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‘Solo’ Shows ‘Star Wars’ No Sure Thing as Sales Disappoint

Anousha Sakoui
‘Solo’ Shows ‘Star Wars’ No Sure Thing as Sales Disappoint

“Star Wars” fatigue may be setting in. “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Walt Disney Co.’s latest offering from the storied film franchise, opened to disappointing holiday weekend sales, a rare slip for a movie studio that has dominated the box office for almost three years with serial-type adventures. The anemic returns mark a setback in Disney’s efforts to exploit the “Star Wars” franchise created by George Lucas.