p3a.jpgMONDAY AM: Here’s the final tally for Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End: it looted a 4-day holiday weekend booty of $142 million in North America, setting the record for both Memorial Weekends and holiday weekends. But Disney was also celebrating how Johnny Depp and the gang’s threequel logged the “biggest opening of all time” at the worldwide box office, $401 million from 29,000 screens, beating the current industry record of $382M set by Sony’s Spider-Man 3 earlier this month. (Using all its global box office since Wednesday, the studio is comparing its first six days with Spidey 3‘s first six days which started Tuesday May 1st but didn’t have the Monday holiday. Therefore, P3 is celebrating the first six days of global opening, not global opening weekend. Yeah, these records get that technical.) But today there’s consternation among Hollywood studios about Disney’s box office reporting from overseas for its At World’s End. The word “irregularities” is even being thrown around this growing controversy. (more…)