'Charlie's Angels' Director Blames Men For Box Office Failure

Brenda Watkins
November 19, 2019

"You've had 37 Spider-Man movies and you're not complaining!" exclaimed Banks.

All by way of an interview with the Herald Daylight carried out prematurely of Charlie's Angels debuted in theaters, Elizabeth Monetary establishments acknowledged that she thinks the movie skilled to be a financial success or else it might fortify the stereotype that gents actually don't go see movement motion pictures with ladies as potential prospects.

Banks has also co-produced the film. I think women are allowed to have one or two action franchises every 17 years.

On Monday morning, the film's writer and director Elizabeth Banks reacted to the news by sharing a message on Twitter.

"Being in a big franchise allows you to have it all".

It opened beside James Mangold's sports-fuelled biopic, Ford v Ferrari, which pulled in more than $31 million within North America and $52.4 million worldwide. It featured starring performances by Kristen Stewart and rising star Naomi Scott and the name recognition of a long-lasting franchise.

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Modest projections for the $50-million Sony reboot came in at about $12 million-$13 million after a robust marketing campaign that included two trailers, a full press tour and a lavish music video featuring pop superstars Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. But that seems unlikely now after a less than stellar box office.

Why did the film flop?

"So even though those are movies about women, they put them in the context of feeding the larger comic book world, so it's all about, yes, you're watching a Wonder Woman movie but we're setting up three other characters or we're setting up Justice League".

While Elizabeth Banks stated that she's joyful for Shock Feminine and Captain Marvel's field workplace achievements, the Charlie's Angels creator and director further, "but we need to have extra women's voices supported with revenue because that's the energy".

"By the way, I'm happy for those characters to have box office success", added Banks. "The power is in the money".

Elizabeth Banks suggested that the reason her "Charlie's Angels" reboot failed to make a splash at the box office opening weekend was that men "don't go see women do action movies". "The power is in the money".

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