TLK opening weekend numbers, lowest of the franchise

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  1. Dragonclaw

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    I wouldn't say the combined universe will be impossible, but I do think it will take some re-imagining to get it started up in earnest. Becoming more kid friendly would likely be a good start to get parents back.
     
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  2. Dragonclaw

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    Well...Box Office Mojo is no longer tracking TLK.
     
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    Why is Paramount still alive? With all these flops in this year, they should have gone bankrupt by now. What is keeping them up?
     
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    Bank loans probably.
     
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    Unicron: I will make my Blockbuster Debut Dang Nabbitt.
     
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    You guys forgot that paramount pictures has been around for years
     
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    They weren't formed this year?
     
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    Part of it is Paramount is just one part of the larger company Viacom so the parent company can move some things around on the books to keep the studio afloat. Although with the TV side of Viacom not looking good either you have to wonder how long Viacom will have reserves for Paramount to keep making so many bad choices.

    Theatrical run of the movies is also just one part of the revenue stream for movie studios. For years after the box office run they can farm out their popular movies to cable, streaming, broadcast, or anyone wanting to show one of their movies. You also have the home release which brings in money as people replace DVDs with Blu-Rays or Blu-Rays with 4K or a box set makes people buy the movies they already own just for the set.

    But yea Paramount can't keep having abysmal years like this one year after year and still keep the lights on. Bad part is I don't know if anyone at Paramount really understands how to make a big movie with domestic appeal.