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If you tried to see Katherine Heigl's latest movie, One for the Money, you didn't find it at any of the 56 Marcus Theatres locations around the country. Many of our readers wrote in this weekend, thinking that there was some sort of mistake, but in reality, it was because Marcus made a conscious choice not to play the movie.
The industry-following blog Deadline Hollywood reported on Friday that audiences going to Marcus Theatres locations this weekend did not have the comedy because the chain and the studio couldn't agree on financial terms:
It’s always about the money — in this case, I hear the chain objected to Lionsgate’s deal with Groupon this weekend for discounted movie tickets to One For The Money.
Click the Read link below for the full article.
Whether the movie was impacted by this move or not will be up to the bean counters to determine, but the movie did exceed some industry estimates by pulling in almost $12 million this weekend on over 2,700 screens.
Thanks to reader Ron H. for sending a link to this news to us!
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