The latest Box office update for Solo: A Star Wars Story Box office update brings dread to the future of Star Wars and a galaxy far, far away.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is approaching its third week of release in a theatre near you, and if you want to see it in all of its glory on the big screen, you better do so sooner than later.
Box office sales for Solo: A Star Wars Story are dropping like temperatures on Hoth, meaning theatre screenings for the film are undoubtedly likely to decrease, as well.
As of June 5, 2018, Solo: A Star Wars Story has earned $155,941,558 in domestic earnings, far below the expected opening week projections — which were way off. Whoever calculated the odds and forecasts for the film, likely have a bounty the size of Han Solo‘s head.
Also, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Solo: A Star Wars Story will be the first live-action Star Wars film to lose money in (gross) profit.
"Wall Street analyst Barton Crockett says Solo will lose more than $50 million. Industry financing sources, however, say that figure could come in at $80 million or higher, although no one knows the exact terms of Disney’s deals for home entertainment and television, among other ancillary revenues."
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If it weren’t for the mess that former directors Lord and Miller left for Ron Howard to clean up, Solo: A Star Wars Story likely would have broken even or made a small profit once it was all said and done at the Box office.
Instead, the Han Solo Star Wars origins film ended up boasting as the most expensive Star Wars movie to date — something Lucasfilm would like to forget, especially after the mess with all of the reshoots for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Hopefully not, but this downward trend of Solo: A Star Wars Story will likely shift the plans of Lucasfilm moving forward.
Who knows, Kathleen Kennedy could even be out of a job as early as this fall, according to recent rumors.
It’s a shame that Solo: A Star Wars Story is doing so poorly at the Box office, with the film being a true gift from Lucasfilm to diehard Star Wars fans.
We are hoping for more Han Solo adventure films, but that happening now is 3,720-1. But as Han Solo says, never tell him the odds, right?
Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently playing in theaters, worldwide.