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Will Smith's 'Gemini Man' opens with a moderate $1.6 million

Gemini Man poster. Photograph:( Twitter )

ANI Washington DC ,USA Oct 12, 2019, 02.42 PM (IST)

It seems like the buzz created around Will Smith fighting his younger self in the latest release 'Gemini Man' didn't cut the mustard as the film managed to bring in just $1.6 million at the domestic box office on day one of its release.

The film premiered at approximately 3,000 locations on its opening day, according to a news agency. Heavy on the VFX, 'Gemini Man' follows Henry Brogan (Smith), an elite assassin who becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move.

Much to his horror, Brogan soon gets to know about the mystery man trying to kill him who is none other than his 25-year younger clone.

Directed by Ang Lee, the action-thriller is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Prior to it, Smith starred in Disney's live-action film 'Aladdin' which became his first biggest hit to surpass $1 billion. In the film which opened in theatres on May 24, he played the role of Genie.

Actor Will Smith said it was 'a little freaky' to see a digitally-generated 23-year-old version of himself on screen in the clone movie 'Gemini Man'.