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Hollywood Got Some News That Has Them Worried

WITH LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO, HOLLYWOOD’S MAJOR MARCH RELEASES HAVE FAILED TO BLOOM AT THE NORTH AMERICAN BOX OFFICE, TRIGGERING THE WORST YEAR-OVER-YEAR DECLINE FOR THE MONTH IN RECENT MEMORY.

MARCH REVENUE THROUGH SUNDAY WAS AN ESTIMATED $722.5 MILLION, A 28 PERCENT DECLINE FROM THE SAME TIME PERIOD LAST YEAR ($997.3 MILLION), ACCORDING TO COMSCORE.

THE LAST HOPE FOR REDEMPTION IS STEVEN SPIELBERG’S PRICEY READY PLAYER ONE, WHICH WARNER BROS. AND AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT OPEN IN THEATERS THURSDAY, THE EVE OF EASTER WEEKEND.

LAST YEAR, FILMS RELEASED IN MARCH ULTIMATELY GENERATED NORTH OF $1.2 BILLION IN DOMESTIC TICKET SALES, LED BY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ($504 MILLION), LOGAN ($226 MILLION), THE BOSS BABY ($175 MILLION) AND KONG: SKULL ISLAND ($168 MILLION). AND IN 2016, THAT SAME STAT WAS $939 BILLION, FUELED BY ZOOTOPIA ($341 MILLION) AND BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE ($330.4 MILLION).

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