"TMNT: Out of the Shadows" Earns Half the Original Did from Thursday Box Office

From 3,000 locations, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" pulled in $2 million from Thursday night showings -- well behind the $4.5 million the original film nabbed in its 2014 preview night, but modest when compared to other sequels released this year.

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According to Deadline, the "TMNT" sequel is tracking similar to Sony's "The Angry Birds Movie," which ended up coming first place its opening weekend with $38.2 million. "Out of the Shadows" is projected to make between $30-35 million.

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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" is now in theaters.

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