The crowdfunded streaming series “The Chosen” opened its third season in U.S. theaters last weekend, with the first two episodes totaling $8.7 million in box office receipts, good enough for third place overall.
The series, based on the life of Jesus and produced and directed by Dallas Jenkins, trailed only “The Menu” ($9 million) and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” ($67 million), films that played in a significantly larger number of theaters.
In December of last year, “Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers” totaled $4.2 million in its opening weekend, according to Box Office Mojo, good enough for fourth place overall in domestic receipts.
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