Time Warner Inc.’s Batman saga “The Dark Knight” is set today, a month after it was released, to surpass the original “Star Wars” as the second highest- grossing domestic film of all time.
“Star Wars” earned $461 million for News Corp.’s 20th Century Fox studio in the domestic — U.S. and Canadian — market after its May 1977 release, box-office tracker Media By Numbers LLC said in an e-mailed statement. As of yesterday, “Dark Knight” had $459.6 million in receipts since its July 18 debut. [Read more…] about Time Warner’s `Dark Knight’ Nears No. 2 All-Time Film