Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron Footage - When Can You See It?

By Sean O'Connell 2014-07-28 14:17:44discussion comments
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You didnít make it to San Diego Comic-Con this year, so you werenít able to see the The Avengers: Age of Ultron footage shown in Hall H. But you tracked the panel at home using social media, you read the descriptions of what was shown, and you are DYING to know when you will finally be able to see it with your own eyes.

I have mildly bad news for you.

"Not for a while," said Marvel President Kevin Feige, who sat down with us for an exclusive interview about all things Marvel at Comic-Con. When I mentioned how buzz swirling out of Hall H usually excites fans tracking a movieís details from home, he admitted that a trailer or footage for Joss Whedonís The Avengers: Age of Ultron wouldnít be coming to theaters or the Internet until "later, much later."

I know. Iím sorry. It really sucks.

Itís not usual for a major blockbuster to tease their concepts a year away from release. And while the May 1 date of Age of Ultron is, roughly, 10 months away, Kevin Feige and Marvel still have a lot on their plate in terms of promotion before they even start discussing the second The Avengers. For example, they have Guardians of the Galaxy opening in theaters on August 1. Reviews have been positive, but Feige made it clear that after Comic-Con, Marvelís emphasis will fall right back on James Gunnís movie, hoping to ensure that it is a major success.

Then, it will be on to The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Part of it might be that the sequel to the highest-grossing Marvel Studios movie to date ($623 million domestically) doesnít need that much promotion. Fans know that itís coming, and its prime release date at the start opf the 2015 summer blockbuster season means that the marketing machine will be in high gear soon enough.

But itís hard, when you are sitting outside of Hall H looking in, to hear about amazing footage and realize it will be a while before you are able to check it out. I wish I had better news. But Feige repeats that it will be "a while" before footage makes its way outside of San Diego, so patience will be a virtue.

While you wait to see the Age of Ultron footage for yourself, check out our detailed description of everything Avengers 2 showed off at Comic-Con right here.
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