Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
Medical | By Ismael Lynch

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast

Disney's Beauty And The Beast has broken box office records after taking in £18.4 million over its opening weekend. A dazzling $22.8M in the United Kingdom gave BATB the highest grossing 3-day opening weekend ever for a PG title; and China opened to $44.8M for the biggest-ever Disney Live Action launch weekend. Be Fairfield Library's guest and celebrate the release of the live action movie of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

The movie was also a beast at the USA box office, opening with an estimated $170 million (£137m) and setting a new high mark for family movies.

Official numbers will not be released until Monday, however the current sales already indicate that Beauty And The Beast will break Watson's personal record of $169 million for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II, which now holds the title for the eighth all-time most successful opening weekend. Beauty and the Beast is presently one of the most successfully running films at the theatres which have come up with good reviews.

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Emma Watson is set to net a cool $15 million following the news that Beauty And The Beast is breaking all sets of records worldwide.

The film follows such Disney efforts as "Maleficent", "Cinderella" and "The Jungle Book", remakes which replaced their hand-drawn source material with real-world actors (and no shortage of modern CGI).

In other highlights, this is the top March opening ever in several territories, including the UK, Germany and Mexico.

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