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Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks record for Canada’s biggest opening weekend

Daisy Ridley, right, as Rey, and BB-8 in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The movie has scored Canada's most successful opening weekend.

Disney credits secrecy, clever marketing for part of franchise film’s success Star Wars: The Force Awakens has triumphed with the country’s biggest opening weekend in history, according to Disney Canada. Projected to bring in $17.1 million at Canadian box offices on its opening weekend, the J.J. Abrams-directed franchise movie has beaten the previous record held …

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