Rogue One Has Strong Opening Weekend

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has taken over $290 million on its opening weekend.

The first Star Wars standalone movie collected $290.5 million (£232.8 million) worldwide, with $155 coming from North America. The remaining $135.5 million has come from other territories. That total does not include

The film is due to open in South Korea and China soon, with the Chinese opening coming on January 6.

The Force Awakens took $529 million in its opening weekend last year. Of course, Rogue One was never going to beat those kinds of numbers.

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