Investing In Bond
Given the fact that it has already earned $160 million since its overseasdebut two weeks ago, box-office watchers are predicting that the latestJames Bond movie, Quantum of Solace , could become the biggestworldwide hit of the year, exceeding the take for the current champ, TheDark Knight, which has earned $997.54 million. ( Indiana Jones and theKingdom of the Crystal Skull stands at No. 2 with $783 million. In aninterview with the Hollywood Reporter, Paul Dergarabedian, head ofthe box-office tracking firm Media by Numbers, predicted "We are going tosee tremendous numbers" Nearly all analysts are forecasting a record for aJames Bond movie, the most recent of which, Casino Royale , earned$594 million worldwide.