Avengers Sequel, Batman-Superman Hint At Possible Filming Locations

By Sean O'Connell 2014-01-24 09:11:25discussion comments
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Avengers location

Now THAT looks like an evil villainís sinister lair.

In reality, it is the Bard Fortress in northern Italy, which BadTaste.it (via ComingSoon) reveals will serve as a shooting location for Joss Whedonís The Avengers: Age of Ultron beginning in March. The Governor of Valle d'Aosta, Augusto Rollandin, reportedly held a press conference revealing the Avengers news, though there was no clear indication about what would be filmed here. If I had to hazard a guess, Iíd say that this ominous fortress could house Baron Wolfgang von Strucker and the forces of HYDRA, which are expected to be a major component of the sequel. I mean just look at this place!

Avengers location 2

Not one to be outdone, Zack Snyder also has been snooping around potential locations for his still-untitled Batman-Superman movie, even though it has been pushed back to 2016. We know that the movie expects to film in Michigan, but HenryCavillOnline tracked down a few images of Snyder specifically scouting the Eli and Edith Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State. And when you are on the campus of MSU, you HAVE to pose with head menís basketball coach Tom Izzo. Naturally.

Snyder Izzo

As for the structure itself, if absolutely looks like something out of Kal-Elís home planet. Too modern for Metropolis, I think, but maybe Snyder needs a headquarters for an eventual Lex Luthor? That lobby (below) looks like it could be a board room for LexCorp. Or Wayne Enterprise?

Snyder Izzo

Snyder Izzo

Pre-production continues to roll on each blockbuster. The Avengers sequel arrives long before Snyderís movie, opening everywhere on May 1, 2015. For now, Batman-Superman opens on May 6, 2016Ö though that date is written in sand, and the tide is always rising.
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