Long Range Forecast: ‘Mortdecai’

Johnny Depp enters the world of slapstick comedy with Mortdecai. Will his fan base respond or will they just wait for the actor to return to a more familiar role? This week BoxOffice takes a look at the film’s commercial prospects.



– The impressive ensemble cast also features Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGreggor and Olivia Munn.
– Adult crowds could be in the mood for a goofy comedy after taking in Oscar contenders.


– Depp’s drawing power is not what it once was. The actor is definitely on a losing streak lately.
– Reactions to the trailer on Facebook and Twitter have not been overly enthusiastic.

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