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Disney Confirms What We All Expected: JOHN CARTER to Lose $200 Million

Disney has just released a statement saying that they are still going to lose major bank on the film

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It was reported a few months ago that JOHN CARTER would have to make $700 Million to warrant a sequel.  Everyone (including myself) was laughing, expecting a complete turd of a film, and a box office disaster to go with it. Then, since Superbowl, Disney did something amazing.  It upped it’s advertising campaign.  Reviews came out and they were raving.  People became curious.  And within it’s first ten days, JOHN CARTER grossed a total of $184 million worldwide.

While that is nowhere near the flop that most were expecting, with a budget of $250 Million (not including marketing), Disney has just released a statement saying that they are still going to lose major bank on the film, around the post of $200 Million:

“In light of the theatrical performance of John Carter ($184 million global box office), we expect the film to generate an operating loss of approximately $200 million during our second fiscal quarter ending March 31. As a result, our current expectation is that the Studio segment will have an operating loss of between $80 and $120 million for the second quarter. As we look forward to the second half of the year, we are excited about the upcoming releases of The Avengers and Brave, which we believe have tremendous potential to drive value for the Studio and the rest of the company.”

The interesting thing about that statement is how Disney doesn’t seem too upset about the loss.  JOHN CARTER was supposed to be their next golden franchise, and I think they still know it could be if they just played their cards right.  Hopefully, despite being nowhere near that $700 Million mark for the sequel, with DVD sales and word of mouth, CARTER will have it’s day in the sun (or on Mars, for that matter), again.

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The Invisible Man Movie Trailer Looks Terrifying

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The idea of being invisible has intrigued us for more than 100 years. HG Wells released his book The Invisible Man in 1897 and we’ve been obsessed with the idea ever since. Leave it to Hollywood (and the incredible actress Elisabeth Moss) to find a new way to have us on the edge of our seats. This one has endless opportunities for jump scares (those sudden out of nowhere startling moments that I hate because they’re so damned effective) and the plot set up is pretty compelling. I’ll be there for this one!

The Invisible man hits Theaters February 28 https://www.TheInvisibleManMovie.com

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Check Out The Trailer For HUSTLERS, Starring J Lo, Lizzo, and Cardi B!

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At long last, we are getting a look at the star-studded film “Hustlers.”

The movie seems to have it all for the 2019 world – stripping, revenge and a great heist.

Constance Wu of Crazy Rich Asians is the lead character, but today the buzz is all about Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B.

Let’s also give a shout for girl power! “Hustlers” is directed and scripted by Lorene Scafaria.

The movie hits US Screens on September 13.

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TRAILER: The New ‘Child’s Play’ Movie Looks So Chuckin’ Scary

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The new Child’s Play movie launches Chucky into the 21st century for some technologically advanced terror.

After watching this trailer, you may be packing your bags and heading to Amish country because Child’s Play looks like a technological nightmare brought to life. In the reboot of the classic 1988 film, Buddi Dolls are the toy on every child’s wishlist because their connection to technology allows them to truly become your best friend. These new and improved Buddi Dolls come complete with an app that links the doll to every electronic device in your home…enter updated, terrifying plot twist! When a young boy’s Buddi Doll, Chucky, becomes corrupt, he goes on a killing spree that promises to be even more gory than the film’s original!

Mark Hamill voices the murderous Buddi Doll, Chucky, as the film stars Gabriel Bateman as Andy, Chucky’s 13-year old owner, Aubrey Plaza as Andy’s mom and Brian Tyree Henry as the detective investigating the strange string of murders. The film is set to release on June 21 and you can bet I will be avoiding toy stores for the entire summer.

Check out the frightening trailer below!

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