Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]
All the speculation at BoxOfficeMojo points to a total box office grab somewhere in the $500 million range, with international looking to be 66% of the total take. That's a massive improvement over Trek '09 and sets the stage for another strong performance internationally for the inevitable third Bad Robot production.
Some say that BB-8 is made from his discarded helmets and that he once turned down a role as a Stormtrooper because it had too many lines.
All we know is, he's called The Stig