Paramount Intl First To Pass $2B In 2011

LONDON (August 2, 2011) – Paramount Pictures announced today that the studio has surpassed $2 billion at the international box office, just 50 days after passing $1 billion on June 10th. The feat marks the second consecutive year in which Paramount has grossed $2 billion at the international box office, achieving the mark on Saturday July 30th, five months earlier than their prior record in 2008. Paramount is the first studio to pass the $2 billion mark in international box office in 2011. The feat establishes 2011 as Paramount Pictures International’s (PPI) biggest ever year, with five months of highly-anticipated releases still to come. (more…)

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