Brangelina divorce and Brad Pitt's 'affair' with Marion Cotillard affecting Allied box office

As far as the rumour goes, Pitt is possibly dating his Allied co-star Marion Cotillard.

Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September after two years of marriage, ending a relationship that began in 2005 REUTERS/Andreas Rentz/Pool

In this age, the power of gossip is so strong that the stars can gain or lose it all depending on how well they manage the scandals and paparazzi. Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard starring Allied is now showing in theaters all over the world. The World War II romantic thriller received great reviews from the critics but unfortunately it did not reach the gross figures that were expected. Possibly, the divorce proceeding of the actor with Angelina Jolie badly affected the otherwise good movie.

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Divorce

The fact that Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie's long term relationship came to an end didn't go well with the fans. Several reports about the popular couple's discord and irreconcilable differences flooded internet. Fans and well wishers never ever imagined the ideal couple of Hollywood will be parting their ways like this.

After being together for 10 years, Jolie and Pitt are now battling for custody of their six children which now seems to have turned nasty. Pitt was also accused of child abuse but later he was given a clean chit.

For the last six months, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce reports have been swirling around. Not only that a lot of tabloids are speculating the possible reason behind the couple's separation is Brad Pitt's extra-marital affair.

In fact, as far as the rumour goes, Pitt is possibly dating his Allied co-star Marion Cotillard. Sadly, this unconfirmed perception may have been the reason why it's hurting Brad Pitt's Allied at the box office. According to Movie News Guide, "Brad Pitt made sure not to interact with the media at any of his movie promotions. But he appeared by the side of Marion Cotillard at every event to promote their film, Allied."

"Allied was expected to do a business of approximately $20-25 million over its first five days of release. However, it collected only $17.7 million, finishing 4th at the box office," as per Movie News Guide.

This article was first published on December 3, 2016