The famed adamantium claws have spoken as the hugely anticipated superhero flick THE WOLVERINE has bagged a bumper opening in the Indian market as well as internationally!
Ripping out its local competition, Fox Star Studios’s Hugh Jackman starrer The Wolverine which released on 26th July has garnered an astounding RS 15 Crores gross (RS 10.5 Crores Net) in its opening weekend, claiming the no 1 spot!
What’s more, the Indian opening ranks at the 3rd position in the Asia Pacific market and 10th internationally.
The Wolverine opening weekend also ranks as the 3rd highest of all time for a Fox Star Studios Hollywood title after Avatar & Life of Pi. The opening weekend is the highest by far in the X-Men franchise and the weekend nos. itself exceeds the lifetime gross of all previous X-Men titles with the exception of X-Men: First Class.
Speaks Mr. Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios on the astounding opening news, “We are elated at The Wolverine’s exceptional opening figures. With the past tremendous success of the X-Men franchise, The Wolverine is undoubtedly a popular superhero and we are thrilled to see the response and reactions post its release, reaffirming its coveted status. The success of The Wolverine has effectively set the platform for our next year’s biggie X Men: Days Of Future Past.”
The film has already registered a Worldwide Total of $140.1 Million, and this has given ‘The Wolverine’ the highest opening weekend overseas in the popular X-Men franchise.
Backed by critical and popular acclaim, Hugh Jackman's sixth outing as the iconic clawed mutant wolverine in the latest offering from the X-Men franchise, THE WOLVERINE 3D is in theatres currently.