Billy Eichner is getting the box office results of his movie brothers and although the film underperforms, he is “proud” of the work he did on the big screen.
“Last night I snuck in and sat in the back of a sold-out theater playing brothers in Los Angeles,” he tweeted. “The audience howled with laughter from start to finish, burst into applause at the end, and some wiped tears as they walked out. In fact. I am SO proud of this movie.”
Despite glowing reviews of the Judd Apatow-produced film, brothers It hasn’t been a success at the box office and is estimated to only earn $4.8 million during its opening weekend, half of what Universal estimated. Eichner acknowledged that the romantic comedy in which she stars is not for a certain segment of the country’s population.
“Even with glowing reviews, great Rotten Tomatoes scores, an A CinemaScore, etc., straight people, especially in certain parts of the country, just didn’t show up for brothers. And that’s disappointing, but it is what it is,” he continued.
The comedian supports the film and encouraged “everyone who IS NOT a homophobic weirdo” to go see it. brothers.
“You’re going to have a lot of fun! and that it is special and exceptionally powerful to see this particular story on a big screen, especially for queer people who don’t get this opportunity often. I love this movie so much. WE GO BROTHERS!!!” she added.
brothers it was co-written by Eichner and Nicholas Stoller, who also served as director of the comedy. The film also stars Like Macfarlane, Ts Madison, Bowen Yang, Miss Lawrence, Monica Raymund, Guillermo Diaz, Guy Branum, and Amanda Bearse, among others.