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'The Avengers: Age Of Ultron': Agent Coulson Won't Appear, But Nick Fury...

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Well, now that Joss Whedon has kicked things up a notch by announcing The Avengers: Age of Ultron as the name of the upcoming Avengers sequel, and that the robot Ultron will be the villain, and that Ant-Man won’t be in the film, we’re now beginning the two-year cycle in which we brutally nit-pick every possible and potential factoid and spoiler concerning the film, because, what...

Comic-Con 2013: 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' To Have New Villain Origin, No...

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While it may not have been the single biggest bit of information released at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con (that title is reserved for the upcoming Batman and Superman film), the news that The Avengers sequel will be titled The Avengers: Age of Ultron and will feature Ultron as its Big Bad was certainly the biggest bomb dropped at the Marvel panel at the Con.  And now, as the...

Comic-Con 2013: Cobie Smulders Joins 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.', Vin Diesel...

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It's only Friday, and there have already been tons of surprising news coming out of Comic-Con. The latest from Marvel is that Cobie Smulders will be reprising her Avengers role of Maria Hill in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Also, Vin Diesel, who has been hinting that he's going to appear in one of Marvel's upcoming projects, addressed the rumors (that he started). More details on...

'The Avengers 2': Don't Expect Loki Or His God-Mullet To Return

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Despite the fact that we’re still two years away from The Avengers 2’s official release, seeing as how The Avengers was one of the most successful films of all time, well… there’s a lot of endless speculation going on about the plot, about the cast, about the characters, etc.  Hence, this article, in which we discuss writer-director Joss Whedon’s recalcitrance at...

Joss Whedon: 'Avengers 2' And 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Will Not Cross Over...

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Just yesterday, we reported to you that Joss Whedon was extremely excited about director James Gunn’s vision for Marvel’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, a wacky film about an intergalactic superhuman police force that includes a sentient tree and a talking, gun-toting raccoon.  And since it is rumored that Thanos (the big bad guy in The Avengers’ post-credits teaser) will...

Joss Whedon: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Is "About The Raccoon And The Tree"

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One of the hardest things for filmgoers to wrap their heads around, concerning Marvel’s upcoming superhero space police film Guardians of the Galaxy, is that two of the main characters are a talking raccoon and a walking, talking tree.  Yes, a tree and a raccoon are two of the film’s big heroes.   It’s weird.

Nathan Fillion Talks About Why He Hasn't Been A Major Superhero

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Well if we were talking to Captain Hammer, he would declare that he's the world's best (good looking) superhero. Still, that hasn't stopped the Firefly loving fan base to question why hasn't their Captain Malcolm Reynolds, aka Nathan Fillion, taken on a bigger superhero like Green Lantern or whatever other character comes to mind when it pertains to fantasy casting. 

Much Ado About Nothing: Movie Review

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Joss Whedon's always had a thing for Shakespeare, staging readings of the Bard's plays at his house with the help of his many actor friends. What better way to spend some of that sweet Avengers money, than by putting that love up on the big screen? Cue his latest film, Much Ado About Nothing.

Joss Whedon: 'Avengers 2' Won't Happen Without Robert Downey Jr. As Iron...

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Due to the fact that Robert Downey Jr.’s contract with Marvel is now up following his completion of Iron Man 3, the actor is reportedly in renegotiations to appear in The Avengers 2 and The Avengers 3, and is apparently pushing hard to receive something close to the hundreds of millions he managed to make off of the original Avengers.  But with Iron...

Joss Whedon Unhappy About The Small Amount of Female Superheroes In Film

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Joss Whedon has always admired fictional women who are not only smart and beautiful but know how to kick butt. A majority of his female characters fit just that description, from his days working on Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Black Widow on The Avengers. Now he's openly talking out about his hatred for the rest of the superhero movie community and how generally pissed...

'Avengers 2': Joss Whedon Talks About The Villain, And Topping The First...

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As is the case with nearly every superhero film in preproduction, fans of The Avengers are desperately trying to deduce who writer and director Joss Whedon will place in The Avengers 2 as the film’s Big Bad.  And considering the fact that Marvel comics super-heavy Thanos appeared in the first film’s post-credits scene, many are banking on the Mad Titan wreaking havoc on...

'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Adds Quicksilver... Who Is Also In 'The...

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So, this is an interesting day in the world of comic book films: Bryan Singer, who is currently directing X-Men: Days of Future Past (the film the bridges the gap between the original X-Men film trilogy and X-Men First Class via some time travel/parallel universes), tweeted that he has added Evan Peters (American Horror...

'The Avengers 2': Joss Whedon Straightens Out The Latest Rumors

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The rumor mill has been going crazy as of late. We're not entirely sure what is going on with the cast of characters for The Avengers 2 other than knowing that most of the regulars will be returning for the sequel. Now Joss Whedon has spoken up, saying that we may see a couple of new X-Men centric faces including another familiar one which many fans at this point...

'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Full Trailer: Lots Of Attractive People...

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Earlier this week, we saw the first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the ABC TV series that will expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the realm of the small screen, and feature Agent Coulson teaming up with a ragtag band of misfits who will eventually become a family while battling evil, because that’s what happens in almost every Joss Whedon-led project. ...

Mark Ruffalo Speaks Out On Marvel's Phase 2 Recasting Rumors

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Ever since Iron Man 3 came out in theaters, there's been a number of rumors floating around saying that we may not have the same actors playing a couple of our favorite Marvel characters in their upcoming films. Fans have been panicking over the possibility that Tony Stark and company could be played by different people, but maybe that won't be in our immediate future like some have...

'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV Series Trailer: Agent Coulson Goes...

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A lot is happening very quickly in the world of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel’s mouthful of a new TV series/ small screen expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  First: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been unsurprisingly picked up by ABC to air this fall.  Moreover, we now have an official cast picture and insignia (see above); and even more...

'The Avengers 2': Will Saoirse Ronan Be Cast As Scarlet Witch?

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Because Joss Whedon has cautiously let the entire world know that X-Men and sometimes Avengers comic book characters Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver will be appearing in The Avengers 2 (rather, they’re in the current draft, at least), it’s now time to let the rampant speculation begin as to who will take the role of the two new Avengers—because simply waiting to find out when the...

'The Avengers 2': Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch Are Confirmed

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Last month, we reported that Joss Whedon, when discussing his newest draft for The Avengers 2 script, stated that “I’ve got these two characters, two of my favorite characters from the comic book, a brother-sister act.  They’re in the movie.”  Many (including us) speculated that this was a reference to Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, a mutant brother and sister due who, while...

Joss Whedon Will Give Us More Thanos In 'The Avengers 2'

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Now that we're officially in Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plenty of fans have been chattering away over how Marvel and company could possibly top what they did in The Avengers. Then again, fans like myself won't really question how Joss Whedon will be able to outdo himself since he delivered so well the last time. We know who The Avengers will face next. Actually, will...

'Avengers 2': Joss Whedon Hints At New Heroes Joining The Avengers

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After promising that “awful things” will happen to the Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye during an interview about The Avengers 2 earlier this month, Joss Whedon has let even more details slip about his upcoming superhero sequel to one of the most financially successful films of all time.  Want some spoiler-y information because you just can’t...