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    Did Forrest Gump lose money?

    It’s worth emphasizing right away that stories concerning Hollywood’s particular brand of Excel spreadsheets are far from uncommon. Consider the book Fatal Subtraction: The Story Of Buchwald V Paramount, which told the story of Art Buchwald, whose notion was the inspiration for Eddie Murphy’s hit picture Coming to America. Buchwald won a case against the studio after being accused of stealing his idea and turning it into a film. Here we have responded to the question about the popular film Forrest Gump.

    He did, however, receive damages from the studio, which paid him a percentage of the net earnings as recompense. However, the word ‘net’ is crucial in this case. After crunching the numbers through its computers, Paramount stated that the film, which cost $39 million to make and grossed $288 million, was a financial loss. It owed nothing to Buchwald. The incident is recorded in the aforementioned book, which follows Buchwald as he goes to court to resolve the problem. However, this is only one of many incidents we’ve heard about, and there are much more hiding in the shadows.

    Forrest Gump

    Then there’s Forrest Gump. During development, he sold the rights to his 1986 novel, and the picture passed through the hands of Terry Gilliam and Barry Sonnenfeld. The latter was set to direct the film, but he instead took the opportunity to direct Addams Family Values due to his dedication to the characters from the previous film. This story was told in a podcast, which can be found here. Robert Zemeckis would eventually seize the opportunity to direct the film, which would go on to become a cult classic.
    He appeared to be on the verge of failing at first.

    That was the end of it; he’d signed the contract. Of course, the studio’s pursuit of a settlement had nothing to do with its consideration of a Forrest Gump sequel, and it also paid Groom a seven-figure price for the rights to his follow-up novel, Gump & Co. of course, the studio’s pursuit of a settlement had nothing to do with its consideration of a Forrest Gump sequel, and it also paid Groom a seven-figure price for the rights to his follow-up novel, Gump & Co. That sequel was never made, and the film adaptation is unlikely to ever be made.

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