropriately smaller scale,” the summary reads. “Albeit not as smoothly as its most successful predecessors.”

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What could potentially hold the sequel film’s box office numbers back is fairly obvious. With the upcoming releases of Incredibles 2, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom slated prior to its release, Ant-Man and the Wasp may face some competition for audiences’ attention. While the original’s numbers were lower than that of Thor and Captain America: First Avenger, by the end of its stint in theaters, Ant-Man wasn’t far off from Thor’s numbers, and had actually surpassed Captain America. Original director Peyton Reed is back for the sequel, as Evangeline Lilly joins co-star Paul Rudd as the character of The Wasp, as the two team up to battle The Ghost, a villain who steals one of Hank Pym’s suits that possesses the power to move through walls.

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