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This afternoon, with early box office results in, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS became the highest grossing film of all time in the domestic market, surpassing the $760.5M lifetime gross of Avatar in a record-shattering 20 days of release. In addition, the film crossed the $800M mark at the international box office today.
Through Jan. 5, the film had grossed $758.2M domestically and $799.1M for a global total of $1,557.3M since its Dec. 16 global debut.
The Walt Disney Studios announced today that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS has set a new all-time domestic debut record with an estimated $238M. With a five-day international debut of $279M, the film has taken in $517M globally.
ComingSoon.net reports that the action film The Six Billion Dollar Man, starring Mark Wahlberg (Ted, Lone Survivor, Transformers: Age of Extinction), is set to be released on December 22, 2017. Oscar-nominated and acclaimed filmmaker Damián Szifron (Wild Tales) wrote the screenplay and has now been confirmed to direct. Principal photography will commence in September of 2016. Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the film.
Read the full article here.
If you live in Atlanta, and you want to be an extra in the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie, you are in luck. Marvel is holding an open casting call at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta on Nov. 7 and 8. The casting notice lists:
- Character Aliens (men 18 – 65): tough biker types, quirky types, thin/gaunt faces, unique features, long necks, crooked/unique noses, imperfect teeth, strong facial bone structures, etc.
- Beautiful/Model Aliens (women and men , 18-50): must be certain height with good skin
- Bald Women, 18-50
If you are in the Atlanta area, check out the complete cast call at http://www.tammysmithcasting.com/TSCasting/Casting_Notices.html
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 begins filming in Feb. 2016 in Fayetteville, GA and is scheduled to be released on May 5, 2017.