Disney’s ‘Rogue One’ Surges With $155.1 Million Weekend Haul

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” posted the second-biggest December opening weekend ever, validating Walt Disney Co.’s strategy of spinning new stories and characters off the sci-fi classic.

The feature, a prequel to the original 1977 “Star Wars,” collected an estimated $155.1 million in theaters in the U.S. and Canada, ComScore Inc. said in an e-mail Monday. Last year’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” holds the record for the largest December opening weekend, with $248 million.

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