Star Wars: The Last Jedi Expected To Earn $425 Million At Its Global Opening

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There's a lot of excitement building up over Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Not only is Lucasfilm's upcoming Star Wars sequel installment basking in overwhelmingly positive early reviews, it's also enjoying enormous opening projections.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Last Jedi is expected to swim in a $424 million global haul during its opening weekend. Though analysts predict the film to earn a whopping $200 million at the domestic box office during its opening, the numbers may not surpass the massive $247.9 million opening of The Force Awakens.

J.J. Abram's Star Wars movie raked in a lot of for Disney during its opening weekend, amassing a total of $529 million globally after earning $281 million in the foreign market. The Force Awakens was Hollywoood's biggest global opener till The Fate of the Furious opened in April last year with its worldwide earnings of $541.9 million.

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Though analysts projections for The Last Jedi seem a whole lot more conservative compared to The Force Awakens, fans are still expecting the film to do much better during its opening release, especially since the sequel is enjoying positive reviews and a massive hype to boot.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi makes its big debut this Friday, December 15, 2017.

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