Star Wars Phantom Menace 3D will make about $45-50 million domestically. It will make about two times that amount in foreign box office. It is already at $46 million in foreign box office. There will be Blu-ray and other revenue and it re-invigorates toy sales. Toys sales are about 4 times the movie box office money.
It costs about $10-15 million to convert the movie to 3D. Even after other costs and sharing with distributors, this will make 10-30 times its money back.
The original movies (Star Wars, Empire and Jedi) will do better.
I am not saying that this is a good thing.
These are just facts.
Leia quote – If money is all that you love, then that’s what you’ll receive.
I wonder if he really cares about anything.
Godfather quote – It is not personal, it is strictly business.
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