Los Angeles (AFP) - Marvel has unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe -- and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies.
Image courtesy of Walt Disney I have had a jolly good time all summer long making fun of what I felt was the rather insane reaction to the "fantastic by any rational standards" box office performance of Avengers: Age of Ultron. From articles exclaiming "superhero fatigue," that Avengers: Age of Ultron (which for the record I [...]
By opening early abroad, movies like the Disney release 'The Avengers' build box-office momentum from their most avid audiences — foreign moviegoers who love spectacular action sequences on the big screen.With a quarter of a billion dollars already in its pocket from a week of ticket sales, the Marvel superhero mash-up"The Avengers"is poised to join Hollywood's most elite club — the brotherhood of billion-dollar box office movies.
Marvel showed off its two new films for next year at San Diego Comic-Con late Saturday afternoon: "Ant-Man" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Fans had to wait until more than halfway through the panel for footage of the most anticipated movie of next summer, the "Avengers" sequel, but it was worth it.