The latest casualty (and it seems like it’s happening every weekend) is Charlie’s Angels. The opening 3-day tally for the reboot was an obscene $8.3 million. It barely edged out Playing with Fire, which is in its second week of release and also a Nickelodeon movie starring John Cena.
The budget for Charlie’s Angels was a modest $48 million. But when you factor in marketing, the cost for the Sony movie is probably closer to $100 million. It’s the definition of a flop and director Elizabeth Banks seemed to have little confidence in the film’s prospects even before its release.
In an interview with the Herald Sun, Banks