Deadline Hollywood posts the stats: “Iron Man 2″ arrives with the widest opening ever today. How do you get the widest release ever? Try 4,380 screens, campers. The film’s already posted $7.5 million from the midnight showings and around $132 million from the 53 other countries already showing the sequel.
For those that like to keep track of such things, Ms. Finke and the gang tell us that the previous “widest opening” belonged to “The Dark Knight”, which played on 4,366 screens initially.
And now, just because we can: