Elsewhere, "Men in Black 3" is set to surpass "Men in Black II" at the worldwide box office on Friday; a slew of indies open in limited runs, including Robert Pattinson historical drama "Bel Ami," "Safety Not Guaranteed," and Jane Fonda's "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding." READ MORE
The white-hot sci-fi screenwriter talks to THR about de-emphasizing the "Alien" in the "Alien" prequel and the thrill of "knowing that fights are happening out there about something that I've done." READ MORE
The Universal event pic is the first of the recent fairy tale retellings to win at the box office; Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" opens overseas to stellar $35 million from only 15 markets, nearly matching the $39.3 million grossed by "Snow White" from 45 territories. READ MORE
The Universal tentpole -- earning a B CinemaScore -- will easily win the domestic box office race with a better-than-expected $55 million; Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" gets off to a stellar start in the U.K. with $3.4 million, handily beating "Snow White."