Disney Lays Down the Law for Theaters on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

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Disney Lays Down the Law for Theaters on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

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LOS ANGELES—The box-office domination of the “Star Wars” franchise has given Walt Disney Co. unprecedented power over the nation’s movie theaters.

Before exhibitors can begin screening “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” this December, they must first commit to a set of top-secret terms that numerous theater owners say are the most onerous they have ever seen. Disney will receive about 65% of ticket revenue from the film, a new high for a Hollywood studio. Disney is also requiring theaters to show the movie in their largest auditorium…

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