Deadpool Breaks Box Office Record

Deadpool shows appetite for comic book movies has not yet been satisfied.

“In a triumph of audacious marketing, risky filmmaking and cost consciousness — at an old-line movie studio, no less — 20th Century Fox’s extremely R-rated “Deadpool,” starring Ryan Reynolds in a career-defining role (at last), broke box office records over the weekend, taking in about $135 million at North American theaters.

Going into the Valentine’s Day weekend, Hollywood expected ticket sales of roughly $70 million.” [READ MORE]