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Hollywood Summer Box Office Looks Bleak: Lack of Blockbusters, Disappointing ‘Fall Guy’ Opening

Facing a lack of buzzy blockbusters and a weak start with the disappointing opening of Universal’s “The Fall Guy,” starring Ryan Gosling, the summer of 2024 looks like it will be a long, difficult slog at the box office. After three years of steady gains since the pandemic — thanks to titles like “Barbie,” “Oppenheimer,” and “Top Gun: Maverick” — Hollywood could experience a summer retrenchment.

Ryan Gosling in 'The Fall Guy'. Universal Pictures