‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ likely to woo Americans this weekend


Two major movies are being released this weekend in North America and around the world, with animated sequel ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ looking to dominate the box office, ahead of the mighty X-Men movie ‘Dark Phoenix’.

Forecasters have placed ‘Pets’ at #1 with an estimated US$51M in North America, followed by ‘Phoenix’ at #2 with US$39M, while Aladdin is expected to continue its box office glory, raking in a weekend north of $24M.