‘Rogue One’ earned the biggest opening day of any movie this year
|12/16/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The first standalone “Star Wars” movie, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” is proving to live up to the hype.
In its Thursday preview screenings the movie took in $29 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the largest Thursday earner of the year. Yes, beating out “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” ($27.7 million) and “Captain America: Civil War” ($25 million).
Opening in over 4,000 screens in North America beginning Friday, the movie is projected to earn between $135 million and $150 million over the weekend.