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Could 'Jack the Giant Slayer' be 2013's first big-budget bomb?
Could 'Jack the Giant Slayer' be 2013's first big-budget bomb?

Fee-fi-fo-fum — Hollywood smells the blood of a box office bum. Bryan Singer's nearly $200-million production of "Jack the Giant Slayer" is set to debut with a disappointing $25 million this weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The 3-D fantasy adventure, which stars newcomer Nicholas Hoult, has received generally positive reviews but has not attracted nearly the kind of moviegoer interest that it needs to become a domestic hit. No new release is poised to make a major splash at theaters this weekend. "21 & Over," the R-rated teen comedy from the writers of "The Hangover," will likely start with a decent $15...

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