Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday's Feed - Star Wars Story Crosses $1 Billion At Global Box Office

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has officially crossed $1 billion at the global box office. The film's total now stands at $1.011 billion worldwide. $512 million of that comes from the domestic market, while the remaining $499 million was accrued internationally.

This marks the second consecutive Star Wars franchise film to cross that high threshold. Star Wars: The Force Awakens surpassed $2 billion worldwide after opening in 2015.

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is written by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. The film star Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.