The actress is actively seeking the role of Ariel in the live-action remake, and in an online plea to studio bosses last month, the "Mean Girls" star suggested Condon should direct her. Its cumulative total now stands at $42.6 million.
Refresh for latest...: Disney's Beauty And The Beast charmed its way into the global box office this weekend with a $180M start.
It's also the biggest opening ever for a PG-rated movie (passing last year's "Finding Dory, "$135 million) and is seventh place in all-time opening weekend grosses (moving past "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, "$169.1 million). The sequel opened in just 5 locations, but banked $36,000 per screen, second only this weekend to Beauty and the Beast's $40,000 per screen.
Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Josh Gad, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellan, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Emma Thompson, directorBill Condon's film is out now in Disney 3D across the UK.
The Beauty And The Beast remake follows other Disney live action re-boots like The Jungle Book, which made close to $1 billion (around £807 million) previous year.
Walt Disney Pictures' Beauty and the Beast grossed a dazzling $170 million domestically for the seventh-biggest debut of all-time, the #1 March debut ever (beating Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's $166 million), and the #1 PG movie debut of all time.
The record haul is good news for Disney since the movie had a steep $160 million production budget.
ActorEmma Watson is expected to pull in Dollars 15 million ( Rs 100 crore approximately) for the live-action remake of the 1991 Disney classic.
Andromeda's weird animations won't get fixed with day-one patch
Set some 600 years after the Shepherd saga, Mass Effect: Andromeda touches down for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on March 21st. While it was expected that the game would be updated with a patch for the animations, it appears as though it won't be coming.