‘Captain Marvel’ Wings To $910M+ Global, Becomes #10 Superhero Pic Offshore & WW – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: Captain Marvel remained at the helm this weekend overseas, adding $52.1M in her third frame. The Disney/Marvel title has now grossed $588.8M at the international box office for $910.3M worldwide. The scores for Carol Danvers …

‘Captain Marvel’ Nears $500M Overseas; Lights Up $760M WW – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: Captain Marvel held her firm grip on the international box office this weekend, grossing an additional $119.7M from 54 overseas markets. That lifts the offshore cume to $494M and worldwide to $760.2M.
The Disney/Marvel tentp…

‘Captain Marvel’ Flying Past $500M Worldwide Today; MCU Tops $18B

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Currently standing at $490M worldwide through Monday, Disney/Marvel’s Captain Marvel will cross the $500M mark globally when today’s figures are tallied. Already yesterday, Carol Danvers helped push the Marvel Cinematic Universe past $18B in global gro…

‘Green Book’ Drives Past $200M Worldwide; Oscar Winner At $27M In China

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Best Picture Oscar winner Green Book has driven past $200M global. The Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures film from director Peter Farrelly hit the milestone with Wednesday’s updated grosses. That includes $77.3M domestically via Universal…

‘Captain Marvel’ Takes Flight Overseas; China Midnights Face Off With ‘Avengers’

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Disney/Marvel’s Captain Marvel has begun winging its way around the international box office. While Dis is not providing a full number for Wednesday’s Day One rollout, we have some local results to report.
The Brie Larson-starrer is seeing strong earl…

‘Roma’ Secures China Arthouse Release In Bumper Year For Oscar Winners

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While awards season drew to a close in the U.S. nearly two weeks ago, it’s evidently still open season in China. After Best Picture Oscar winner Green Book’s stunning debut at Middle Kingdom turnstiles last weekend, and amid news that four-time A…

‘How To Train Your Dragon 3’ Winging To $33M+ China Bow, ‘Green Book’ Logs Strong Start

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Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is off to a toothy start in China, eyeing a $33M+ opening weekend. Boosted by the Middle Kingdom, the threequel, which has been rolling out offshore through the past two months…

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ To Rock China, Where Local TV Censored Rami Malek’s Oscar Speech

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After rocking major markets in Asia, Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody is headed to China. The National Arthouse Film Alliance said this morning that the Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic will get a Middle Kingdom release. It did not specify a date, however reviews a…

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Flies To $62M+ China Debut, Sets Fox & IMAX Records – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: Fox/Lightstorm’s Alita: Battle Angel came out fighting in China this weekend, touching down with a $62.3M debut, per Fox’s estimates. The figure is even higher — at $64.8M — according to local reporting. Whi…

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Wings To $20M China Friday; Eyes $60M+ Middle Kingdom Bow

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Refresh for latest…: Fox/Lightstorm’s Alita: Battle Angel took the fight to China today with an estimated $19.8M opening Friday. That includes $1M in limited Thursday midnights. An opening in the $50M zone had been expected, then buzz increased t…

Netflix Lands ‘The Wandering Earth’; Sci-Fi Smash Is #2 Movie Ever In China At $600M+

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Netflix has acquired Chinese sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth, taking global SVOD rights excluding Mainland China. I understand the streaming service has also picked up 2nd run rights in North America (where CMC Pictures has theatrical), Australi…

‘Alita’ Adds $56M Overseas; ‘The Wandering Earth’ Becomes #2 Movie Ever In China – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: After getting off to an early start in Asia last weekend, Fox/Lightstorm’s Alita: Battle Angel stormed into wide offshore release this session with $56.2M in 86 markets. That brings the total on the expensive James Cameron-pr…

‘Green Book’ Drives Past $100M At Worldwide Box Office

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Best Picture Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Green Book this weekend scooped a BAFTA for Mahershala Ali in Best Supporting Actor — and hit a new worldwide milestone. The Peter Farrelly-directed film that also stars Viggo Mortensen crossed $…

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Off To $32M Start; ‘Aquaman’ Dives Into Japan Where ‘Bo Rhap’ Crosses $100M – International Box Office

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It has been a busy week at the international box office with Chinese New Year in full swing since Tuesday. The top of the chart is dominated by Middle Kingdom pics including sci-fi epic The Wandering Earth ($298M), fantasy comedy Crazy Alien ($215M) an…

‘Hellboy’ To Be Unleashed In China Via JL Vision Film

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EXCLUSIVE: Millennium Media has set an agreement with China’s JL Vision Film for the latter to distribute the 2019 Hellboy reboot in the Middle Kingdom. Starring Stranger Things’ David Harbour and Resident Evil’s Milla Jovovich, the Neil Marshall-direc…

Chinese New Year Box Office Cracks Single-Day Record Led By ‘Crazy Alien’

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China rang in the Year of the Pig with a new single-day box office record on Tuesday, led by comedy Crazy Alien, the third in a trilogy from director Ning Hao — and featuring Matthew Morrison in the cast. With an estimated RMB 413M ($61.2M), Craz…

Chinese New Year Pics: ‘The Wandering Earth’ To Ignite Local Sci-Fi Biz?; ‘Pegasus’, ‘Peppa’ & More Also Ring In Holiday Frame

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This week, China rings in the New Year, and as annual tradition has it, multiplexes will be stuffed with new local titles vying for big business during the lucrative holiday period. Of the more than 10 pictures releasing Tuesday, among the most anticip…

‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Flies To $84M, ‘Deadpool 2’ Now Top X-Men Pic WW – International Box Office

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Refresh for latest…: Expanding to a handful of key markets this weekend, Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World swooped into the top spot on the international box office chart with a $40.2M frame. This lifts t…

UK Film & TV Production Spend Tops $4B In 2018; Inward Investment Hits $2.4B

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Despite the looming specter of Brexit, the UK production business continues to drive strong numbers — even if preliminary statistics released by the BFI today do not all constitute new records. Film and high-end TV production spend combined excee…