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With Marvel’s Phase Three beginning next year, it stands to reason that certain MCU characters, be they old or new, will get the chance to up their game and become more prominent as the years pass. Here are the folks we think will fill those roles.
Though there are a lot of moving parts to juggle in the massive superhero extravaganza, paying attention to the little details Whedon and his actors brought to the characters and the action will make you appreciate their effort – and the movie – all the more.
Despite rumors that Chris Evans will be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe permanently after his contract runs out, the actor has suggested he may want to stick around as Captain America for a little longer.
Stephen Colbert and George Lucas are sitting opposite each other having an intense conversation. The setting is the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. The topic is Howard the Duck.
The epicness of Avengers: Age of Ultron is set to hit in just two short weeks. However, looking ahead, a rumor about next year’s Captain America: Civil War implies that Brock Rumlow, played by Frank Grillo in the last Cap movie, could become even more important to the Civil War storyline than everyone previously thought.
Tony Stark and Steve Rogers won’t be the only heroes feuding with each other in Captain America: Civil War. Other characters will choose sides in the titular conflict, and new information has come out about who may be siding with whom.
We've seen Black Widow kick some serious A.I. ass, we’ve seen Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver deliver some “age of miracles” realness, and we’ve seen Captain America fling a motorcycle at at a bunch of baddies. Now it’s time for War Machine to enter the fray, thanks to a new TV spot for Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Serving as an important litmus test regarding the limits of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy was a risky project whose success ultimately paid off tremendously. Now, as production for its upcoming gets underway, a curious tidbit has surfaced surrounding its title. It is being reported that the sequel production is currently working under the rather provocative name, Guardians 3000.
For now, we'll get to see Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron in a just a couple weeks time, beginning on May 1. By the looks of the trailers, she'll have a lot more involvement in the events to come.
The thing about the Avengers sequel, though, is that the audience has been pre-sold, thanks to incredible work Marvel has done building its Cinematic Universe up to this point. Do you need to see more of Age of Ultron by this point to decide whether you will buy a ticket or not?
Thanos will finally get the chance to shine as the main antagonist in Avengers: Infinity War. However, he won’t be fighting the Marvel heroes alone.
Making a follow up to a massive blockbuster has to be stressful. You want to capture what people loved about the first film, but not just rehash what came before. That’s the position James Gunn finds himself in, but he says there is only one thing that really worries him as he tries to follow up Guardians of the Galaxy.
We know that Avengers: Age of Ultron is going to be grim and harrowing as the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes battle their most sinister foe to date, but it’s not all doom and gloom and danger. There are moments of levity, as you can see in this clip where the gang plays a rousing game of “Lift Thor’s Hammer.”
If you pride yourself on being able to spot each of the Easter Eggs in all the Marvel films, don’t expect to see many of them in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
To this point, the relationship between Marvel Studios films and television series has largely been a one way street: characters and storylines from the movies have affected shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, though we have not yet seen those same shows influencing the stories on the big screen. But while this is the current status quo, we may soon see a shift.
Marvel and Sony have their work cut out for giving fans and general moviegoers something new for the next live-action Spider-Man. That’s why they’re looking to Batman Begins for inspiration on Peter Parker’s future.
After directing the two biggest installments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joss Whedon is ready to retire. However, while Joe and Anthony Russo are set to helm Avengers: Infinity War, there’s still a chance Whedon could be involved in some capacity.
It looks like the task of creating a solo Hulk movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is more complicated than we realized. Marvelites have been dying to know why the House of M won’t give the new Bruce Banner his own standalone outing, but according to Ruffalo, it’s out of Marvel’s hands at the moment.
We’ve seen the big Hulkbuster vs. Hulk showdown. But now it’s time for Ultron to face his father. Watch the villainous sentient robot battle Stark in a new Avengers 2 clip.
Captain Marvel may not be a character in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but it won't be too long before we get to see her on the big screen. Marvel Studios has announced that the character will be getting her very own solo movie in 2018, and they are in the midst of enlisting screenwriters to work on the script.