Disney’s new live action Cinderella debuted in the number spot at the US box office, with an estimated three-day $70.1m gross.
This makes Cinderella the sixth largest March opening in US box office history.
Elsewhere, Cinderella recorded the highest grossing March opening weekend of all time in China at $25m, and also topped the charts in Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand reports Screen.
Cinderella opens in cinemas across the UK on March 27th, will have its UK premiere within Leicester Square this week alongside a brand new exhibit housed within the gardens that celebrates Sandy Powell’s critically acclaimed costumes and the world of Cinderella.
The hotly anticipated seven-minute animated short Frozen Fever will play before the film.