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Nov 11, 2013

Box Office: November 8-10, 2013: THOR: THE DARK WORLD, BAD GRANDPA

Natalie Portman Chris Hemsworth Thor The Dark World

Box Office November 8-10, 2013. Thor: The Dark World premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $86.1 Million. Bad Grandpa was Second for the second week in a row with $11.3 Million. Free Birds was Third with $11.1 Million. Last Vegas was Fourth with $11.1 Million. Ender’s Game was Fifth with $10.2 Million. Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, About Time, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 rounded out the top ten respectively.

Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the second Thor film following 2011′s Thor and the eighth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed by Alan Taylor, with a screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and features Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins reprising their roles from the first, with newcomers Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Zachary Levi and Clive Russell joining the cast.

Development of Thor: The Dark World began in April 2011, when producer Kevin Feige announced plans for a sequel to follow the crossover film Marvel’s The Avengers. In July 2011, Kenneth Branagh, the director of Thor, withdrew from the project. Brian Kirk and Patty Jenkins were considered to direct the film before Taylor was hired in January 2012. The supporting cast filled out in August 2012, with the hiring of Eccleston, Dennings and Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Principal photography began in September 2012 in Surrey, England with filming continuing in Iceland and London, before wrapping up in December 2012. Thor: The Dark World was converted to 3D in post-production.

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Source: Boxofficereport, Wikipedia

  • Maurice Mitchell

    The marketing campaign focused on women and it paid off.