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[30 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
James Spader to Play Ultron in Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Emmy-award winning actor James Spader (Boston Legal, The Practice) has been cast as the villain Ultron in the highly anticipated Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The film is the sequel to 2012’s Marvel’s The Avengers. Joss Whedon – the writer/director of The Avengers – returns as the writer/director for this second installment. In the movie the heroes are once again brought together to face one of their greatest enemies, Ultron.
At Comic-Con earlier this summer a clip announcing the film’s title featured Iron Man’s mask transforming in Ultron’s head, leading some to …

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[21 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Marvel Reveals 'Avengers 2' Title and More at San Diego Comic-Con | ]
Marvel Reveals 'Avengers 2' Title and More at San Diego Comic-Con

The 2013 San Diego Comic-Con was held this weekend, and, as usual, Marvel Studios did not disappoint as they presented their upcoming films to fans. In addition to giving fans a sneak peek at some exclusive footage from Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Guardians of the Galaxy, the presentation also revealed the title of the highly anticipated sequel to The Avengers.
In addition to the previously-announced panel discussions and sneak peeks for the sequels to Thor and Captain America, the Marvel Studios presentation also took fans …

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[25 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Robert Downey Jr. Will Return as Iron Man in the Next Two ‘Avengers’ Films

Fans of Marvel’s The Avengers who didn’t want to imagine anyone other than Robert Downey Jr. playing the role of Iron Man can stop worrying. Marvel Studios announced last week that RDJ will be returning to the iconic role of billionaire superhero Tony Stark/Iron Man for the next two films in the Avengers series.
Downey has inked a two-picture deal for Marvel’s The Avengers 2 and Marvel’s The Avengers 3. His last two films with Marvel – 2012’s Marvel’s The Avengers and this year’s Iron Man 3 have earned a staggering …

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[12 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Trailer Released for Marvel’s ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Series

Fans of Marvel’s smash hit The Avengers will soon be able to see S.H.I.E.L.D. in action once more, as it was announced this week that the new Marvel series Agents of SHIELD has been picked up to air on ABC this fall.
The new series will focus on the operations of Marvel’s SHIELD initiative, the secret intelligence organization that has appeared in countless Marvel titles and was a main focus of The Avengers. The show is executive produced by Avengers director Joss Whedon with Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell, and Jeph Loeb. …

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[29 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC Orders Pilot for Marvel-Related TV Series

Disney-owned ABC have ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., a Marvel-related television show that will be co-written by Avengers scribe Joss Whedon.
The new project is based on the long-running comic book series, created by Jack Kirby. Whedon will co-write the pilot along with his brother, Jed Whedon and his wife Maurissa Tancharoen. According to sources, production on the new live-action project will begin immediately.
Not much more is known about the project at this point, but we will keep you posted when more information becomes available.
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[18 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘The Avengers’ Sequel Gets Official Release Date

This summer, Disney and Marvel Studios’ hit film The Avengers became a worldwide sensation, breaking box office records and becoming the highest grossing Disney film of all time. Following the film’s success, Disney and Marvel have now announced the release date of the film’s sequel, which will debut in theaters on May 1, 2015.
The sequel will once again be directed and written by Avengers director Joss Whedon. Last week, Disney announced that Whedon has signed an exclusive deal with Marvel through June 2015, which involves helming Avengers 2 as well …

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[22 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Twenty-Three Magazine to Feature ‘The Avengers’ In Summer Issue

D23 gold members and Avengers fans have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming Disney twenty-three Magazine summer edition. To celebrate the premiere of The Avengers, which debuts in theaters on May 4, the magazine will offer three different Avengers-themed collectible covers.
Fans will receive one of three different collectible covers featuring the stars of The Avengers on both the front and back covers. In addition, the magazine will feature a very special ten-page article on The Avengers, in which Disney Imagineer and author Jason Surrell will interview Avengers writer-director Joss …

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[28 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ Will Assemble for Global Tweet Up January 31

Marvel Studios has announced that The Avengers will be assembling…on Twitter!  The studio will sponser a Global Twitter Chat on Tuesday, January 31, from 11:00-11:30 a.m. PST.  Participating in the live chat will be writer/director Joss Whedon as well as cast members Tom Hiddleston (Loki in Thor) and Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson in the Iron Man series.)
Fans of the highly anticipated film, Marvel’s The Avengers, can participate in the Q&A session by using the @Avengers handle and the #Avengers hashtag.  Participating fans will also have the opportunity to see …

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[29 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Demi Lovato Will NOT Be In Joss Whedon’s “Avengers”

Rumors had been swirling about Demi Lovato starring in a new Marvel “Avengers” movie, however the Hollywood Reporter says that the Disney Channel star will not be in the movie. According to the article:
Sources inside Lovato’s camp as well as Marvel’s, however, said there was no truth to the rumor, denying across the board Lovato’s involvement. Part of the problem in hiring the actress is that she’s currently in rehab “for emotional and physical issues.”
Obviously her rehab would interfere with such plans, but it seems she’s already been ruled …