It's been a little while since we've done one of these--and we do hope to bring "The Career Analyst" back one of these days, too--but we're back with another look at a movie not opening for a couple months, this one being Universal Studios' attempt to resurrect one of their popular comedy franchises with American Reunion
. It's opening on April 6, Easter weekend when many people will be off from school and work either on Good Friday or Monday or both, and they hope that opening before what's going to be a busy summer will help them bring in some profits during the normally slower spring month.
It's been eight year or more since we've seen the original kids from American Pie
, an R-rated coming-of-age comedy that introduced Hollywood to a lot of new talent back in 1999, including directors Paul and Chris Weitz, who have both gone onto bigger things. At the time, few people knew who Jason Biggs or Seann William Scott or Shannon Elizabeth or Chris Klein or Tara Reid, so it opened with a modest $18.7 million a week after the 4th of July 1999.