For the "Iron Man" franchise, the third time was the charm. According to numbers released by Disney, the studio's "Iron Man 3" grossed $175.3 million during its opening weekend, the second biggest debut ever behind only last year's "Marvel's The Avengers," which was also released by Disney. Coupled with an international gross over $504.8 million thus far, "Iron Man 3" has...
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Filed under: Investing After repeatedly setting new all-time highs so far in 2013, shares of Disney seem absolutely unstoppable. In fact, as of this writing, the entertainment giant's 27% year-to-date return stands second in the Dow Jones Industrival Average only to Hewlett-Packard's stellar 43% rise. Owners of Disney stock can largely thank the release of Iron Man 3 for...
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Long Island played host to the likes of Iron Man, the Hulk and Captain America when "The Avengers" filmed here in 2011. Now, it welcomes another superhero: Spider-Man.
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In a slick new featurette, the comics film studio also offers a look at "Avengers 2," the new "Captain America" film and Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man."
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Jaimie Alexander (who plays Sif in "Thor" and the upcoming "Thor: The Dark World") appeared at the "Iron Man 3" premiere on Apr. 24. "I'm a huge comic book fan. I...
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“Their American dream is bigger than yours,” proclaim the ads for Pain & Gain, the true-crime comedy about some Miami Beach bodybuilders. But Michael Bay’s satirical ode to greed was a 97-pound weakling that shivered in the mammoth shadow of Iron Man Three. The Marvel sequel, released by Disney, opened abroad to numbers that not only outmuscled Pain & Gain, it also...
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Remember the Iron Man 3 trailer, when Iron Man was all glum after all of the Avengers stuff? Well, in the trailer for Thor: The Dark World, Thor doesn’t seem phased by the ordeal at all. We guess that's what happens when you're a god and you're fighting a darkness ... More »
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Oakland Raiders tackle Jared Veldheer's offseason workout regiment has led to Twitter comparisons to the 'Incredible Hulk'
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The first screenshots of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes hit Thursday giving us our first look at the toy heroes and villains from the Marvel Comics universe in action. Iron Man, Spider-Man and the Hulk team up to take on...
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Star of superhero movies suggests forthcoming sequel Iron Man 3 may be his last, as novelty wears offRobert Downey Jr has strongly hinted he may end his career-transforming stint as superhero Iron Man.Speaking to GQ magazine, Downey Jr suggested the role, which made him an A-list superstar in his 40s, could become a bore if he were to continue too long, and noted that he was...
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