Yesterday Disney’s CINDERELLA crossed the $500M threshold at the global box office. Since its $67.8M domestic debut on March 13, Cinderella has taken in nearly $195M and is the third highest grossing film of the year. Its international gross to date is more than $308M.
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Cinderella most recently opened at #1 in its final international market, Japan, on April 25 with the biggest opening day and weekend of the year for a Western release, and it remained the #1 Western release in its second weekend. The film enjoyed a phenomenal performance in China with $71.1M, where it opened with $25M for the biggest March debut of all time. Other top markets include the U.K. ($29.2M), Japan, ($21.6M), Italy and Australia ($16.5M each), Brazil ($15.5M), and Mexico ($15.4M).
Directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh and starring two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, and Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter, Cinderella is produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur, and David Barron with Tim Lewis serving as executive producer. The screenplay is by Chris Weitz.