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Warner Bros. Developing Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman Films And More To...

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Earlier this week, we reported that Warner Bros. has is responding to the success of Marvel’s The Avengers by gearing up for their own superhero supergroup film: DC’s Justice League.   Word has already trickled out that the team-up film will be “dark and mature,” a la Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy; now it seems that Warner Bros. is set to take a page from the...

'Thor 2' Villain Will Be Played By Mads Mikkelsen Of 'Casino Royale'

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Marvel Studios are on a roll, having already cast not one, but three different villains for Iron Man 3 – and now they’ve announced Casino Royale baddie Mads Mikkelsen will be playing an as-yet unknown villain in Thor 2. However, fans will be happy to know Tom Hiddleston will also be back as Loki, and is said to still have a big part as...

Joss Whedon Wants To Add More Female Superheroes To 'The Avengers 2'

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Between such works as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse, Joss Whedon is known for featuring strong female characters in his TV shows and films.  And while The Avengers did have Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow kicking ass and helping to save the world, the film was still a festival of testosterone between Thor, Iron Man,...

'The Avengers' Smashes $1 Billion Mark In Under 20 Days

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We get it, The Avengers—people like you.  People like you a lot.  But $1 billion in global box office receipts in 19 days?  Now you’re just showing off, Tony Stark-style.  Turns out people really, really want to see four superheroes (plus one athletic super-spy and one pointless dude with a bow and arrow) beat the hell out of New York City.

Disney Officially Announces 'The Avengers 2' (Of Course)

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MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS
After The Avengers hit us with a massive $207 million opening weekend (grossing a worldwide $700 million), it should be no surprise that Disney/Marvel has officially announced the obvious; a sequel is on the way.  Of course, we already knew a sequel would be on the way (Marvel rarely stops at just one, and its stars are all signed to multi-film contracts); this is...

Joss Whedon Promises 30 Minutes Of New Footage For Three-Hour 'Avengers'...

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If the box office is any indication (and it is), a lot of you enjoyed The Avengers this weekend.  And even though the record-breaking superhero film is already 2.5 hours long, fans are already clamoring for more.  While it’s a bit early for sequel news, director Joss Whedon is promising a three-hour director’s cut of The Avengers with 30 minutes of new...

'The Avengers' Scores $18.7 Million In Midnight Screening Ticket Sales

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Not that it’s any surprise, but in case you were curious, The Avengers took in nearly $20 million from midnight showings on Thursday night, entering a pantheon of memorable blockbuster films that set records for their midnight-premiere screenings: The Dark Knight, The Hunger Games and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.

New 'Avengers' Clip Features Black Widow Hiring The Hulk

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We’re just under two weeks until the official release of The Avengers, one of the most anticipated films of 2012.  The Joss Whedon-directed superhero film features such Marvel hotshots as Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye teaming up to defend Earth from the threat posed by Thor’s villainous brother, Loki.  And in a new clip from the film, you can...

Japanese 'Avengers' Trailer Reveals New Footage, New Villains, And New Base...

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Back in February, we received a new Avengers trailer that featured a bevy of new footage containing the Hulk, Loki, and a ton of action, and it was, quite frankly, pretty exciting.  But then Japan went and received a trailer with even more new footage, stealing all of our thunder with new shots of the film’s otherworldy villains, the SHIELD mobile base, and the Avengers’...

New 'Avengers' Trailer Features More Action, More Villains And More Hulk

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After dropping an official poster on us on Tuesday, today Marvel has unloaded their newest The Avengers trailer, chock full of Robert Downey Jr-isms, dramatic music, more Hulk, more villains, and thankfully, very little of Cap America’s silly, decidedly un-cinematic uniform.  Check out the full trailer below!

Two New 'Avengers' Pictures Are Released; Captain America's Suit Isn't...

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MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS
Last month, we showed you five new pictures from The Avengers, featuring stars Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, and Scarlet Johansson looking at things very, very dramatically.   They didn’t really indicate much in the way of plot (beyond the fact that the Avengers are going to, you know, assemble at some point), but hey, we...

Thor 2 Gets New Writer

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After making nearly $450 worldwide, Thor was considered successful enough for Marvel to green-light a sequel. But since making that decision, they've had a lot of trouble keeping a team together. The latest add-on is screenwriter Robert Rodat (according to Deadline Hollywood), who is reworking the script for director Alan Taylor for Thor 2....

ScreenCrave's Top 10 Worst Films and Trends of 2011

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Joshamee Gibbs and Captain Jack Sparrow
With year-end worst of lists, it’s rarely fun to pick on films that are dead and buried. Is it really worth rehashing why I Am Number Four or Apollo 18 are bad movies?  In five years no one's going to remember those films, to say nothing of Shark Night or One Day. in fact it's likely...

'The Avengers' Full Trailer Has Been Released

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Well, it’s finally here—the trailer for the Marvel Films juggernaut in which they mash together the Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Thor, and Captain America films into a gargantuan, two-hour plus sandwich of explosions, Robert Downey Jr. quips, unconvincing Hulk CGI, and Scarlett Johansson doing things in tights:  The Avengers.  Toss in some...

'Monster' Director To Helm 'Thor 2'?

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Huh—seems as if Marvel Studios is looking to continue their new tradition of having wildly talented directors of dramatic, emotionally searing films direct a movie about a blonde guy with a cape who swings a big hammer real hard.  At least, according to Entertainment Weekly, who has it that Patty Jenkins—the woman behind the grueling and...

New DVD Releases: Thor, Glee, Star Wars

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DVD is on overdrive this week with new feature releases, droves of TV on DVD and a couple of special editions too big to ignore. Yes, Star Wars is here on Blu-Ray, so rev up your comments engines for an assault on George Lucas filled with more vitriol than Jabba had for Han. Yes, even the DVD picks column isn't safe from the Lucas-hating Trolls! Check it all out...

Summer Report Card: Harry Potter and Transformers Win The Box Office

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Summer officially ends this weekend as Labor Day signals that kids are going back to school, and that temperatures will begin dropping. This was a big summer for movies, with Harry Potter 7.2, Transformers 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean 4 making more than a billion dollars worldwide. Much of the big money titles were...

First Look At 'The Avengers' Leaks, And It's Horrible

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Well, after months of breathless rumors and conjecture about the film, the first bit of Avengers artwork was released today.  The film, set for release on May 4, 2012 and starring Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Jeremy...

Box Office Predictions: Kung Fu Panda To Fight Hangover For #1

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After last weekend solid debut from Johnny Depp's POTC: On Strangers Tide, the summer box office season kick into high gear as the 4 day memorial day box office weekend sees the release of the follow up to the mega smash The Hangover with the The Hangover 2, Kung Fu Panda 2 all...

Weekend Box Office: Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Arrives With A Bang!

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Whoa! Forget the bald bad asses and comic-book heroes, this weekend the pirates have shown who's truly boss. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides arrived with a bang. The much anticipated Disney sequel is now the film with the highest grossing opening weekend of 2011 (a title that previously belonged to Fast Five). To our surprise,...