Patty Jenkins'Wonder Woman took $100.5m (£78.09m) at the US/Canada box office this weekend - the biggest domestic debut for a female director.
Director Patty Jenkins's acclaimed superhero film surpassed Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey, making £100.5 million in the United States compared to the erotic thriller's £85.2 million.
Wonder Woman has been banned in Lebanon due to the film's leading star, Israeli actress Gal Gadot.The decision was made by the Lebanese government who took issue with the fact that Gadot is Israeli and served in the military. "Wonder Woman is a woman for our time, and her message and the tone that Patty Jenkins set forth connects with now". The previous mark was Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey, with $85.1 million U.S. in 2015.
"I realized that "Wonder Woman 2" is its own great movie", she told EW. "It shows that superhero movies aren't just about men". In the United Kingdom, the film took a total of £5.82m.
Though critically lauded and financially successful, the release of Wonder Woman hasn't come without controversy.
Gadot made her debut as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice previous year.
FSU Opens CWS vs. LSU He noted that Vanderbilt won the whole thing the year before, and that Commodores team finished in a tie for fifth in the SEC. Then, Jordan was given an opportunity to be the designated hitter - a role he still holds.
Deadline reports that Wonder Woman will conclude its opening weekend with a domestic gross of $103.1 million and beat Sunday projections.
After 76 years, Wonder Woman is finally realizing her peak power.
But Wonder Woman was the world's leader with a global bow of $223 million (GBP173 million).
"Talk about a woman's touch at the box office", says Anthony D'Alessandro on Deadline Hollywood.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tells", $21.6 million ($73.8 million international). "It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie".
Disney and Marvel'sGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 landed in the fourth place with an estimated $9.7 million, bringing its five-week total to $355.5 million in North America and $816.6 million globally.
Thiem is looking to take the next step and win his first Grand Slam title, but he'll have his hands full with Djokovic on Tuesday. That is the only important thing for me", said Nadal , whose last grand slam success was the 2014 French Open .
Microsoft likely makes far more money from Xbox Live Gold subscriptions, for instance, than it does from Xbox One hardware sales. There you have it, folks, something interesting is cooking behind-the-closed-doors at Microsoft regarding Xbox One pre-order.
Nadzku said. "If only they would know what we ourselves know, that we don't even have Shariah in that sense in our own mosques". But it was noisy, with groups chanting, yelling and waving American flags and posters proclaiming various causes.
Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate. Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's top Democrat, didn't provide any other details regarding the meeting.
The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. Trump initially used that memo along with a recommendation from Sessions to justify firing Comey.
The vast openness really gave us a Super Mario 64 vibe, and it was nearly overwhelming how much there is to do in any given stage. During Nintendo's E3 Treehouse livestream, Cappy will float above Mario's head when the game is being played by two players.
World No.9 Rickie Fowler has relinquished the lead during through the second round of the US Open on Friday. But then , starting at 17, he reeled off five straight birdies with putts of 13 feet, 7, 3, 11 and 10.
It made my blood run cold seeing Americans cheering a depiction of their president being stabbed 100 times with 100 blades. The interruption follows multiple politicians blaming violent rhetoric for a shooting in Virginia this week that left Rep.
Trump said throughout the 2016 campaign that he was willing to rollback diplomatic relations with the communist regime in Cuba. Recall, the United States government imposed a trade embargo against Cuba in 1960 after winning the island of the revolution.
Anfield chiefs have been haggling over a fee for Salah in recent weeks after having a £28m bid rejected. The clubs have been discussing the structure of the transfer with Roma initially demanding £39m.
Gingrich said Mueller would likely not be able to find any collusion or obstruction so he is going to examine finances. Her comment came in response to Gingrich's complaint that Trump received negative media coverage.
Leo Varadkar tipped to lead Fine Gael
The 38-year-old, who will also be Ireland's youngest ever PM, is the new Taoiseach and leader of the ruling Fine Gael party. But has also said that the Fine Gael Party, "should be a warm house for those who have socially conservative views".
Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch this holiday season
Special battle cars, perhaps? "We would never put Minecraft in a place where we felt like we weren't keeping our players safe". In order to make this list, there at least had to be a trailer, and I did try to focus on games that are coming out this year.
Verizon Communications taps former AOL head as CEO of Oath
Armstrong appeared on the program one day after Verizon closed its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo's core internet business. Armstrong will now be CEO of a new Verizon subsidiary called Oath, which will consist of Yahoo and various AOL services.
Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply
Crude futures fell sharply Wednesday on higher stockpiles in the USA and other rich nations despite the OPEC production deal. Inventories fell due to a rise in USA crude oil refinery demand to 17,256,000 bpd (barrels per day) on June 2-9, 2017.
Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open
Day , who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80. Alas, due to his struggles on Thursday when he shot 78, McIlroy finished at 5 over and suffered the same fate as Day .
List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
Authorities also confirm Hodgkinson legally purchased a 9 mm handgun and an assault-style rifle from licensed firearms sellers. James told her that he was going to Washington , D.C.to "work on taxes" and "change the tax brackets", she said.
Congressional Baseball Game is played a day after shooting
Security was tightened up Thursday at Nationals Park ahead of the annual Congressional Baseball Game , a day after U.S. Earlier Thursday morning, Ryan also tweeted that the time to pray for the victims of the shooting has not passed.