Film News Roundup: ‘Aquaman’ Hits $152 Million at International Box Office

In today’s film news roundup, “Aquaman” has already grossed more than $150 million outside the U.S., Michael Masini joins “Birds of Prey,” and Freestyle buys the documentary “Shamanic Trekker.”Box OfficeWarner Bros.’ tentpole “Aquaman” has taken in $152 million overseas in 36 markets, with $135 million of that from China, where it opened on Dec.

7.The Jason Momoa vehicle has become the highest China grosser in the DC Universe and surpassed the lifetime grosses of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Black Panther” in the Middle Kingdom.

Mexico debuted with $1.4 million on Thursday on 3,517 screens while Russia and Brazil each took in $1.3 million.Indonesia has taken in $2.2 million in two days and the U.K.

generated $1.8 million in two days of previews.

Taiwan’s two-day total is $1.4 million and the Philippines generated $1.1 million.

In the U.S., Amazon Prime is holding advance screenings of “Aquaman” on Dec.

15 amid expectations of a $65 million opening weekend in North America on Dec.

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