Mexico’s $3 million opening day was the best July launch for that market as was Brazil’s $2.2. Russia launched with $2.8 million on Thursday and France’s opened with $2.5 million on Wednesday. million.
 ” />
Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" has topped the $310 million worldwide box office mark in its first week, thanks to potent performances in China and North America.
In North America, "Spider-Man: Far From Home" has opened sensationally with $91 million in its first three days, including the second-highest Fourth of July mark with $25.2 million.
Sony reported Friday that Japan is the second highest market with $12.9 million, followed by South Korea with $12 million, the UK with $7.2 million and Hong Kong with $6.6 million. "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is opening in most other international markets this weekend.
The superhero tentpole, starring Tom Holland, has taken in a total of $136.8 million in China, following its $97 million opening weekend — the fourth-best debut of all time for a superhero film in the territory, behind “Avengers: Endgame,” “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Venom.”
Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon and Marisa Tomei reprise their roles for the sequel. Jake Gyllenhaal joins the cast as Mysterio, while Samuel L. "Spider-Man: Far From Home” follows the 16-year-old Parker being recruited to save the world while on a school trip to Europe organized by the Midtown School of Science and Technology. Holland broke out as Peter Parker in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which wound up with $334 million North American total and $880 million worldwide.
Taiwan and India each generated $2.1 million in its first two days. The five markets of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand took in $9.2 million through Thursday.

Jake Gyllenhaal will star in and executive produce a limited series based on the Gary Shteyngart novel "Lake Success" that is currently in development at HBO, Variety has learned.
Shteyngart is the author of New York Times bestseller “Little Failure" and the novels “Super Sad True Love Story," “Absurdistan,” and “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook.” He is repped by CAA, Denise Shannon Literary Agency, and Hirsch Wallerstein.
Spezialy's past credits include shows like "The Leftovers," "Desperate Housewives," "Dead Like Me," "Manhattan," "Reaper," and "Castle Rock." He also co-developed the Starz series "Ash vs. He is repped CAA, Manage-ment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.” /> Evil Dead" and currently serves as executive producer on HBO's upcoming "Watchmen" series.
He will executive produce along with Riva Marker through their Nine Stories production banner along with Endeavor Content. Should the project go to series, it would mark Gyllenhaal's first leading role in a television series. Shteyngart will serve as co-writer and co-showrunner on the series along with Tom Spezialy.
Meanwhile, back in Manhattan, his brilliant wife Seema struggles to raise their autistic son and begins a tragicomic love affair of her own. In the series, narcissistic, self-deluded and hilariously divorced from the real world hedge fund manager Barry Cohen (Gyllenhaal) flees his family, his past, and the SEC on a cross-country bus ride in search of his college girlfriend and a last chance at romantic redemption.
“Gary’s novel is a beautifully executed character study highlighting the depth of human contradiction and complication, set against the timely backdrop of America today," said Gyllenhaal and Marker in a joint statement. "We are thrilled to partner with HBO, who has consistently been home to some of the most exciting and acclaimed premium content over the past two decades."
Marker is repped by WME and Paul Hastings LLP. Gyllenhaal and Nine Stories are repped by WME and Bloom Hergott.
Gyllenhaal is one of the most celebrated actors of his generation, having earned an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor for "Brokeback Mountain" and Golden Globe nominations for the films "Nightcrawler" and "Love & Other Drugs." He is also known for his roles in films such as "Donnie Darko," "Prisoners," and "Zodiac." Most recently, he starred in the films "Velvet Buzzsaw" and "The Sisters Brothers." He will also appear in the upcoming Marvel movie "Spider-Man: Far From Home."