Megamind boosts US cinema

“Megamind” led the US box office to its best weekend in more than three months yesterday.

Observers had predicted the 3D cartoon about a hapless supervillain would earn more than $50m during its first three days of release across the US and Canada.

But the studio's March release "How to Train a Dragon" also underperformed initially before becoming a worldwide hit. Also new was the comedy “Due Date”