Indie Companies: A24 is Season’s Champion–Lady Bird, Disaster Artist

A24’s third weekend of James Franco’s comedy-drama “The Disaster Artist” came in eighth place with $2.6 million at 1,010 locations as the awards contender saw a 59% decline. “The Disaster Artist” has totaled $12.9 million in 17 days.

A24’s “Lady Bird” continues to perform well in its seventh weekend with $2.1 million at 947 sites, occupying 10th place for a domestic total of $26 million.

The comedy-drama scored major Golden Globes nominations for best comedy or musical and for Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf and Greta Gerwig’s screenplay.

SAG garnered on the movie–the biggest surprise of the season, 3 nominations: for ensemble cast (sort of best film at the SAG), Ronan and Metcalf.

Next step: Producers Guild of America nominations and then the real big thing, the Oscar nominations, to be announced on January 23, 2018.