‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Sees $16 Million Friday With Sturdy Overseas B.O.

Epic action sequel “300: Rise of an Empire” is getting off to a solid start with $16 million domestic for Friday, including $3.3 million in latenight grosses Thursday. Weekend totals should end up at a sturdy $40 million-$45 million, though substantially less than the original pic’s nearly $71 million weekend in 2007.

Overseas is also looking good for the Warner Bros.-Legendary pic, which has grossed $12.1 million in its first two days in 32 markets. Another 25 additional markets open Friday, including the U.K., Spain, Mexico and Brazil.

Despite an 18-and-over rating in many markets, the “300” sequel opened at No. 1 in Germany, snared the biggest opening ever in Singapore for an M18-rated film. In Greece, where the sword and sandals epic is set, it saw the biggest opening day in Greece in nearly three years.

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