'Iron Man' grabs $22.4 mil overseas in two days

Results from 35 markets

Make way for "Iron Man." In the first two days of overseas release under the wing of Paramount Pictures International, incomplete returns indicate that the Marvel Comics tentpole has chalked up $22.4 million from 35 markets.

Over two days in release, Korea has delivered $2.4 million; Singapore, $905,331; Thailand, $652,192; and Hong Kong, $533,859. While in just one day, Italy has pulled in $1.7 million and Australia, $1.1 million.

Under its deal with Paramount, Marvel has retained "Iron Man" distribution rights for several key foreign territories, and has doled them out to territorial distributors in France, Germany/Austria, Spain and Japan.
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