It looks as if the continuing COVID-19 pandemic spelled doom for “The Last Duel” and its opening weekend (in keeping with Selection). The historic drama’s target market skews towards the over-35-years-old demographic, which proved to be its undoing. Whilst “Halloween Kills” was once in a position to draw in younger audiences in theaters to the song of a groovy $50.4 million opening weekend, “The Last Duel” realized the onerous means that older audience are nonetheless relatively cautious of the large display screen. As such, the $100 million movie turns out set to make a lovely large loss.
“The Last Duel” is some distance from the one primary movie that has struggled in opposition to COVID-19 in contemporary months. “The Suicide Squad” bombed on the field place of business due to the pandemic, and “Snake Eyes” additionally suffered on account of it — although within the latter’s case, unkind opinions most probably did not assist. Whilst “Halloween Kills” has it seems that controlled to dollar the fad, “The Last Duel” realized the onerous means that even a groovy movie that includes two well-known actors as knights who participate in a duel is not sufficient to make everybody able to go back within the theaters.