Hollywood Space Movies 'After Earth' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Rake in Serious Box Office Cash

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Will Smith and sci-fi go hand-in-hand and his new movie "After Earth" is sure to have audiences rushing to the theaters when it comes out on May 31st. The financial projections for the opening weekend are already at $40 million and "Star Trek Into Darkness" which was released Thursday, has already grossed $13.5 million. But what is it about space movies that connects to movie goers? "omg! Insider" spoke with Tara McNamara from Fandango to break down the reasons Hollywood space movies bring in some serious box office cash, "Hollywood space movies are such big money makers because they're such great spectacles and because anything is possible and it also sets the stage for drama or comedy, action and adventure." For the latest entertainment news, check out “omg! Insider” on TV.

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