‘After Ever Happy’ Fires Up Fathom Events – Specialty Box Office

After Ever Happy, the fourth installment of the popular After romance/drama franchise, will gross circa $1.1 million since its release last Wednesday on 1,085 screens. From Fathom Events, this was the top film in the domestic marketplace Sept. 7-8 for a two-day run before dipping to 200+ screens this weekend.

Vertical Entertainment will pick up the film’s U.S. theatrical starting September 16. After Ever Happy opened in Canada Aug 26 (non-Fathom), grossing an estimated $695,000 to date — for a total $1.8 million cume in North America. This weekend open is a 22% bump over 2021’s After We Fell, the third film based on the ‘After’ book series by Anna Todd and driven by a fan base that calls themselves the Afternators. The first two installments were After (2019) and After We Collided (2020).

The fifth film, After Everything, just wrapped production with release date TBD. Directed by Castille Landon with screenplay by Sharon Soboil, After Even Happy finds Tessa (Josephine Langford) and Hardin (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) with their relationship at a crossroads.