News for Jan. 02, 2002

'Rings' lordly overseas with $156 million

1/02/02, 1:16 pm EST - Xoanon

SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) -- New Line's biggest gamble ever is paying off -- and how. Variety reports "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" has returned a staggering $156 million after 12 days in 22 territories -- a whisker more than the picture's domestic total of $154.7 million. [More]