With a promising fourthquarter to come, the
After a phenomenal run forWarner Bros' Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, theterritory is just 4% down on last year, according to latest figures fromleading statistics trackers Nielsen EDI.
At the close of September,
Beating last year is a tall order: 2002'sresult for the final quarter was $391.9m ($222.7m), while 2003 managed $431.4m(£245.1m).
But this year, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire is expected to take $70m (£40m) inthe UK to become the biggest earner of 2005.
Similarly King Kong lookssure to be a global hit for Peter Jackson and if it earn even just half the
However, the real crownjewels could come from Wallace And Gromit:The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit and The Chronicles Of Narnia:The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe. Both films are developed from Britishsource material and will be expected to see biggest international results comefrom the territory.
Narnia receives its world premiere in the
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