NEW YORK (AP) — It pays to have one of the biggest lead-ins ever. "Spider-Man: Far From Home," the first Marvel movie after "Avengers: Endgame," swung past any franchise fatigue to dominate the July Fourth holiday weekend, raking in an estimated $185.1 million since opening Tuesday and earning $93.6 million from Friday to Sunday in North American theaters. The opening gave Sony Pictures one of its best weeks ever. "Far From Home," which opened overseas before landing in the U.S., has grossed $580 million worldwide in 10 days of release.
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Tom Holland's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is ruling the international box office ahead of its release in North America. "Spider-Man: Far From Home" collected a huge $111 million this weekend when it launched in China, Japan and Hong Kong. Most of that haul came from China, where the superhero tentpole earned $98 million, marking the fourth-best […]
Earth's Mightiest Heroes are still doing whatever it takes to beat "Avatar's" all-time box office record. Disney's re-release of "Avengers: Endgame" brought in another $5.5 million in its 10th weekend in theaters, marking a 200% increase in ticket sales from its previous outing. "Avengers: Endgame," which originally opened April 26, has generated $2.76 billion worldwide, […]
Though it feels like “Avengers: Endgame” shattered every box office record there is, the one it still has to beat is the all-time global box office record set by James Cameron’s “Avatar.” But the Marvel epic may hit that mark yet, as “Avengers: Endgame” is set to return to theaters along with new footage.In an interview with Comicbook.com as part of a junket event for “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” Kevin Feige said that the studio plans to re-release the film in theaters with extra scenes not included in the original release.“We are doing that,” Feige told Comicbook.com. “I don’t know if it’s been announced. And I don’t know how much … Yeah, we’re doing it next weekend.”Also Read: 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Complete List of WinnersDisney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.While it’s unclear what sort of footage to expect (no spoilers!) or just how will be added to the film’s already three-plus hours runtime.“Avengers: Endgame,” the epic conclusion in Marvel’s Phase Three of their Cinematic Universe, has so far grossed $2.743 billion at the global box office since opening on April 26. “Avatar,” which released in 2009, managed $2.788 billion.Also Read: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Projected to Score $150 Million-Plus in 6-Day OpeningUp next as part of the MCU is Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” which follows the events of “Endgame” and unites Tom Holland’s Spider-Man with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury from the “Avengers” films.Read original story ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Hopes to Top ‘Avatar’ in Return to Theaters With New Footage At TheWrap
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“Game of Thrones” and “Bodyguard” star Richard Madden is in talks to star opposite Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani in Marvel’s “The Eternals,” which focuses on a group of ancient human beings, an individual with knowledge of the project exclusively told TheWrap. Details about Madden’s character is being kept under wraps.“The Rider” director Chloe Zhao will direct the film. Matthew and Ryan Firpo (“Ruin”) are writing the script. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige is producing. TheWrap also first reported South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok, also known as Don Lee, will make his American film debut in the film. Created by comic legend Jack Kirby in 1976, the Eternals are a race of ancient human beings created a million years ago by the cosmic entities known as the Celestials.Also Read: Marvel Studios Taps Ma Dong-seok for 'The Eternals' (Exclusive)According to ComicVine, the Celestials accelerated the evolution of a handful of subjects and gave them the genetic potential to mentally manipulate limited quantities of cosmic energy, as well as other superhuman traits.The story will focus on the female Eternal known as Sersi, (no, not the character on “Game of Thrones”), several insiders have told TheWrap. Angelina Jolie is currently in talks for the role.“We have started working on what are the films post-phase 3,” Feige previously told TheWrap, referencing the forthcoming fourth part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s slate of movies after the wind-down of franchises based on the original Avengers.Best known for playing Robb Stark on “Game of Thrones,” and following that up with BBC thriller “Bodyguard,” Madden will next be seen in Paramount’s Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” playing John’s longtime manager, John Reid.Madden is repped by WME and Troika.Marvel had no comment.Read original story Richard Madden in Talks to Join Marvel Studios’ ‘The Eternals’ (Exclusive) At TheWrap
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