Denis Villeneueve’s Dune—following the announcement of its sequel—is sitting pretty at the top of the box office during a usually tame Halloween weekend.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, Dune topped the U.S. box office for the second straight weekend after earning $15.5 million from 4,125 theaters, bringing its 10-day domestic total to $69.4 million. It also made an impressive $292.1 million worldwide.
Halloween Kills landed at No. 2, clocking in with $8.5 million from 3,616 theaters, bringing its total to $85.6 million domestically and $115.1 million worldwide. No. 3 went to the James Bond saga No Time to Die, which earned $7.8 million in its third week, adding to its total which now sits at $133.3 million. Edgar Wright’s period noir Last Night in Soho opened with a disappointing $4.2 million, good enough for No. 6
Of course, Dune’s first weekend was significantly more impressive, as it earned $40.1 million at the domestic box office despite it being available on HBO Max. Earlier this week, Legendary confirmed a Dune sequel, which will also be directed by Villenevue, who has been determined to make a sequel happen.
“This is only the beginning,” Legendary tweeted. “Thank you to those who have experienced [Dune] so far, and those who are going in the days and weeks ahead. We’re excited to continue the journey!”