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The Marvel universe was off the chain at Comic-Con yesterday.
At a panel ostensibly devoted to Iron Man 3, Marvel provided movie news galore with two new films as well as its forthcoming Thor and Captain America sequel names:
- Thor: The Dark World
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Disney-owned studio also says Guardians of the Galaxy – featuring Rocket Raccoon, Star-Lord, Draxx the Destroyer, Groot and Gamora – is on tap for August 2014.
Finally, Ant-Man was revealed (fully costumed in Hall H) going from big to small, big to small, big to small while battling two apparentlyMore >
And… we have a new box office champion.
The Avengers earned a mind-boggling $200.3 million on Friday and Saturday, blowing past Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ($169.2 million) for the biggest opening weekend in Hollywood history.
Backed by incredibly positive reviews – as well as successful quasi prequels such as Iron Man and last summer’s Captain America – The Avengers raked in $80.5 million on Friday and is on pace for a record Sunday, as well.
“It’s not playing like just a superhero film,” says Dave Hollis, Disney’s executive vice presidentMore >