Casino Royale will sweep past $200m this weekend with four releases plannedthrough Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI).
007 ventures out into Australia and Argentina on Dec 7followed in Mexico a day later. It currently stands at $195.6m.
SPRI executives adjusted the cumulative gross from the higher one reportedat the weekend following exchange rate fluctuations.
Meanwhile the company will release the animated film OpenSeason in Italy on Dec7, Italian-speaking Switzerland on Dec 8, and Japan on Dec 9. Open Season has amassed $81m including IMAX bookings.
SPRI's horror film The Covenant opens in the UK on Dec 8 and has grossed$14.8m through all distributors.
Universal opens the romantic comedy The Holiday day-and-date with North America in eightmarkets through UIP including Spain on Dec 5 on 294 prints, Russia on Dec 7 on300, and the UK on Dec 8 on 600.
Thesci-fi thriller Children Of Mengoes out in director Alfonso Cuaron's home country Brazil on Dec 8. Itcurrently stands at $26m through Universal/UIP and $30m through alldistributors.
Fox International's Borat will cross $100m this weekend. It currently stands at$99.2m.
Fox's comedy Deck The Halls opens in Brazil and Mexico on Dec 8; the film stands at$3.9m to date. Latest figures put A Good Year on $19.6m and Little Miss Sunshine on $25.3m. The distributor holds rightsto Perfume in oneterritory, Taiwan, and opens the period thriller there on Dec 9.
Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) opens the animated film HappyFeet in Spain on Dec 5,France on Dec 6, and the UK on Dec 8. To date the film stands at $12.9mincluding Roadshow territories.
The Departed stands at $90.5m including non-WBPI territories and opens inGermany on Dec 7; Flags Of Our Fathers has amassed $21m; and The Prestige has grossed $25m.
Buena Vista International (BVI) has a relatively quiet weekendwith four minor openings scheduled forthe thriller Deja Vu, currentlyon $6m, including Singapore on Dec 7.
TheNightmare Before Christmas in 3D opensin South Korea on Dec 8; it has amassed $1.6m so far.
Lionsgate's SawIII has amassed $53.2mso far and opens in the Middle East on Dec 7.