Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Costner’s 2nd “Horizon” Not Going to Theaters After Part 1 Ignored by “Yellowstone” Fans, Loses Millions

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There’s no more “Horizon” for Kevin Costner.

As I predicted, part 2 of his expensive 12 hour project will not hit theaters next month. Part 1 of “Horizon” is a huge flop at the box office. Part 2 will go to streaming. Each part of “Horizon” costs $100 million. Costner said he put $38 million of his own money into the project. But “Horizon” has made just $23 million and will be a massive financial loser. Part 2 was not welcomed by theaters. Costner says he’s going to film Part 3 anyway, even if no one wants to see it. Eventually, “Horizon” will be syndicated as a miniseries, although it will never break even at this point. Costner’s hubris really overtook him with “Horizon.” Dead at the box office, the former Oscar winner had a huge comeback on TV with “Yellowstone.” Costner thought he could capitalize on that by leaving the show and making these movies. “Yellowstone” fans were obviously irate. They resented what he did, and refused to support “Horizon.”

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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