LR was originally 250 Million but was whittled down for 215. I think Disney was getting a little scared at the budget getting out of control and they put a hiatus on the production to get the budget straighted out. Westerns are just not blockbuster summer films, it was a bad gamble on Disney's part.
DJango did well, albiet released in December. However, Django was hardly a classic Western film as the subplot was about slavery unlike LR