The sequel -- returning Chris Hemsworth as the hammer-wielding superhero -- landed in North America and China Friday after opening in much of the world last weekend.
The Disney empire is enjoying a prosperous Friday as Marvel Studios' Thor: The Dark World continues its global assault, hoping to cross $300 million at the worldwide box office by Sunday.
Returning Chris Hemsworth in the title role, Thor 2 opened in North American on Thursday night, grossing a hearty $7.1 million. Based on the strength of Friday traffic, the 3D tentpole should have no trouble crossing $80 million in its domestic debut to score one of the top November openings of all time.
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