Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first ever Star Wars spin-off from Lucasfilm has finally finished it’s domestic run after five months with a total of $532.2 million.
The film directed by Gareth Edwards managed to take $155 million in its opening becoming the second highest opening as well as going on to become the second-highest grossing film in the franchise. Star Wars: The Force Awakens sits comfortably at the number one spot with a whopping $247 million opening and $936 million at the domestic box office.
Rogue One managed to break past the $1 billion mark worldwide just a month after its release and Lucasfilm is set to continue dominating the box office during the Holiday season once again when it releases Star Wars: The Last Jedi on December 15, 2017.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelson, Donnie Yen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Here’s the official synopsis:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. In theaters December 2016.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available on Digital HD, DVD & Blu-Ray.