Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Al Pacino-Anthony Hopkins Movie Has 16 Executive Producers, Cost $11 Mil, Made $0

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Apparently Lions Gate released a movie called “Misconduct” in February. It starred two Oscar winners– Al Pacino and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Co-stars including Malin Akerman, Josh Duhamel, and Alice Eve.

“Misconduct” played for a week, somewhere, and made $15,000 at the box office– maybe since there is almost no record of it.

This past weekend in England “Misconduct” took in around $150.

Huh?

The film has 16 listed executive producers and three actual producers. The first time director is Chicago born Shintaro Shimosawa. He has some credits producing minor TV shows.

The published budget was $11 million. It rated an 8– eight– on Rotten Tomatoes.

You wonder, how did this happen? Who put up the $11 million? All those executive producers? Why? And why did the actors do it? For the paycheck?

I’ve answered my own questions.

Tom Hanks Isn’t Having Such a Good Time at the Box Office Either

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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