Get Ready For Thor’s Next Adventure, In Theaters November 3

True Believers, we’ve got a first look of Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” as well as a brand new synopsis!

“In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!”

“Thor: Ragnarok” is directed by Taika Waititi and returns Chris Hemsworth starring as Thor and Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki. They are joined by Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson and Karl Urban, with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

Kevin Feige is producing with Louis D’Esposito, Brad Winderbaum, Victoria Alonso, Thomas M. Hammel and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. The story is by Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost and Stephany Folsom, and the screenplay is by Eric Perason.

Check out director Taika Waititi and Chris Hemsworth directly above as you get ready for “Thor: Ragnarok” thunders in theaters November 3!

Be sure to follow @ThorOfficial on Twitter and like “Thor” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates.

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Own the Critically Acclaimed Blockbuster with 80+ min. of Extras Highlighting the Award-Winning Cast

Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange,” the story of Dr. Stephen Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts, has mesmerized both audiences and critics, pulling in more than $658.3 million at the worldwide box office to date and earning a 90% critics consensus on Rotten Tomatoes. The biggest single-character introduction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it also carries on Marvel Studios’ winning streak as the 14th consecutive MCU film to debut at #1 at the domestic box office.

On Feb. 14, “Doctor Strange” fans can bring home the critically acclaimed blockbuster early on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere, or on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on Feb. 28. The Blu-ray and Digital releases come packaged with over 80 minutes of fascinating, never-before-seen bonus materials, including five behind-the-scenes featurettes, five deleted scenes, hilarious outtakes, part two of the comical mockumentary “Team Thor,” audio commentary, and an exclusive look at the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Between limited edition SteelBook packaging and exclusive extra content, “Doctor Strange” has you covered with these retailer exclusives! At Best Buy, pick up a specially marked Doctor Strange limited edition SteelBook featuring art based on the The Book of Cagliostro and the Eye of Agamotto. For exclusive behind-the-scenes digital content, head over to Target where specially marked Blu-ray combo packs include exclusive access to “Defying Reality: The Art and Visual Effects of Doctor Strange”—a featurette only available through Target.

Doctor Strange has long been a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe. We’ll take an in-depth look at the film’s astral dimensions which take fans further into worlds with unlimited possibilities. We’ll explore the comic book origins and groundbreaking illustrations from Steve Ditko as well as the differences between the publishing and cinematic incarnations. This featurette will give audiences a new insight to the level of detail and commitment that went into creating dimensions where the possibilities are endless.

Pre-order Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange” Steelbook on Blu-ray now at Best Buy!

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The film boasts an award-winning cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game,” “Black Mass”) as Dr. Stephen Strange, Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “Triple 9”) as Mordo, Rachel McAdams (“Spotlight,” “Southpaw”) as Dr. Christine Palmer, Benedict Wong (“The Martian,” “Prometheus”) as Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg (“A Serious Man,” “Steve Jobs”) as Dr. Nicodemus West, Benjamin Bratt (“Traffic,” “Piñero”) as Jonathan Pangborn, and Scott Adkins (“El Gringo,” “The Expendables 2”) as Lucian/Strong Zealot, with Mads Mikkelsen (“The Hunt,” “Casino Royale”) as Kaecilius and Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton (2007 Best Supporting Actress, “Michael Clayton”; “Julia”) as The Ancient One.

Bonus Features*:

DIGITAL HD & BLU-RAY:

  • Featurettes
    • A Strange Transformation – Open your eye to a new dimension of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and see how the filmmakers brought one of comic books’ greatest characters to life.
    • Strange Company – Find out what it’s like for the cast to work on a Marvel film, and how Director Scott Derrickson engineered one of the most ambitious, imaginative films ever.
    • The Fabric of Reality – Take a closer look at the movie’s extraordinary sets, meticulously crafted costumes and amazingly detailed production elements.
    • Across Time and Space – Explore the countless hours of dance and fight choreography the actors endured in preparation for their physically demanding roles.
    • The Score-cerer Supreme – Join Composer Michael Giacchino and a full orchestra during live recording sessions, and experience the movie’s mind-bending music.
  • Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look – Get an early peek at Marvel’s spectacular upcoming films, including Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”
  • Team Thor: Part 2 – See more of the hilarious partnership between Thor and his roommate Darryl in this satirical short.
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Strange Meets Daniel Drumm
    • Kaecilius Searches for Answers
    • The Kamar-Taj Courtyard
    • Making Contact
    • Lost in Kathmandu
  • Gag Reel
  • Audio Commentary by Director Scott Derrickson

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE:

  • Through the Keyhole: The Science of the MCU – Discover how Marvel grounds all its films in real science, and explore the connection between science, magic and imagination.

From Marvel Studios comes Doctor Strange, the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident renders his hands useless. When traditional medicine fails him, he travels to the remote Kamar-Taj in search of a cure, but instead discovers the mystical arts and becomes a powerful sorcerer battling dark forces bent on destroying our reality.

Scott Derrickson (“Deliver Us from Evil,” “Sinister”) is directing with Kevin Feige, p.g.a., producing. Louis D’Esposito, Stephen Broussard, Victoria Alonso, Charles Newirth and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Jon Spaihts (“The Darkest Hour,” “Prometheus”) and Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill (“Sinister,” “Sinister 2”).

The talented team of filmmakers assembled for “Doctor Strange” includes Ben Davis (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), cinematographer; Charles Wood (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), production designer; Alexandra Byrne (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), costume designer; Wyatt Smith (“Into the Woods,” “Ricki and the Flash”) and Sabrina Plisco (“Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,” “Charlotte’s Web”), editors; Stephane Ceretti (Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Thor: The Dark World”), visual effects supervisor; and Paul Corbould (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), special effects supervisor.

*Bonus features may vary by retailer. The DVD does not include any bonus materials.

Pre-order your copy of “Doctor Strange” now and make sure to follow @DrStrange on Twitter and like “Doctor Strange” on Facebook! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all the latest news and updates on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Emmy winner and Golden Globe and SAG nominee joins all-star cast!

Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” in the role of N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past.

Brown recently won an Emmy Award and is Golden Globe-nominated for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” The veteran stage and screen actor also garnered Screen Actors Guild and NAACP Image award nominations for the role as well as for the critically acclaimed TV show “This Is Us.”

Directed by Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station,” “Creed”), “Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman in the title role alongside Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, and Florence Kasumba. The film arrives in theaters on February 16, 2018.

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Spidey swings into action with your first look at the film!

Fresh from his debut in “Captain America: Civil War,” Spidey launches into action with his new solo adventure in the first trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” in theaters July 7!

With Iron Man teaching him the ropes–or should we say webs–of the super hero business, the Webslinger faces off against the menace of the Vulture while juggling his school and social life.

Take a gander at all the action above, and keep your eyes right here on Marvel.com for the latest on “Spider-Man: Homecoming”!

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Get a chance to go to the premiere of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'!

Want to support a good cause AND potentially win the opportunity to see the stars on the red carpet yourself?

For only three more days, Marvel Studios will donate $15 to Save The Children when you upload a photo to MarvelStudiosHeroActs.com, and they’ll give an extra $15 if you share to Facebook or Twitter!

Each photo you post is a chance to win a trip for two to the Hollywood Premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”!

Hear more from Chris Pratt and Director James Gunn themselves, and head over to MarvelStudiosHeroActs.com to join in!

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Get A Sneak Peek at the Film, in Theaters July 7!

Tomorrow, Spider-Man comes home. Tune into Jimmy Kimmel Live for a first look at the trailer. Get your first look at Happy Hogan presenting Spider-Man with an minor upgraded suit courtesy of Tony Stark in a new teaser! “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” swings into theaters July 7, 2017!

Be on the lookout for the trailer tomorrow and stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” and keep up with @SpiderManMovie on Twitter and Spider-Man on Facebook!

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The Fate of the Universe Lies on the Shoulders of the Galaxy's Greatest Adventurers

It’s showtime. During the CCXP Brazil, director James Gunn shared with his panel audience the teaser trailer for Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Watch it above. Obviously.

Also, take a look at the video with James Gunn and Chris Pratt below for a chance to walk the Red Carpet of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Upload your photo to MarvelStudiosHeroActs.com between now and December 10 and we’ll donate $15 to Save The Children for every post.

Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits earthbound theaters May 5, 2017. Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and keep up with @Guardians on Twitter and Guardians of the Galaxy on Facebook!

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Enjoy a new episode of the official Marvel podcast, with the latest on comics, TV, and more!

We’ve got a brand new episode of This Week in Marvel to get you through the long holiday weekend!

Ben and Ryan take a look at this week’s comics, including STAR WARS, ULTIMATES 2, and more! Christine gives an update from the west coast! Blake and Ben interview Drumma Boy. Plus, Ryan and Ben chat NOVA in #TWIMURC!

Read THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER  for the next This Week in Marvel Unlimited Reading Club and share your thoughts using the hashtag #TWIMURC!

Download episode #265 of This Week in Marvel from Marvel.com, check out Marvel Podcast Centralgrab the TWiM RSS feed and subscribe to This Week in Marvel on iTunes, so you never miss an episode! We are now also on Soundcloud! Head over now to our new hub to listen to the full run of This Week in Marvel including our latest episode!

This Week in Marvel will focus on delivering all the Marvel info on news and new releases–from comics to video games to toys to TV to film and beyond! New episodes will be released every Thursday (or so) and TWiM is co-hosted by Marvel VP & Executive Editor of Digital Media Ryan “Agent M” Penagos and Marvel Editorial Director of Digital Media Ben Morse, along with Marvel.com Editor Marc Strom, Marvel.com Assistant Editor Christine Dinh, and Manager of Video & Content Production Blake Garris. We also want your feedback, as well as questions for us to answer on future episodes!  Tweet your questions, comments and thoughts about TWiM to @AgentM@BenJMorse, @chrissypedia or @Marvel with the hashtag #ThisWeekinMarvel!

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The actor talks Spider-Man, his new film Dog Eat Dog and more!

Actor Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Shadow of the Vampire”) joins Blake to talk about his new film “Dog Eat Dog,” the fan reaction for “Spider-Man” years after it’s release and more!
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Download episode #263.5 of This Week in Marvel from Marvel.com, check out Marvel Podcast Central, grab the TWiM RSS feed and subscribe to This Week in Marvel on iTunes or Soundcloud! Head over now to our new hub to listen to the full run of This Week in Marvel including our latest episode!

This Week in Marvel focuses on delivering all the Marvel info on news and new releases–from comics to video games to toys to TV to film and beyond! New episodes will be released every Tuesday and Thursday (or so) and TWiM is co-hosted by Marvel VP Executive Editor of Digital Media Ryan “Agent M” Penagos and Editorial Director of Marvel Digital Media Ben Morse with Manager, Video & Content Production: Blake Garris, Editor Marc Strom, and Assistant Editor Christine Dinh. We also want your feedback, as well as questions for us to answer on future episodes! Tweet your questions, comments and thoughts about TWiM to @AgentM, @BenJMorse, @blakegarris or @Marvel with the hashtag #ThisWeekinMarvel!

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An Academy Award nominee joins the cast!

Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.” Bassett, who currently stars in “American Horror Story,” will play Ramonda, mother of T’Challa, aka Black Panther.

Directed by Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station,” “Creed”), “Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman in the title role alongside Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, and Florence Kasumba. The film arrives in theaters on February 16, 2018.

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