We recently heard that the new Star Wars The Force Awakens had taken $1 billion at the box office and now Disney has confirmed that the movie has surpassed $1.5 billion.
The seventh Star Wars movie has now taken $740.3 million in the US and $1.5 billion worldwide, the movie is also launching in China shortly, this is also expected to increase ticket sales significantly.
Star Wars The Force Awakens is on track to take the record from Avatar which had ticket sales of $749.8 million in the US and $2.8 billion worldwide.
The movie stars newcomers John Boyega as Finn and Daisy Ridley as Rey, as well as Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.
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