You’re never too big to fall. Remember that. I think a great example of that theory is Netflix and Facebook. Both companies are still huge, yes, but they’re crumbling. Netflix partly because of its degenerate woke content, and Facebook because of its communist-style censorship. It might not happen overnight, but they will fall if they don’t make big corrections. And we’re seeing that also unfold right now with Disney. They got “woke” and sided with their twisted, mentally crazy employees, abandoned the needs and safety of the children and parents understandably got angry.
And as a likely result of all that nonsense, Disney is now in trouble… Karama has paid them a visit, and they’re flailing a quite a bit.
Daily Wire reports that Disney and Sony are planning to re-release several movies in domestic theaters as box office numbers lag.
Total domestic box office gross revenues were above $11.3 billion in 2019, yet fell to $2.1 billion in 2020 as a result of COVID and the lockdown-induced recession, according to Box Office Mojo. Despite seeing a recovery to $4.5 billion in 2021 and $5.0 billion thus far in 2022, the number of new releases from production studios continues to lag.
Disney is therefore re-releasing the Star Wars solo film “Rogue One,” which debuted in 2016, as well as “Avatar,” which debuted in 2009. “Andor,” a spinoff series for the former flick, debuts on streaming platform Disney+ in the fall, while “Avatar: The Way of Water” debuts at the end of the year.
Sony will likewise re-release “Spider-Man: No Way Home — The More Fun Stuff,” a collaboration between Sony and Disney subsidiary Marvel Studios that will include extended scenes.
The news comes as Disney suffers criticism and market backlash for its involvement in left-wing social causes. In a high-profile loss for the entertainment conglomerate, “Lightyear” — which included a same-sex kiss — earned a paltry $51 million during its three-day opening, despite a lack of competition from other children’s movies and significantly more robust success from past “Toy Story” flicks.
Disney’s most recent earnings report indicates that Americans may be rejecting the company’s foray into wokeness. Although Disney reported last Wednesday that total subscriptions for Disney+ increased from 87.6 million to 93.6 million during the third quarter of its current fiscal year, the vast majority of growth arose from international users, with only 100,000 new subscriptions coming from the domestic market. The latest figures represent a significant slowdown from the 1.5 million new domestic subscribers added by Disney during its fiscal second quarter.
Indeed, the slowdown occurred as Disney vowed to “take action” against the state of Texas for officials’ orders to investigate transgender procedures upon children as child abuse and opposed parental rights legislation in Florida signed by Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL), which banned classroom instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity from kindergarten to third grade. Meanwhile, a Disney producer boasted about her “not-at-all secret gay agenda” and the company’s work to infuse children’s productions with LGBTQ content.
Disney can re-release all the older movies they want, but if they don’t get rid of this need to be “progressive and woke” nothing will save them. Like I said earlier, the fall may not happen fast, but it will happen, slowly, and painfully.
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