The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that “Welcome to Marwen” raked in a scant $2.4 million from 1,191 cinemas in the United States.
According to the media house, the Robert Zemeckis’ film which stars ties with Johnny Knoxville’s “Action Point” as the worst opening of 2018 for a major Hollywood studio release. And now, movie experts have predicted that it will lose $50 million for Universal, DreamWorks and other partners on the film.
What this means is that the partners will essentially forfeit the money they invested in the production budget of “Marwen” which cost about $49 million before marketing.
The film is based on the real-life story of artist Mark Hogancamp, who was viciously attacked by five white supremacists after telling them he liked to wear women’s high-heeled shoes. Suffering from a brain injury and amnesia, Hogancamp, played by Carell, creates a miniature World War II village where his tiny counterpart is a hero battling Nazis.
Some fot he stars incude Leslie Mann, Diane Kruger, Merritt Wever, Janelle Monaee and Eiza Gonzalez.