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[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sales of Disney Infinity Expected to Reach $1 Billion After Launch of 2.0 Version this Fall

Disney Infinity is a bona fide hit for The Walt Disney Company.
The interactive video game with its play figures that allow users to mix and match Disney characters is expected to reach $1 billion in sales according to statements from Jimmy Pitaro, president of Disney’s Interactive division.
At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Disney Interactive provided fans an in-depth look at Disney Infinity: Marvel Superheroes (2.0 Edition).
The Disney Infinity sequel will feature The Avengers, and a Spider-Man Play set will also be available when 2.0 launches in the fall. The new …

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[5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Maleficent and Princess Merida to be Part of Disney Infinity 2.0

Disney’s most iconic villain and a Brave princess are set to join the roster of heroes and villanins in Disney Infinity’s 2.0 Edition.
Disney Interactive announced the addition of Maleficent and Princess Merida during a preview of Disney’s Maleficent. The live-action film opened nationwide on May 30 and stars Angelina Jolie in the title role.
The horned fairy and the fiery-haired princess will be joining The Avengers in Disney Infinity 2.0, including Iron Man, Black Widow, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, and Hawkeye.
Princess Merida was chosen to be included in Infinity 2.0 through …

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[7 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Super Heroes Assembling for Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition

The Avengers are assembling again – this time as part of Disney Infinity.
Disney Interactive and Marvel Entertainment have announced that the Marvel superheroes will be featured in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, which is the 2.0 version of the best-selling toy/video game hybrid.
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will include more than 20 new figures from the Marvel universe in addition to new story lines, and an all-new Toy Box mode that will make it easier for players to creates and share their mini-games with friends and family.
All the characters and …

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Sets Box Office Record and Disney Announces 2016 Release Date for ‘Captain America 3’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier Hulk-smashed box office records during its opening weekend.
The film opened domestically on April 3 and made $96.2 million, giving it the biggest April debut of all time. The Thursday night screenings brought in $10.2 million alone, and the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday box office receipts broke daily records for the month of April.
Overseas the film opened in the No. 1 spot in Russia, China, and Australia. It set a new record in China – making it Disney’s biggest debut in that country.
And the box …

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[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Launches New Lines of Drinkware Products Featuring Top Super Heroes

Marvel Entertainment, LLC is launching several new drinkware lines that will include Marvel characters from the Avengers and Spider-Man franchises.
Some of the designs are inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
One of the new product collaborations is with Thermos and will be available later this summer, just in time for back-to-school. The products will feature characters from The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy.
In addition to insulated containers, the Thermos line will also include lunch kits and food …

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[31 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ to Appear on Food and Oral Health Products as Part of New Marketing Campaign

The Avengers are headed to a kitchen and bathroom near you.
Marvel Entertainment LLC has announced that it is introducing The Avengers brand into food and oral health aid categories in an effort to expand the reach of the superheroes into the consumables arena.
Marvel is working with companies including Nabisco, Perdue, Crunch Pak, Langers Juice, DenTek, and Listerine to bring new products to store shelves throughout the next year and beyond. The idea is to present The Avengers as a year-round brand.
One of the new products in The Avengers line are …

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[21 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Marvel Reveals 'Avengers 2' Title and More at San Diego Comic-Con | ]
Marvel Reveals 'Avengers 2' Title and More at San Diego Comic-Con

The 2013 San Diego Comic-Con was held this weekend, and, as usual, Marvel Studios did not disappoint as they presented their upcoming films to fans. In addition to giving fans a sneak peek at some exclusive footage from Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Guardians of the Galaxy, the presentation also revealed the title of the highly anticipated sequel to The Avengers.
In addition to the previously-announced panel discussions and sneak peeks for the sequels to Thor and Captain America, the Marvel Studios presentation also took fans …

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[9 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on New Teaser Poster Released for 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' | ]

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[12 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Trailer Released for Marvel’s ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Series

Fans of Marvel’s smash hit The Avengers will soon be able to see S.H.I.E.L.D. in action once more, as it was announced this week that the new Marvel series Agents of SHIELD has been picked up to air on ABC this fall.
The new series will focus on the operations of Marvel’s SHIELD initiative, the secret intelligence organization that has appeared in countless Marvel titles and was a main focus of The Avengers. The show is executive produced by Avengers director Joss Whedon with Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell, and Jeph Loeb. …

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[6 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Iron Man 3’ Has Second-Highest Opening Weekend of All Time

This weekend brought the theatrical release of Iron Man 3 in the United States, and while it might not have beat out Marvel’s record-setting hit The Avengers at the box office, it got closer than any other film. It was announced on Sunday that Iron Man 3 took in $175.3 million at the box office in its opening weekend, becoming the second-highest opening weekend of all-time.
Iron Man 3 opened last weekend at the worldwide box office, earning $198.4 million, more than the record-breaking $185 million start The Avengers had for its global …