How Marvel Pictures the Future, Post ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Endgame’

(Note: This article contains spoilers regarding the fate of certain Marvel characters.) Poised to become the highest-grossing movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame is a tough act to follow, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe staged a show-stopping encore this month when Spider-Man: Far From Home pulled in $847 million worldwide during its first two weeks […]

Move Over ‘Little Mermaid,’ ‘Barbie’ Movie Will Also Cast Minority Actors, Mattel CEO Says

Following Disney’s recent decision to cast a black actress in the lead role of its live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, Mattel will also look to cast actors of color in its forthcoming films such as Barbie. Since launching its movie-making division Mattel Films late last summer, the toymaker announced that Margot Robbie, a Caucasian […]

Why ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’s’ Record $185 Million Opening Is Great News for the Summer Box Office

Spider-Man: Far From Home swung wildly beyond box-office expectations to web up an estimated $185 million in its first six days of release, proving immune to so-called “franchise fatigue” and reinvigorating a summer box-office some feared was midway through an alarming slump. The jaw-dropping holiday haul for Marvel’s first post-Avengers: Endgame entry—blowing past even the […]

Will ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Continue to Dominate the Summer Box Office?

Avengers: Endgame has set the summer box office aflame–and the summer movie season hasn’t even officially begun. But with Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, Avengers: Endgame will soon face some stiff competition from the latest installments of a number of beloved movie franchises. Since its worldwide release on April 24, Avengers: Endgame has […]

Disney Shares Hit Record Levels as ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Dominates Box Office

Walt Disney Co. shares hit record levels on Monday, after the company’s “Avengers: Endgame” film shattered box-office records. The success of the film prompted analysts to expect a much larger contribution from the studio division to the company’s overall profit, and it is also seen as a positive sign as the Dow component prepares to […]

‘Avengers’ Record-Setting Thursday Opening Sets the Stage for a Massive Weekend at the Box Office

Faster than the Milano on its way to Xandar with Korath the Pursuer hot on its trail, “Avengers: Endgame” took in a domestic record of $60 million in Thursday night preview shows, setting the picture up for what many predict will be an all-time high opening this weekend. “Endgame” has already set a $107 million […]

With ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer, Disney Starts Saying Goodbye to Its $5 Billion Franchise

The Avengers have assembled–and maybe for the last time. The Disney-owned Marvel Studios released a final trailer for Avengers: Endgame on Thursday morning, giving fans a final preview of what will no doubt be one of the biggest movie of 2019, if not of all time. The sequel to last year’s Avengers: Infinity War brings […]