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This chart shows how The Force Awakens could bring in $9 billion

Most of the revenue is expected to come from Merchandise sales.

Image: Staista

THE NEW STAR Wars movie has been getting a pretty great reaction and according to Bloomberg, could generate more than $9 billion in revenue for Disney.

Interestingly, most of the money is expected to be brought in through merchandise sales, though box office sales will definitely play their part.

This chart shows the full breakdown of the movie’s expected haul:

Source: Staista

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