(LOS ANGELES) — Spider-Man: Far From Home is casting an impressive web over the box office so far.
According to Variety, the film earned $39.2 million on its opening day, Tuesday, setting a new record for Tuesday ticket sales. It surpasses the previous record by 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield, which took in $35 million.
The Tom Holland-led Spider-Man: Far From Home is expected to earn $125 million during its first six days in theaters, though some estimates show it could reach as much as $150 million in that time period.
The film, which picks up after the events of Avengers: Endgame, also stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio and Zendaya as Spidey’s love interest, MJ.
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