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Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Still Rules

Disney-Marvel’s Blockbuster

Disney-Marvel’s big-budget action fantasy Thor: Ragnarok continues to reign supreme at the North American box office with $56.6 million in its second weekend.

Newcomers Daddy’s Home 2 (Paramount Pictures) and Murder on the Orient Express (20th Century Fox) are also among the top five, but Taika Waititi‘s colorful blockbuster retained the number one spot at the box office.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Takes 7 Times More than ‘Bad Moms Christmas’

Taika Waititi's Superhero Film

Marvel Studios‘ Thor: Ragnarok is heading for a stellar opening weekend with $121 million, well ahead of this weekend’s second-highest grossing film, A Bad Moms Christmas, which made just over $17 million.

Doctor Strange Appears in New ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Japanese Trailer

Taika Waititi’s Superhero Film

Disney has released a new Japanese trailer for Taika Waititi’s upcoming Thor: Ragnarok, which teases a meeting between the God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange.

Otherwise, the trailer consists of footage we’ve seen before, cut in a different order with a solid remix of the music.

Marvel’s Kevin Feige Has No Plans for An R-Rated Movie

The R-Rated Superhero Movies

Following the box-office success of the R-rated Deadpool and Logan, some fans are hoping that Marvel Studios should be jumping on that bandwagon too.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, however, sees it differently, and doesn’t have plans of making R-rated movie anytime soon. Speaking with THR, the studio head explained his own takeaway from those movies:

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Gets the First Colorful Teaser and Poster

The Third Movie In Thor Series

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures have released the first teaser trailer and the first poster art for Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok.

The third movie in Thor series stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins, in what’s been described as something close to an intergalactic buddy/road movie.

Kurt Russell Eyed for Role of Star-Lord’s Dad in ‘Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2’

Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2

Unnamed sources have informed The Wrap that director James Gunn is keen on casting none other than Kurt Russell for a major role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

No offer has been made, the actor hasn’t even read the script so this may or may not happen at all. However, meetings between Russell and Marvel are expected to take place soon.

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Adds a New Writer

Thor: Ragnarok New Screenwriter

Marvel Studios has added a new screenwriter to their upcoming Thor: Ragnarok. According to THR, the-up-and-coming scribe Stephany Folsom has signed on to rewrite the script for the third installment of the Thor series.

Previously, Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle, who wrote both Thor and Thor: The Dark World, have worked on the script – which was reportedly too dark for the studio.