The fantasy adventure opens day-and-date around the world this weekend in virtually every major market through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International except China and Japan.
Warner Bros Pictures International’s Journey 2 has ruled the roost for several weekends and its reign looks set to come to an end.
It has amassed $190m so far and certainly has enough left in the tank to cross $200m, if not by Monday then by the following weekend. Sherlock Holmes 2 arrives in Japan.
Universal/UPI opens the period serial killer mystery The Raven in the UK this weekend, while Big Miracle arrives in Brazil and Taiwan and US smash Dr Seuss’ The Lorax touches down in Singapore and Poland.
The Fourth State (Die Vierte Macht) opens in Germany, Austria Belgium and Luxembourg. UPI opens The Ides Of March in Spain.
Paramount/PPI opens Young Adult in Italy. Hugo stands at 417.9m,
Fox International opens This Means War on $44.5m in Spain and We Bought A Zoo in Russia on $25.8m. Star Wars: Episode 1 – 3D stands at $50.6m and The Descendants has reached an extraordinary $83.9m.
By Monday (Mar 5) Sony Pictures Releasing International’s Underworld: Awakening stood at $74.7m through SPRI and $83.5m through all distributors, The Vow had reached $30.3m through SPRI and $33.4m through all distributors and Jack And Jill stood at $67.7m.
Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance stood at $1.1m through SPRI and $35.9m through all distributors.