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[20 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Thor: The Dark World’ Dominates at Box Office and The Walt Disney Studios Reach All-Time Global Box Office High

For the second weekend in a row, Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World topped the box office bringing in nearly $40 million.
The film – which cost $170 million to make – has earned $147 million at the domestic box office so far. Internationally the sequel has grossed $332.9 million, and $470.8 million worldwide. Marvel’s Thor earned $181 million domestically and $449 million worldwide.
At its current pace, the film should easily earn more than $700 million worldwide.
Thanks in part to this film’s success The Walt Disney Studios reached a new all-time global …

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[28 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Trailer Released for ‘Thor: The Dark World’

Last week, we showed you the first poster for Marvel’s upcoming film Thor: The Dark World. However, Marvel fans were in for an even bigger treat this week, as the first trailer for the film was officially released.
The new trailer gives us our most complete look at the film yet. In addition to Chris Hemsworth as the mighty Thor, we also see the return of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), and get our first look at Christopher Eccleston as the film’s villain, Malekith.
Check out the action-packed trailer below:

Thor: …

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[21 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Poster Released for ‘Thor: The Dark World’

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about Marvel’s Iron Man 3, but this week brought us a new update on the company’s other upcoming sequel, Thor: The Dark World. Marvel and Disney released the film’s first poster this week, which features Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, and his legendary hammer Mjölnir.
Thor: The Dark World will reunite Thor and Loki, as well as many other characters from the original Thor film, as they battle the villainous Malekith (Christopher Eccleston). Directing the film will be frequent Game of Thrones director Alan Taylor.
Thor: The Dark World will debut …

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[15 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Official Synopsis for ‘Thor’ Sequel Announced

Walt Disney Pictures has released the official synopsis for their upcoming sequel to Thor – Thor: The Dark World.
The film will take place in the aftermath of Thor and The Avengers, and will find the Mighty Avenger battling to save the world and all Nine Realms from certain destruction. From the official synopsis:
Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of …

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[15 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Phineas and Ferb to Join Forces with Marvel Superheroes in New Television Special

Yesterday, Disney announced the exciting news that popular Disney Channel characters Phineas and Ferb will soon be joining forces with some of Marvel‘s favorite superheroes. For the first time ever, Disney and Marvel characters will be featured together in a crossover animated television special, titled Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel.
“Our partnership with Marvel has yielded big returns this year – first with the launch of the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD, and now with production beginning on the Phineas and Ferb / Marvel special.  To paraphrase Phineas himself: best …

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[14 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Dress Up As Marvel Super Heroes On Disney’s Club Penguin

Disney’s Club Penguin – the number one virtual world for kids – are hosting an online event based on some of your favorite Marvel characters.
Marvel Super Hero Takeover begins today (June 14) and lasts until July 3. During this epic event, players can dress up as one of 14 different Marvel Super Heroes or Super Villains, including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and Loki.
Lane Merrifield, co-founder of Club Penguin and executive vice president of Disney Interactive Worlds, says:

Everyone wants to feel special and believe that they can …

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[1 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Changes Release Dates for ‘The Lone Ranger,’ ‘Thor 2’ and ‘Robopocalypse’

Disney has made a few changes to the release dates of some of their widely anticipated films, sources say.
Instead of a May 31 release date for The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp, the studio has pushed back the film’s debut to June 3, 2013.
Additionally, Disney has moved up the release date for Thor 2, the sequel to Thor. Originally slated to debut in theaters November 15, 2013, the sequel will now debut November 8, 2013.
Finally, Steven Spielberg’s Robopocalypse will be pushed back nearly an entire year. Originally set to debut …

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[9 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces ‘Avengers’ Sequel

With Disney’s The Avengers breaking box office records – grossing $207.4 million in its opening weekend – it’s no surprise that Disney officially announced plans for a sequel yesterday.
After the disappointing profit loss from John Carter, Disney was counting on The Avengers to make up for it. It’s safe to say that this film, which has earned more than $700 million worldwide, has done just that.
When Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that the sequel was already in development, he also spoke a bit about the success of the first film:
Obviously, …

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[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Marvel: Avengers Alliance Arrives on Facebook

Marvel Entertainment, in collaboration with the Disney Interactive Media Group, have just announced the first social game based on characters from the Marvel universe.
Marvel: Avengers Alliance was developed by Disney-owned Playdom, and is now live on Facebook. The game brings some of the most iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains to life via a turn-based tactical combat experience unlike any other social games available today.
Says John Spinale, Senior Vice President of Social Games, Disney Interactive Media Group:
Marvel: Avengers Alliance combines epic Marvel characters with Playdom’s industry-leading game mechanics …

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[28 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘The Avengers’ to be Released in 3D

While previously announced to be released only in 2D, Walt Disney Studios said last week that The Avengers will also be released in 3D when the movie debuts May 4, 2012.
The Avengers has a star-studded cast, including Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Chris Evans as Captain America, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner and Tom Hiddleston as villain Loki, who is Thor’s half brother.
Disney’s distribution chief Dave Hollis …