Sony Pictures releases powered by Spider-Man: Far From Home and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood have generated more than $1bn at the North American box office for the third year in a row.
With four releases to come including the Charlie’s Angels reboot and the Jumanji sequel, the studio was on course to cross the milestone on Sunday (October 27) and reach $1.001.6bn, capping off a session that saw the re-release of Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood earn $550,000 to push the running total to $140.4m.
Screen Gems’ R-rated action thriller Black And Blue debuted on $8.3m, and Columbia Pictures’ R-rated comedy horror Zombieland: Double Tap grossed $11.6m for a $47m running total.
Spider-Man: Far From Home (pictured) has been the studio’s hero and highest earner so far this year on $390.5m.
Still to come from the Sony fold are: Charlie’s Angels starring Kristen Stewart on November 15; awards hopeful A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood with Tom Hanks on November 22; Dwayne Johnson and Karen Gillan vehicle Jumanji: The Next Level on December 13; and Greta Gerwig’s awards play Little Women on December 25.