The weekend box office was dominated by the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. That huge amount was not as large a sendoff and her fellow revolutionaries as some had forecast, although the last movie in the science fiction franchise debuted to $101 million.
It is a hint, maybe, that interest in Panem’s dystopian world has crested.
Investors the studio supporting the show, responded to news that projections would be missed by Mockingjay – Part 2, sending the business’s stock down more than. For its part, the studio was set in the unusual situation of nearly being forced to defend an introduction that ranks among the greatest in film history.