The Last Jedi Has Been Pulled From All Theaters In China
Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi has reportedly been pulled from all Chinese theaters two weeks after it released in the country. The highly-anticipated sequel to J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens marks the second chapter in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars sequel trilogy and the third overall installment in their new Star Wars series under Walt Disney Studios’ oversight. And while the movie has proven successful, it also became one of the most divisive installments of the franchise. Shortly after The Last Jedi hit theaters in mid-December 2017, many moviegoers started voicing their discontent with Johnson’s film. While it’s arguable just how authentic the film’s audience scores are, it’s no secret that theater attendance is down sharply in comparison to The Force Awakens. Still, that doesn’t mean the movie wasn’t a commercial success. The Last Jedi quickly became the highest-grossing movie of 2017, surpassing Bill Condon’s Beauty and the Beast (another Disney movie), and it even managed to cross the coveted billion-dollar mark in just over two weeks of release. And while it continues to blast past films on the global chart, it’s not holding up overseas. A few days after
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