Disney's Star Wars Movies Just Passed A Significant Milestone
Jan 01, 2018, 01:08
With strong word of mouth from both critics and audiences, the film is aimed at the sort of family audiences that "Star Wars" hopes to keep coming into the theaters as kids are out of school on winter break.
On the last day of the calendar year, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has surpassed "Beauty and the Beast" as the top grossing film in North America in 2017.
75201 First Order AT-ST re-creates a memorable scene from Star Wars:The Last Jedi, in which droid hero BB-8 rescues Finn and Rose from the forces of the First Order. Now, over five years later with three movies completed, Disney has earned back its investment.
Of course, this amount does not even count the fact that Star Wars: The Last Jedi has yet to air in China on Jan 5. It also does not factor in the sales from merchandising and other side revenues.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle came in second at the box office this weekend with $50.5 earned. That should bring its domestic total to $187 million by Sunday's end.
Then came Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the inaugural spin-off set in the larger universe of Star Wars.
"Going to the movies is truly a worldwide phenomenon", said comScore's Senior Media Analyst, Paul Dergarabedian.
The Last Jedi made a splash in its global opening weekend.
Star Wars is likely looking at some serious box office numbers for a few more years before that ceiling begins to level off. The Last Jedi opened to a combined $450 million worldwide. If you'd like to contribute, you can always see Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is in theaters right now.
Senties says investigators don't believe the man intended "to use the weapons or to cause any kind of issue". An off-duty Houston Police Department officer encountered a man who was acting erratically and belligerent.
Other key changes in the movie are of the disclaimers, one of which is regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati. In March, unidentified people vandalised the movie sets in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district.
Investigators have remained at the gruesome scene since the building's landlord found the bodies Tuesday afternoon. He says Shanta Myers had worked as a bus monitor and her children were active in youth programs.
The Chicago Bears ' 2017 season came to a merciful end on Sunday as they fell 23-10 to the Minnesota Vikings . The Vikings' Brian Robison sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter Sunday.
Jackson, who finished second place in Heisman voting this year, now has 130 total yards and two touchdowns to his credit. The Bulldogs (8-4), led by interim coach Greg Knox, takes on Louisville (8-4) and stud quarterback Lamar Jackson.
He will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first elected female president, in Liberia's first democratic handover in decades. Weah who was the senator of Montserrado County was once named FIFA World Player and victor of the much-coveted Ballon d'Or.
We have contacted Rockstar for clarification on its launch intentions for the game, and Coolshop on the June 8 date it posted. Rockstar originally said that the game was going to be released in fall 2017 but that didn't happen.
Upon further search of the residence, deputies found the pair of smart cameras, set up by Wilson's wife, thrown in a toilet. Wilson's wife says he "seemed to be a normal person" until falling a few months ago and refusing to get medical treatment.
Both companies said their passengers will be alerted of those higher rates before they confirm their request for a ride. So of course that means it's best to call a cab when it's time to go home at the end of the night.
The actress, 36, caught the eye of 007 producers in her role as Rachel Zane in United States legal drama Suits previous year . George's Chapel at Windsor Castle and marry Prince Harry , 33, in what's sure to be the most talked about wedding of 2018.
Vice President Al Gore, and former Northrop Grumman CEO Ron Sugar, are up for election to remain in the board another year. Cook owns 560,000 shares awarded to him in 2011 and vested in fiscal 2017 year which was valued at $89.2 million.
Minimum Wage Would be £26000 If Pay Matched Executives
A group is circulating petitions to put raising Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2022 on the November ballot. Dozens of cities and counties have also raised their minimum wages beyond the state and federal levels.
Wind chill advisory sent
Temperatures will fall to near 12 by morning as northerly winds increase, producing wind chills near zero by 7 AM Saturday . High pressure will continue sinking south from Canada Friday night, producing overnight lows between -20 and -30 degrees.
Sensex moves up 110 points as January F&O series takes off
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the wider Nifty50 fell by 40.75 points or 0.39 per cent to close at 10,490.75 points. Metal stocks moved up, tracking a rally in copper prices, and pushed the BSE Metal index up by over 2 percent.