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When Joss Whedonís The Avengers came out in 2012, it truly delivered on being a true action-packed blockbuster, and its sequel, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, promises to not only live up to that legacy, but expand it. Need proof? Just check out all of the awesome action in this brand new TV spot:
Chadwick Boseman may have recently won himself the coveted role of Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the 38-year-old actor doesnít have a Golden Globe or an Oscar under his belt. After playing James Brown in Get On Up, his performance was one of those that got snubbed. But heís not letting that get him down, because being a superhero is way better, according to him.
Fans have long been wondering if there's any chance we might one day see a big screen version of Namor The Submariner and have been asking about him for years. Sadly, new information suggests that we are still a long ways away from actually seeing an adaptation happen.
Captain America: Civil War was one of the bigger news items to come out of Marvelís massive announcement of the Phase Three slate. As one of Marvelís screenwriters reminded us recently, weíll see the first seeds of discord planted in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Ant-Man will include many lighthearted moments interspersed among the superhero and heist elements. One of these humorous scenes will be a sparring match between Scott Lang and Hank Pymís daughter Hope Van Dyne.
In an interesting discussion of something that could have been, Obi-Wan Kenobi was almost cast as Doctor Strange. Yes, Ewan McGregor, the actor who played the great Jedi warrior in the Star Wars prequels was actually at one point quite close to playing Marvelís Sorcerer Supreme. And he has now looked back on his brief opportunity to nab the role.
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When the third solo film for Marvelís juiced, justice-seeking, integrity-oozing Avenger, hits next year, our hero might cross another of his signature comic book nemeses off the list. With the addition of Daniel Bruhl, speculation began running rampant as to the identity of his character. Well, it looks like Bruhl will be donning the purple mantle of none other this iconic Cap villain.
It's hard to imagine Avengers: Infinity War without Joss Whedon. Itíd be a shame to see him drop out before seeing the fruits of his labor with the big battle against Thanos, but it seems like Avengers: Age of Ultron will be the last one he tackles.
Toby Stephens may be more likely to don a pirate hat than to put on a full spandex body suit, due to his role as Captain Flint in Black Sails. But that didn't stop the actor from voicing his interest in suiting up as a Marvel superhero in a recent interview.
Some say heís playing the villain, others say itís still up in the air who heíll be, although it will definitely be a leading role. This leaves plenty of options from the good Doctorís cast of allies and enemies for the Oscar nominee to play.
With the release of Marvel mega-sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron creeping up ever so imminently, one would think that us fans have gotten a proper read on the scope of the filmís ambitions. However, recent comments from cast member, Paul Bettany serve to remind us in the most immediate way possible that this movie is going to be FREAKING HUGE!
Writer/director James Gunn was on hand for a recent Q&A session to discuss some secrets of his hit 2014 film Guardians Of The Galaxy. During the live commentary, held on Facebook, Gunn commented on Star-Lord's clever, dirty little overtly-sexual innuendo that Disney chose to leave in, shocking audiences everywhere.
Since being officially announced as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch has been all alone on the cast list for the upcoming Scott Derrickson-directed solo film, but now it sounds like he may soon have a co-star. What's more, it's someone that the Sherlock star has already had the pleasure of working with.
Anthony Mackie has an interesting approach when it comes to dealing with his Marvel bosses on ideas regarding his character The Falcon.
Falcon was one of the standout characters from Captain America: The Winter Soldier. While his return in next yearís Captain America: Civil War has been confirmed, there are still questions about whether the subject of Capís new bromance will show up in this summerís The Avengers: Age of Ultron
Marvel publisher Dan Buckley is admitting that there are aspects of the current comic books that have taken ideas from the various films.
Perhaps the most indirect effect of the success of Guardians Of The Galaxy is the renewed public interest in one of Marvel's more second string characters, Howard The Duck. James Gunn has sparked a new round of duck fever for audiences far and wide, and one could see it impacting the future of the MCU.
Ant-Man star, Judy Greer discusses the role comedy will play in the upcoming Marvel summer epic.
Despite Stewartís time down indie film row, she wonít leave bigger budget films out of the picture completely, and claims she would love to play a role in a this Marvel movie.
After cracking the Billboard 200 last summer, the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack has reached a sales milestone.
Paul Thomas Anderson is known for making ultra-serious, lately very complicated movies for film lovers. Itís highly unlikely, in this day and age of multi billion-dollar, summer blockbuster movies, that heíll ever make one of the highest grossing films of the year. As a result, some may assume this means the auteur looks down on superhero movies but this is not the case.
In recent months, weíve seen reports about actors getting into talks with Marvel only to balk at the idea of signing long multi-picture deals Ė the performers fearing that locking themselves to a role might prevent them from pursuing other creative endeavors. This is definitely not an issue for Chris Hemsworth.
In case you havenít noticed, superhero movies are all the rage and have bene dominating the box office. Marvel is finding such huge success with its cinematic universe surrounding the Avengers, and itís got stuff in the works all the way through 2018.
It seems that rumors which supposedly confirmed the long-awaited addition of Spider-Manís to the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been premature. Find out what Sony had to say.