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Disney Proving To Be A 2016 Box Office Juggernaut

Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From IndieWire:

There's nothing like the virtuous cycle of a studio winning streak. And so, at more than $900 million and 25% market share, Disney has overtaken 2015 box office winner Universal— and, thanks to a label strategy fueled by Lucasfilm's "Star Wars,' Marvel, and Pixar,this appears to be only the start of the juggernaut.

Record-breaking $2 billion late-year global blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" jump-started the 2016 box office, followed by animated sleeper"Zootopia," which is heading toward $900 million worldwide.

And then there's Jon Favreau's"The Jungle Book," which has exceeded allexpectations, seen great reviews (94% Fresh), and has been the#1 film every day since its domestic run began April 15. As of May 2, it's at $708.6 millionat the global box office.

- Read the full article at IndieWire.com

 


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