Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Continues International Reign With $47 Million
Pennywise’s reign of terror hasn’t wavered: Warner Bros.’ “It Chapter Two” maintained first place on box office charts, led by another strong showing overseas.
The sequel, based on Stephen King’s horror novel, generated another $47 million at the international box office for a foreign tally of $169 million.After two weeks of release, “It Chapter Two” has collected $323.3 million worldwide.
Between 2017’s “It” and this year’s follow-up, both of which were directed by Andy Muschietti, the franchise has now crossed the $1 billion benchmark at the global box office.
The sequel stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader and Isaiah Mustafa, while Bill Skarsgard returned to portray the terrifying demonic clown known as Pennywise.“It: Chapter Two” opened this weekend in France with $4.7 million.
Among holdovers, the movie had a solid outing in Germany with $4.2 million, the United Kingdom with $3.9 million and Mexico with $3.3 million.Focus Features’ “Downton Abbey
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