'Disney’s ‘Strange World’ to Lose $100 Million at Box

to Lose $100 Million at Box

Disney’s “Strange

World” bombed at the box office over Thanksgiving, leaving the studio to mop up

The animated

feature debuted dramatically behind expectations with $11

9 million from

4,174 North American theaters over the weekend and $18

 Before projections were

revised downward, the movie was expected to earn $30 million to $40 million between Wednesday and

5 million) and

significantly behind fellow family films like “Encanto” ($27

2 million over

the traditional weekend and $40 million during the extended Thanksgiving holiday stretch) and “Lightyear” ($51 million)

“Normally this

time of year, a Disney family film is the big draw,” says Paul Dergarabedian, a

“It shows

we’re still recovering and adapting to the constraints of the pandemic

Even with

proper attention on Disney+ and home entertainment platforms, box office experts suggest it’ll be

Since “Strange

World” cost $180 million to produce and tens of millions more in global marketing and distribution

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