FEA­TURES Walt Dis­ney Stu­dios First to Reach $7B at Box Of­fice

Animation Magazine - - Frame- By- Frame -

The Walt Dis­ney Stu­dios has be­come the first stu­dio to reach $7 bil­lion at the global box of­fice.

With the $290 mil­lion world­wide de­but of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the stu­dios’ year-to-date gross added up to $6,988.3 mil­lion through Dec. 18, in­clud­ing $2,700.4 mil­lion do­mes­ti­cally (also an in­dus­try record) and $4,287.9 mil­lion in­ter­na­tion­ally (a Dis­ney record).

Th­ese un­prece­dented re­sults are fu­eled by hit films from Dis­ney, Walt Dis­ney An­i­ma­tion Stu­dios, Pixar An­i­ma­tion Stu­dios, Marvel Stu­dios and Lucasfilm, with 2016 mark­ing the first time all five brands have re­leased films in the same cal­en­dar year.

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