‘Lightyear’ in doubt of having a second part

‘Lightyear’ in doubt of having a second part

Although the production enjoyed high expectations, the acceptance of the box office globally was below what was projected with this world premiere. The most optimistic analysts with the production anticipated that the film could take a new impulse from the controversy in which in a scene of the kiss between two female characters I would have lowered the tension, however, the veto by 14 Muslim-majority countries exerted pressure on public opinion.

As reported The Numbersthe star guardian tape, Lightyear, concluded its second weekend with just $17.6 million, a figure that represents an atrocious drop of 65.1% against its first weekend of release. With a general collection that does not reach the recovery of the cost of production, 200 million dollars. Which would call into question a possible second part of the story despite the fact that there are additional scenes in the final credits that would lead to this.

In Mexico, the film continues to be the leader of the big screen in its second week of exhibition, in its second week it added 131.6 million pesos, accumulating 287.9 ​​million of those of the eagle, until now. In its second week it was already seen by 4 million viewers, according to reports from Canacine. Although to be a movie from the house of Mickey Mouse, its takeoff has been very timid and with the release of Thor and other summer films such as Minions, its scope will be substantially reduced.