FROM MTV.COM: The worldwide thirst for all things Michael Jackson continues unabated. So far, the “This Is It” documentary chronicling the late pop star’s final rehearsals for a comeback tour that never was has raked in more than $200 million across the globe.
Reuters reports that the film has crossed the $200 million threshold after just two weeks in theaters, with overseas grosses vastly outstripping U.S. totals. Sony Pictures Entertainment said the movie had brought in $61 million in North America so far and more than $140 million internationally, with Japan among those leading the way at $27.2 million, followed by the U.K. — where Jackson was preparing to launch the “This Is It” 50-show run at London’s O2 Arena — at $14.3 million.
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