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5 Reasons Why Solo: A Star Wars Story Failed to Take Off

It should have all the ingredients for success. A strong legacy. A solid brand. A stunning actress. A familiar Wookiee. Unfortunately, despite all these, Solo: A Star Wars Story didn’t leap into the hyperspace of success but crashed and burned like a land speeder on Endor instead.

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thorstein109d ago

6 Solo: A Star Wars Story BV TOTAL : $119,592,692 4,381 OPENING: $84,420,489 4,381 5/25

The top 6th movie of 2018, so far.

"Failed to Take Off"?!?!?!! Lol

Lying isn't a virtue nor is it... why the hell was this trash approved?

Garethvk107d ago (Edited 107d ago )

I think the concern is that the three films that came before it all earned over 1 billion dollars and this one may struggle to break even according so some analysts. It was the most expensive film in the series when you factor in that 70% of the film was reshot.

thorstein106d ago

True. This week it did break even though. I just got back on here after a week, and boy are the trolls hard at work.

Anyway, thanks for the reply Gareth, always a pleasure.

Garethvk107d ago

Terrible release schedule. We said the moment it changed Directors that opening just after Deadpool 2 and Infinity War was a mistake especially with Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World 2 soon after. Dec. was much better. It was also just 5 months after TLJ which despite making a ton of money had fan backlash.

They also were very late with the first trailer so you did not have a long buildup. TFA had a teaser 1 year before it was released as an example.

Bobafret106d ago

Casting
Directing
Writing
Acting
Kathleen Kennedy
Please stop defending this dumpster fire of a film.