Honestly I’m not surprised considering that the only reason this sequel was greenlit was because of the Chinese box office – and even that is slowly becoming more of a bust for Hollywood films.
Also to be perfectly honest, the trailers for this movie were rather….. mediocre. (From Seventh Son to Warcraft and Great Wall and now this – is it just me or does Legendary Pictures suck at marketing their movies now?) And considering that this is being directed by one of the screenwriters from the defunct Bayformers writing room, I’m rather worried the movie will end up sucking.
Still a shame though because it would be cool to see more proper mecha movies from Hollywood. Like there are so many possibilities for the genre, even this:
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