Deadline reports this summer’s most highly anticipated blockbuster, Wonder Woman has now managed to take a total of $18.7 million at the international box office.
The film which debuted to $6.3 million offshores on Wednesday has now entered a total of 37 markets outside of the United States, earning another $12.1 million overseas on Thursday with the UK, Brazil, and Russia leading the pack. Warner Bros. first female-led installment of the DCEU will also hit theaters in China today which unofficial early numbers have the film set to take a total of $12 million for the day.
Wonder Woman is expected to take a total of $175 million globally this weekend, potentially breaking $90 million in North America. Man of Steel which kicked off the DCEU in 2013 opened to $196.7 million globally. Batman v Superman managed a whopping $420.1 million worldwide take when it released last year, and Suicide Squad earned $267.1 million at the worldwide box office last summer.
The film stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Robin Wright as General Antiope, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, Lisa Loven Kongsli as Menalippe, Danny Huston as General Erich Ludendorff, David Thewlis as Sir Patrick Morgan, Elena Anaya as Doctor Maru, Ewen Bremner as Charlie, Saïd Taghmaoui as Sameer and Eugene Brave Rock as the Chief. Here’s the official synopsis:
’Wonder Woman’ hits movie theaters around the world next summer when Gal Gadot returns as the title character in the epic action adventure from director Patty Jenkins. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.
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7 Wonder Woman Villains Perfect For Future Sequels
Now that we’re about a month away from Wonder Woman’s solo movie, it’s time to start fantasizing about what we’ll see in those sequels Warner Bros. is inevitably planning. Wonder Woman has a rich rogues gallery that has transformed and grown alongside her as she’s become one of the world’s most iconic heroes.
It looks like Ares, the Greek god of war, will be the main villain for Wonder Woman’s first outing, but DC is gonna need to shake things up for future projects. Diana Prince has already proved herself a terrific warrior in Batman V Superman when she took on Doomsday, so I’m excited to see who the creators want to throw at her next. She doesn’t need a full team beside her, Wonder Woman is warrior enough to defend the innocent from all types of threats.
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