The latest “X-Men” movie, “Dark Phoenix,” bombed at the box office over the weekend with $33 million in the US, the lowest opening in the franchise.
But box-office experts agree that the franchise isn’t dead just yet now that Disney is in charge, and there are two major reasons why.
Exhibitor Relations senior box-office analyst Jeff Bock said that Disney shouldn’t waste any time before making another R-rated “Deadpool” movie.
Comscore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian said that Disney’s upcoming streaming platform, Disney Plus, provides a perfect opportunity to introduce the X-Men into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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“Dark Phoenix” is a box-office disaster, but experts agree that the “X-Men” franchise will rise from the ashes at Disney.
The latest “X-Men” movie, directed by longtime franchise producer and writer, Simon Kinberg, opened over the weekend with the lowest box-office debut of the series yet, with $33 million in the US. It’s a disappointing result for the studio Fox, which has churned out “X-Men” movies for nearly two decades, with “Dark Phoenix” being the end of the line before Disney takes over.
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