Houstonian's Film Opens, Barely

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When we spoke last week with Marc Adler, the Houstonian who was the man behind the animated film Delgo, he said he was on pins and needles waiting the box-office results.

The news is in, and it ain't good.

Despite being released on more than 2,100 screens, Delgo managed to bring in less than a million bucks in its opening weekend. That's a record low amount for a film that opened on at least 2,000 screens.

The Hollywood website Defamer has at it here and pretty much tells the tale.

It's a tough outcome for Adler, but no one said show business wasn't cruel.

-- Richard Connelly

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