The Force was with Disney this past weekend as Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuted to spectacular ticket sales at the box office and made the shortlist for the 2018 Academy Awards in the Visual Effects category.
For many of us at Rodeo FX, it was a childhood dream come true to work on this classic series and we extend our congratulations to Industrial Light & Magic and all the VFX vendors who collaborated to make this film a visual masterpiece.
Highlights from opening weekend:
Domestics ticket sales in North America reached $220 million
Biggest opening weekend of 2017
Second-best domestic opening ever, behind its predecessor The Force Awakens
Global tickets sales, excluding China, totaled $450 million
For more information on the Academy Awards shortlist for the Visual Effects category, please visit the Oscars website.
Rodeo FX is proud to have worked on 4 of the shortlisted films.