The spectre of Bond will continue to loom large over the globalmarket place this weekend as Casino Royale charges towards its first $100m.
Since taking the worldwide arena by storm a week ago, the latest007 instalment has amassed more than $53m and could more than double its tallyover the next few days.
Sony Pictures Releasing International is opening the film inFrance, Belgium and French-speaking Switzerland on Nov 22, followed a day laterby Germany and German-speaking Switzerland, rounding out with Spain andScandinavia on Nov 24.
Fox International's Borat currently stands at $66m and will openin five territories including Australia and New Zealand on Nov 23. The DevilWears Prada stands at$173.3m.
Fox's Christmas comedy Deck The Halls gets it first releases day-and-date withNorth America in Australia and Russia on Nov 23, while sci-fi epic TheFountain also launchesin tandem with the domestic release (through Warner Bros), opening in Brazil onNov 24 and Taiwan a day later.
A Good Year opens in eight territories will be looking to build on its $13.2mgross to date.
UIP has a range of releases this weekend, with Paramount's JackassNumber Two going out inthe UK on Nov 24, Barnyard opening in Russia on Nov 23, and Flushed Away set tolaunch in South Korea on Nov 24.
Focus Features' Catch A Fire opens through UIP in Australia on Nov 23. Latest figuresfor Over The Hedgeputs it at $176.7m including Japan and South Korea.
Warner Bros Pictures International opens The Departed in South Korea on Nov 23. The crimethriller currently stands at $69.4m including non-Warner Bros territories. FlagsOf Our Fathers has taken$16.5m and The Prestigealso stands at $16.5m
Buena Vista International has a quiet weekend, only opening DejaVu day-and-date withNorth America in Mexico on Nov 24.