Solo Expected To Have Lowest Disney Star Wars Opening

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Solo: A Star Wars Story is coming to theaters this week but the Ron Howard-directed film is estimated to have the lowest domestic opening out of any of the new Disney Star Wars films.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Solo is tracking to gross between $130 million to $150 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend, starting on May 25 in the United States. That's $15 million to $25 million less than the previous estimates.

Solo is expected to make less than The Last Jedi's $220 million opening and The Force Awakens' $248 million. It's also tracking to make less than Rogue One's $155 million opening weekend.


The production and marketing troubles the film had might have affected its potential to make more than the previous Star Wars films from Disney. So far, the film has a 70% score at Rotten Tomatoes, one of the lowest compared to all Star Wars films.


Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in "Solo: AStar WarsStory," an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of theStar Warssaga's most unlikely heroes.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is set to release in theaters on May 24.

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