‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Hits $500 Million Domestically

The Rise of Skywalker has officially hit $500 million domestically, after crossing into the $1 billion club two weeks ago. The film is currently sitting at $502 million domestic and $545 internationally, bringing the grand total to $1.05 billion worldwide.

The Last Jedi is sitting at $620 million domestic, $712 million internationally and has a grand total of $1.3 billion worldwide. The Force Awakens is sitting at $937 million domestic, $1.1 billion internationally and has a grand total of $2.1 billion worldwide.

READ: ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars‘ Returns with New Episodes Only on Disney+ Premiering February 21

It’s starting to look like The Rise of Skywalker won’t hit it’s predecessors numbers; however, the film was a box office success and we can only look forward as to what Star Wars will become.


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker sees the return of stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. Joining the cast of Episode IX are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Gosford ParkHudson Hawk), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), Keri Russell (The Americans), and Matt Smith (Doctor Who), who will be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian. The role of Leia Organa will once again be played by Carrie Fisher, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley, and Jason McGatlin also serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio & J.J. Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow and J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas.

Source: Box Office Mojo

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