Update (11/18/16 at 4:48 p.m.): As this weekend comes to a close, Rogue One makes $155 million in North America and $290 million worldwide.
Original story (11/18/16 at 10:45 a.m.):
The greatly anticipated new Star Wars movie, Rogue One, has had an incredibly successful debut since it opened in theaters on Friday. According to Deadline, the film made $71 million on opening day, and $46.25 million on Saturday.
From Thursday midnight showings alone, the movie hauled in $29 million. As we near the end of the weekend, Rogue One is expected to make around $155 million. Today’s figures should be in by tonight, and we’ll update this article once those numbers are in at the box office.
the author Elise Favis