At a time when many blockbuster franchises are sputtering — the domestic gross for this year’s “Pirates of Caribbean” sequel fell 29 percent from the last installment’s, while “Transformers: The Last Knight” fell a staggering 47 percent — the Marvel Cinematic Universe has continued to dominate at the box office. This weekend, the 17th film in the series, “Thor: Ragnarok,” earned the biggest opening at the box office in two months: a $121 million domestic start and a running global total of $427 million. With that result, the MCU has now made $5 billion in lifetime domestic grosses — and $13 billion worldwide since “Iron Man” launched the series nearly a decade ago.
We go deep-nerd on the latest MCU entry to decode every hidden reference, from the comic books to Matt Damon's filmography.
Now that “Thor: Ragnarok” is out, there’s only one movie left in the Marvel Cinematic Universe between us and “Avengers: Infinity War” — February’s “Black Panther.” Nearly all the pieces appear to be in place for Thanos (Josh Brolin) to make his big move and wage all-out war on Earth and the Avengers. There are six Infinity Stones in all, and Thanos’ plan is to use a cool golden glove called the Infinity gauntlet to channel the power of the stones to wield essentially unlimited power over time, space and the beings that inhabit them.
Disney-Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok should dominate the early November box office with $100 million or more in its opening weekend in North America, early projections are showing.
Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Thor: Ragnarok” features the brand’s first openly-LGBT superhero. Actress Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the new film, revealed on Twitter that her character is bisexual.
Interviewing Jeff Goldblum is an impossible task, but we gave it a go anyway in a big to glean some information out of him about 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'.
'Thor: Ragnarok' director Taika Waititi explains to Yahoo why Thor has taken a turn for the funny, and how he managed to retain his signature voice on set.
Chris Hemsworth's third solo adventure, directed by Taika Waititi, gets 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating from first reviews.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has only had five female villains in its history, but Cate Blanchett's 'Thor: Ragnarok' antagonist could herald a new era of evil.
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Mark Ruffalo might not be the only Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) regular to show up alongside Chris Hemsworth in 2017’s ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ - Samuel L Jackson’s Nick Fury may appear as well. This news comes as Australian sound-stages prepare for filming to start on the God of Thunder’s sequel, and as King Kong reboot 'Skull Island’s production comes to a close. What ties the two productions together is British actor Tom Hiddleston, who stars in Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ adventure and is confirmed to reprise his role as Loki in 'Ragnarok’ for director Taika Waititi.