In 2012, Disney bought Lucasfilm for the price tag of $4.06 billion. Led by Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" was the fourth biggest movie of the year, while "Spider-Man: Homecoming" rounded out the top five. Mark Hamill initially felt upset by the way the character was written as well, however, the Star Wars legend later on admitted that he realized that Luke's path was what The Last Jedi needed.
Fans have also defended Tran even citing notions such as white fragility, and others have called out fans on being unfair since they apparently only hate Rose and are taking it out on Tran. So, Disney has always been making money off of Star Wars but it's still an impressive benchmark for the movies.
The Star Wars legend, however, debunked the rumor, calling it "complete BS". It also had an all-time best domestic gross of $936.7 million. It is pacing 36 percent of ahead of last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Celebrities arrive on the red carpet to attend the premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. The movie made $1.056 billion worldwide. As of this writing, the sequel sits at over $914 million.
The latest installment also topped the box office for the third weekend in a row, despite still falling behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in sales. That number is set to rise, however, as the film is estimated to rake in $72 million over the course of the four-day weekend, which should up its domestic total to $537 million through Monday. That is the fifth largest opening in box office history. If you'd like to contribute, you can always see Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is in theaters right now.
Weah had run in the country's last two elections, winning the first round of the 2005 vote that eventually went to Sirleaf. The 51-year-old senator beat Vice President Joseph Boakai with 61.5 percent of the votes in Tuesday's runoff.
Jackson has yet to declare for the National Football League draft, but most outsiders believe the dynamic junior will turn pro. He ran 24 times for 158 yards and a touchdown, breaking the TaxSlayer Bowl record for most rushing yards by a quarterback.
In November, at least one security guard was killed as ISIL fighters stormed Shamshad TV , a private television station. Women and children were among the dead at the center, which accounted for the vast majority of the casualties.
Receiver Adam Thielen can increase his 2018 salary escalator by another $250,000 with five catches to reach 90 for the season. It was a Dave Toub Special - called by the Bears special teams coach, Jeff Rodgers - and it went for a 59-yard touchdown.
The 14th-ranked Anderson immediately broke Bautista Agut and was never in danger of losing serve in the first set. Williams also has more grand slam singles titles - 23 - than the age of her rival Saturday, Ostapenko.
Some NATO countries have expressed worries that the S-400 system is not compatible with the alliance's weapons systems. The move has alarmed Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies amid tensions with Moscow.
The Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case on the grounds of attempted mass murder after the blast. The Kremlin said the arrested suspects had planned to bomb the city's Kazan Cathedral and other crowded sites.
Defensively, the Eagles are a sound unit and after a questionable few games, shut the Oakland Raiders completely down. This is a flawless week for them to get some extra rest an avoid a pointless injury before heading into the playoffs.
Amidst the many devices that are receiving Oreo updates, we now have the Moto X4 (Android One edition) joining the ranks. Oreo update will be a major update of the OnePlus 5T smartphone and it will make your device run smoothly.
In September, the Security Council put a cap of 2 million barrels a year on refined petroleum products exports to North Korea. USA spy satellites have captured images of what appears to be Chinese ships illegally selling oil to North Korean boats.
Penn State Faithful Unite In Arizona
Until running back Myles Gaskin had a 13-yard rushing touchdown late in the first half, the Huskies tallied -11 rushing yards. Penn State will no doubt try to get Barkley and the run game going early, but, like Washington, they are not one-dimensional.
Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27
Snipes-Garner says her daughter suffered her first heart attack not long after giving birth to a baby boy in August. A message posted on her Twitter account said she had brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest".
Congress MLA slaps cop, gets one back in return
She holds the office of All India Congress Committee secretary and, additionally, is AICC in-charge of Punjab. In a video, Congress MLA Asha Kumari can be seen slapping a woman constable and getting slapped back.