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- Feb 16, 2001
- Albany, NY
It (slightly) outperformed the two earlier films domestically, but it significantly underperformed the two earlier films internationally.I’m not sure we can consider a film that had a domestic $100 million grossing opening weekend, which has grossed a cumulative hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide, to be an outright flop.
At best one might claim it underperformed, though realistically speaking, it has outperformed the two earlier films in the series.
The fact that the decision came from HR and legal would seem to imply some sort of misbehavior.Variety has new details about Alonso's exit and says she was indeed fired.
Inside Victoria Alonso’s Shocking Exit From Marvel StudiosAt this year’s Academy Awards, Victoria Alonso was overwhelmed. The veteran Marvel Studios executive and producer of the nominated film “Argentina, 1985” was stopped on the red carpet, posin…variety.com
All of the production problems outlined though speak more to structural problems than Alonso-specific problems. It reads like the studio was still operating like a small independent production company while be asked to produce output at the scale of a major studio. Firing Alonso won't solve that. In fact, I could see their post-production woes getting worse before they get better.