Do Millennials Really Want To Watch Another Hollywood Sequel?05:50
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A view of the atmosphere at The World Premiere of Disney-Pixar’s FINDING DORY on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
A view of the atmosphere at The World Premiere of Disney-Pixar’s FINDING DORY on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
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The animated film "Finding Dory" brought in $136 million over the weekend, a record U.S. opening for an animated movie. Hollywood has been increasingly focusing on sequels, but for the most part, it's to the detriment of ticket sales. This year, the film industry apparently is slated to sell the fewest tickets per capita in the U.S. since before the 1920s. And part of the reason is that 18 to 24-year-olds are turning away from movies more quickly than any other demographic group. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Derek Thompson of The Atlantic.

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Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic. He tweets @DKThomp.

This segment aired on June 20, 2016.

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