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Carrie Fisher‘s character of General Leia Organa won’t be digitized into any of the other upcoming films. Lucasfilm issued a statement to correct the rumors that while Carrie Fisher has died, her Princess Leia may live on.
The first weekend in January has allowed the force to stay strong with Disney; however Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had a big challenger as Hidden Figures opened very strong and nearly bumped the space opera.
Gareth Edwards’ first entry in the Star Wars universe earned $21.9 million this weekend, while the 20th Century Fox’s NASA comedy-drama earned $21.8 million, but the positions could reverse when final domestic figures for weekend are released Monday.
Disney’s latest Star Wars release, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominated the relatively quiet New Year’s Eve box office, earning $50 million for the three-day period as it jumped the $400 million mark domestically.
Illumination Entertainment’s animated movie Sing took second place for the second straight week with a solid $41.6 million.
Lucasfilm and Disney’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story continued its stranglehold on the box office for the second weekend in a row with a dominant $15 million on Christmas Eve and is estimated to take in $120 million over the six-day Dec. 21-26 period.
Disney’s stand-alone film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opened to a massive $155 million, scoring the second-largest December opening ever behind last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Internationally, the film debuted No. 1 everywhere with $135.5 million. The movie has an 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and nabbed an A CinemaScore.
As part of the Disney’s Magical Holiday Celebration special that aired Thanksgiving night on ABC, Disney CEO Bob Iger debuted a new one-minute long trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
A new international trailer for Gareth Edwards‘ prequel Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has just dropped, featuring so much new material from the upcoming blockbuster that it may as well be a completely new trailer.