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Why ‘Trolls’ Scares Theaters As Much As Coronavirus

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A still from the film "Trolls: World Tour." (Courtesy Universal Pictures)
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The animated musical “Trolls World Tour” was supposed to be a harmless little family movie. But its release has sparked an internecine industry war over how movies might be released in the future.

Threats, boycotts, angry letters — all because of some brightly colored furry creatures?

READ JOHN HORN'S TAKE ON THE BREWING BATTLE:

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