'Spider-Man' dominates holiday weekend box office
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Tom Holland in a scene from "Spider-Man: Far From Home." (Jay Maidment/Columbia Pictures/Sony via AP)NEW YORK (AP) - Spider-Man: Far From Home swooped in to dominate the July Fourth holiday weekend, raking in an estimated $185.1 million since opening in North America on Tuesday and earning $93.6 million from Friday to Sunday. The opening gave Sony Pictures one of its best weeks ever. It also came with an assist from Disneys Marvel Studios, which has partnered with Sony on this and its previous Spider-Man release. In third is Universals Beatles-themed Yesterday, which tallied $10.8 million in its second weekend.
Tom Holland Surprises Kids in Hospital as Spider-Man
These kids got the surprise of a lifetime when they were visited by the heroes of "Spider-Man: Far From Home." Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by the Children's Hospital Los Angeles last week, with Holland in his spidey suit and Gyllenhaal in his dark armor and cape as Mysterio. "I love you," one little boy told Holland, "and that you shoot webs." I actually used all my webs on the way over here.The kids also got a special screening of the new movie, which opened in theaters on Tuesday. RELATED STORIES'Spider-Man' Tom Holland Rescues Fan Being Crushed Outside 'Late Show'French Spider-Man Climbs 47-Story Building in Philippines'Spider-Man' Breaks Into Police Station and Falls Asleep in Ceiling Duct While High on Meth: Cops