3D movies fuel overseas box office, driving expansion of new theaters in Asia Pacific region

The 2017 box office has its last hurrah this weekend, with several high profile offerings, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which will top $1 billion on its third weekend of release — pushing domestic receipts toward $11 billion. That’s not enough to make up for a 3+/-% decline (mostly attributable to a couple of severe box office under performances by Justice League and Transformers: The Last Knight) from last year’s $11.3 billion domestic cume, which was an all-time record for North American cinema. However, despite press claims of declining attendance, box office slumps, and waning popularity for 3D, the prospects for cinema and 3D continue to be quite positive, as Legend 3D’s recent moves into China and India demonstrates.

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