There are some people swearing off G.I. Joe. While others are talking already about a sequel. How scary! What's worse is that its still the #1 movie internationally.

Variety reports the somewhat surprising news that Joe had grossed $91.6 million internationally by this time last week, almost matching the movie's US take of $98.6 million, something which, according to studio Paramount, is definitely a strong enough base from which to launch a franchise. Think about that next time someone complains about US cultural imperialism.

'G.I. Joe' remains #1 overseas [Variety]