That old HarryPotter magic is back andwill continue to cast its spell over worldwide audiences this weekend as WarnerBros Pictures International (WBPI) unleashes the picture in a slew ofterritories.
The fourthinstalment in the children's fantasy series exploded onto the global stage lastweekend and swept past the $100m international running total mark on Tuesday.
WBPI top brassanticipate mighty holds in the 19 territories where the picture is alreadyactive and observers expect record-breaking debuts in Italy, Spain and Brazil onNov 25 and Japan a day later.
Currently at$103m, Goblet Of Fireis also scheduled to roll out this weekend in Holland, Belgium and Argentina.
Elsewhere, BuenaVista International (BVI) has chartered Flightplan to land in the UK on Nov 25 and will beexpecting a healthy debut there to raise the $75.4m international cumulativetotal.
The animatedchildren's picture Chicken Little goes out exclusively in Paris' Grand Rex theatre on Nov 23. Thatpicture has grossed $25.2m so far.
Universal'svideo game adaptation Doom goes out in Mexico on Nov 25 through UIP and that picture's$18.1m international cumulative total.
Comedy The40-Year-Old Virgin opensin Taiwan on Nov 26; its gross now stands at $54.9m. Sci-fi adventure Serenity, currently on $11.1m, opens in Germanyon Nov 24.
FoxInternational opens the action sequel The Transporter 2 on 260 prints in the UK on Nov 25, and on80 in Italy the same day. Star Jason Statham's name should ensure decent boxoffice in the UK at least; so far The Transporter 2 has taken $34.2m through alldistributors.
The adventuretale Into The Blue hasa smattering of smaller openings and stands at $19m, while drama In HerShoes, which has amassed$25m to date, has no major debuts planned this weekend.
Releasinginformation was unavailable from Sony Pictures Releasing International at timeof writing.