By: Dominic Jones
Tickets for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story went on sale yesterday and the response has been, unsurprisingly, huge! Deadline is reporting that hundreds of thousands of tickets were sold for the film within minutes of them going on sale. Many fans waited in virtual waiting rooms for upwards of twenty minutes to buy their tickets. According to Deadline,
"Buzz is that Disney insiders are giddy about the results, with a number of folks in exhibition surprised at the high sales. No word yet about Rogue One breaking Force Awakens records, but that never was expected to happen."
The film is projected to open to a $130 million opening weekend, which would give it the second biggest December opening for any film behind (surprise, surprise) Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters on December 16th.
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