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This publicity photo released by Walt Disney Studios and Marvel shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (AP Photo/Walt Disney Studios/Marvel, Jay Maidment)

‘Thor: The Dark World’ bashes box office with $86M

(AP) – Disney’s “Thor: The Dark World,” earning $86.1 million, dominated the weekend box office as it opened domestically at No. 1, noted studio estimates Sunday. The Marvel superhero sequel, which earned $109.4 million when […]

11/10/2013

Robert Downey Jr. (AP Photo)

Downey Jr. signs on for 2 more ‘Avengers’ films

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. has signed up for two more “Avengers” films. Marvel announced Thursday that the actor will reprise his role as Iron Man/Tony Stark for “The Avengers 2″ and “The […]

06/20/2013

Robert Downey Jr. (AP Photo)

Will Downey suit up again after $175M ‘IM3′ haul?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man reigns as the standard-bearer of Hollywood superheroes with a $175.3 million domestic opening weekend for his latest sequel and an overseas haul of a half-billion dollars in less than […]

05/05/2013

Pooneh Mohajer

Pooneh Mohajer on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with serial entrepreneur Pooneh Mohajer, who co-founded Hard Candy, a color cosmetics company that rapidly grew to produced sales of $10,000,000 in less than 24 months. After selling Hard Candy to Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy in 1999, she started the global lifestyle brand, tokidoki.

04/03/2013

Disney unlikely to change 'Star Wars' brand

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Naysayers would have you believe Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future “Star Wars” movies taking up lightsabers against […]

10/31/2012

Offset aims to expand storytelling boundaries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Offset is more than comics, it’s a laboratory. That, says boss Ivan Brandon, is why he sees the endeavor as more a “giant, amorphous experiment” that tackles storytelling from a “100 percent […]

10/13/2012

'Avengers' shoot high overseas with $185.1M

(AP) – “The Avengers” isn’t playing yet on U.S. movie screens, but the superhero dream team already is a marvel at the worldwide box office. Final figures from distributor Disney on Monday put the overseas […]

04/30/2012

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