'Furious 7' is expected to stay on top of box office race

April 9, 2015 9:15 PM

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Fueled by a robust opening week at the box office, "Furious 7" is expected to accelerate past newcomer "The Longest Ride" this weekend.

The action film will probably drop about 50 percent to 60 percent in ticket sales from last weekend's strong opening, according to people familiar with prerelease audience surveys. That means the film could add about $65 million to $70 million in its sophomore weekend. Meanwhile, Nicholas Sparks' bo...

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