Universal Pictures’ ‘Trolls World Tour’ has generated nearly $100 million in digital rental revenue, the Wall Street Journal reported, three weeks after the studio released it on rental services rather than waiting for theaters to reopen after the pandemic. The big number should go some way to persuading Hollywood executives to experiment more with digital rentals, at a time that theaters are...
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