Only three weeks into its release, Dark Phoenix is being removed from nearly half of the theaters its currently being shown in. Exhibitor Relations Co. on Twitter says the film is losing 1,667 theaters or 44% of its total theaters.
The film has currently earned $233 million at the box office, against a budget of $200 million, which doesn’t include marketing. Dark Phoenix’s domestic opening weekend only earned $33 million. It also currently holds the lowest rating of any X-Men film on Rotten Tomatoes at 23%.
Directed and written by Simon Kinberg, Dark Phoenix stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Holt, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain.
Dark Phoenix is in theaters now. Maybe.