‘Avengers: Endgame’ hits $2.3bn heading into third session


Avengers: Endgame has climbed to $2.3bn heading into third session after a $30.4m global haul on Wednesday, as Warner Bros’ Pokemon Detective Pikachu launches in dozens of territories around the world.

The tentpole added $22.1m internationally for $1.65bn, and used an $8.3m take in North America to reach $652.9m, overtake Jurassic World on $652m, and climb to number six on the all-time roster.

Globally and internationally Avengers: Endgame continues to consolidate its number two ranking in each case. By territory, China has generated $589m, followed by the UK on $97.8m, South Korea on $89.2m, Mexico on $64.6m, and Brail on $63.4m.

Also through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures international, Captain Marvel stands at $700.1m internationally, and Dumbo $231m.

Family release Pokemon Detective Pikachu opened in six markets on Wednesday through Warner Bros Pictures International to $3.8m overall. Factoring in $10.8m from Japan, which opened last weekend, the film featuring the voice talent of Ryan Reynolds, stands at an early $14.8m.

Detective Pikachu debuted in France on $1.6m, Indonesia on $271,000, ad Holland on $266,000. The film opened in an additional 31 markets on Thursday including Germany, Italy, South Korea, Brazil and Australia, and a further 24 markets on Friday, including China (through Legendary East), the UK, Mexico and Spain.

The Curse Of La Llorona has grossed $58.6m and opens in Japan on Friday, while Shazam! has amassed $221.5m.

Universal Pictures International launches comedy The Hustle with Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson day-and-date with the North American debut through United Artists Releasing in roughly 28 territories including the UK, Australia, Argentina, Taiwan, and Thailand. Jordan Peele’s horror release Us stands at $78.4m.

From Paramount Pictures International, Pet Sematary has grossed $52.5m, and Wonder Park $68.2m.


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