“Avatar: The Way of Water” is continuing its stellar box office run.
On Friday, Deadline reported that James Cameron’s long-awaited sequel had grossed an incredible $810 million overseas, bringing its global total to $1.7 billion.
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The film new total makes “The Way of Water” the year’s no. 1 film internationally, besting “Top Gun: Maverick”.
“Avatar” is also projected to cross $1.3 billion globally in its third weekend, with box office watchers predicting strong legs for the sci-fi blockbuster.
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A sign of the film’s strength has been its midweek earnings. From Monday through Thursday this week, “Avatar” grossed an impressive $300 million globally.
Whether the movie has legs enough to contest the $2.9 billion earnings of the original 2009 “Avatar” is yet to be seen.