News: Bow Wow Reacts To Winning "Lottery Ticket", "We Beat The Odds"
Monday, Aug 23, 2010 3:05PM
Rapper Bow Wow has shared his reaction to this past weekend's debut of his new movie, Lottery Ticket, and the film taking in over $11 million.
Writing via Twitter, Bow Wow thanked his supporters for going out to see the flick.
"Thanks to all the fans for making "Lottery Ticket" a success at the box office. Work does not stop here! Lottery Ticket in theaters now.," Bow Wow tweeted Monday (August 23) morning.
"Back on set tomorrow. It's a brand new week, time to get it. Thanks for the love on lottery ticket yall we had the best per-screen average."
"I didn't, but WE made"Lottery Ticket" a box office success this weekend. We beat the odds. For that i say thanks, im humbled and blessed." (Bow Wow's Twitter)
Prior to Bow Wow's tweets, the film's co-star Ice Cube got into the fun by tellings fans to go out and see the film.
"Check me out in Lottery Ticket this weekend. I look about 70. Funny as sh*t #lotteryticket RT," he tweeted last week.
"i just won the f*ckin Lottery! and i just seen the movie again! you should too...in theaters today!#lotteryticket RT." (Ice Cube's Twitter)
The movie received heavy competition over the weekend from action thriller The Expendables.
Lionsgate's "The Expendables" remained No. 1 for a second straight weekend with $16.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone, the action romp about mercenaries aiming to overthrow a dictator raised its total to $64.9 million. "Vampires Suck" was in a photo finish for the No. 2 spot with another holdover, Julia Roberts' drama "Eat Pray Love." The Sony film about a divorced woman traveling the world in search of fulfillment pulled in $12 million to lift its total to $47.1 million. (Associated Press)
Despite its competition, Lottery Ticket still managed to land within the Top 5.
"Lottery Ticket," the Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. comedy about the perils of winning a huge jackpot starring rapper Bow Wow, came in fourth with $11.1 million. "The Other Guys," Sony's police comedy starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, was fifth in its third weekend of release, grossing $10.1 million. (Los Angeles Times)
Check out footage from the film down below: