Controversy or no controversy, Amblin’s A Dog’s Purpose managed to be a pretty sneaky hit at the box office. Despite some rather bad PR before the movie’s domestic release, the movie went on to be a major hit for the studio worldwide. As such, Amblin is now moving ahead with A Dog’s Purpose 2, made with foreign markets, specifically China, in mind.
As initially reported by The Wall Street Journal, via a piece that examined why A Dog’s Purpose succeeded in China and The LEGO Batman Movie didn’t, a sequel is happening and it has a lot to do with the fact that the Chinese box office was so strong. Surprisingly, especially considering how much of an American movie A Dog’s Purpose is, the movie earned $88 million in China, which is quite a bit more than the $64 million it made domestically. So, in simple words, we are getting a sequel…..