According to Entertainment Weekly, “Hellboy 2” was a hit at this weekends box office. The question is, will it be able to hold on to its audience after “The Dark Knight” is released?
As expected, Hellboy II opened strongly, with $35.9 million. That total far exceeds the $23.2 mil that‘s first Hellboy movie banked . It’s also the biggest premiere of del Toro’s relatively brief career (Blade II in 2002). Universal in particular deserves props , when it got the rights to the Dark Horse comic from Revolution and Sony, which put out Hellboy II‘s predecessor. This result almost certainly guarantees the continuation of the adventures of Ron Perlman’s big red guy.
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