The Avengers 2: What We Know So Far About Age Of Ultron
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the most ambitious film franchises put together by a studio, and perhaps the best thing about it is how every move made within it continues to build and add toward something bigger and better. With each new story we learn more and more about the world behind the silver screen, and we are always left with a perfect mix of satisfaction and want for more. Because of the intricate details of the comic book world, anything is possible, and itís great fun to speculate about the implications of every twist, turn and maneuver as they lead to Marvel Studiosí second big landmark film: The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The journey to the next the next superhero team-up film has already begun with the release of Shane Blackís Iron Man 3 and Alan Taylorís Thor: The Dark World, but weíre still salivating with anticipation for Joe and Anthony Russoís Captain America: The Winter Soldier and James Gunnís Guardians of the Galaxy. This year will have a huge impact on the future of the MCU, but what do we know so far and how will it lead to next summerís super blockbuster? What is the latest development with all of the characters involved? Read on below as I break it all down!
Joss WhedonJoss Whedon is the only non-fictional person/being who gets his own section on this list, but that should just stress how important he is to the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and, therefore The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In August 2012 it was revealed that the writer/director had signed a three-year deal with Marvel Studios that not only locked him in to both write and direct a sequel to his first massively successful blockbuster, but to serve as a guide for Phase Two. Heís been working on the script for The Avengers sequel for a long time now, and with production getting set to start up soon heís likely putting the finishing touches on the script while organizing the schedule and getting ready to roll cameras. Letís explore what he has to work with, shall we?
Iron ManFollowing the events of Iron Man 3 weíre not really sure what the future holds for Tony Stark and his armor. At the end of Shane Blackís film, the character has his suit-powering arc reactor removed from his chest, blows up all of his suits, and seemingly leaves behind the ruins of his Malibu home/workshop. The final title card of the movie reads "Tony Stark Will Return," but does that mean that the man will and the machine wonít? Could the absence of Iron Man be a void that is filled by Don Cheadle and Iron Patriot/War Machine? At the very least we do know that Robert Downey Jr. will be returning. The actor has signed a deal with the studio for both The Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Avengers 3, so weíll still have many more years to enjoy the starís brand of wit.
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