Ghostbusters heading for $70M-plus loss, sequel unlikely




-Due to poor box office sales,the studio will instead focus on animated spinoffs
As of Aug. 7, Ghostbusters had earned just under $180 million at the global box office, including $117 million domestic

-The film still hasn't opened in France, Japan and Mexico, but box-office experts say it will have trouble getting to $225 million despite a hefty net production budget of $144 million plus a big marketing spend

-The studio has said break-even would be $300 million.

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