Star Wars on course to land US box office record
20 December 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
British duo John Boyega and Daisy Ridley take lead roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on course to smash the record for the biggest box office debut weekend in North America, Disney has said.
Ticket sales are estimated to have made $238m (£159.7m) – the previous record was held by Jurassic World, which took $208.8m in June.
The Force Awakens has taken an estimated $517m (£347m) globally in three days.
That is just behind Jurassic World, which broke the record with $525m.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment