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Leslie Mann

Profane superhero 'Deadpool' kills it at the box office over 'How to Be Single' and 'Zoolander 2'

Marvel antihero Deadpool could not be stopped at the weekend box office as his movie flew past other newcomers “How to Be Single” and “Zoolander 2.” The picture from 20th Century Fox also unseated the two-week box office leader “Kung Fu Panda 3.”

"Deadpool," an R-rated twist on the superhero genre, grossed a massive estimated $135 million in the U.S. and Canada just the first three days of the Valentine’s-President’s Day weekend. With a conservative projection of another $15 million on Monday, the film is poised to take in $150 million in its weekend debut — more than doubling analysts’ most liberal...