All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Avengers’

‘Age Of Ultron’ Big Disappointment For Black Widow Fans

There’s no question that Avengers: Age of Ultron would smash records in the box office. There’s also no question that the latest Avengers movie would be jam packed with the action and funny one-liners that everyone knows and loves. But the question that’s on everyone’s minds since Age of Ultron was released was what the hell did they do to …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Has Second Biggest Box Office Opening Ever

 It’s a unique case of second-best still being great. Avengers: Age of Ultron smashed the box-office this weekend with a whopping $187.7 million opening sales, garnering the honor of having the second-best debut weekend of all time. The number one spot is still being held by its predecessor The Avengers, which set the bar impossibly high when it earned $207.4 …

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Scarlett Johansson Starts Girl Band, Drops Single

Scarlett Johansson is an actress, a mom, a wife, and a singer, too. The Lucy and Avengers star started her own girl band recently. Called The Singles, the group dropped their first single, dubbed ‘Candy, on Friday. This isn’t the first foray into the music world for Scarlett Johansson either. In fact, she has performed in a music video, ‘When …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Leaks: Marvel Is Furious, But Fans Are Elated

How Marvel Studios managed to keep the trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron under wraps this long is anyone’s guess. Despite the company promising the trailer to viewers of the struggling Agents of Shield, it seems that someone felt that excited fans shouldn’t have to wait that long. The trailer has made its way to the internet via a leak. …

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The Avengers Sequel Will Have Record-Breaking Number Of Visual Effects

Special visual effects were what made the fight scenes of the film The Avengers look amazing, and its sequel will reportedly be benefiting from a record-breaking number of them. Avengers: Age of Ultron will be featuring over 3,000 visual effects shots in it, employing the most number of such effects in one film. The news was revealed in a keynote …

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Iron Man 4: Downey May Sign On If Mel Gibson Directs

Robert Downey Jr. is a man who has lived off of second chances. After multiple arrests and several stints in rehab, the 49-year-old actor finally pulled himself together to become not only one of the most revered artists working in film today but also the highest paid actor in Hollywood. He reportedly earned $50 million for his role in the …

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Scarlett Johansson Plans to Marry Fiancé Romain Dauriac in August

Scarlett Johansson is apparently planning on getting married next month. The 29-year-old actress was overheard telling fellow guests at a dinner thrown by Martha Stewart on Saturday that she and French journalist Romain Dauriac — with whom she is expecting her first child — will marry in four weeks, the New York Post’s Page Six reports. The wedding venue is …

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Scarlett Johansson Wins Lawsuit Against Author Using Her as ‘Sex Object’ in Book

Scarlett Johansson, 29, won a defamation lawsuit against an author who wrote a book featuring a character based on the Avengers actress. In the lawsuit, the Captain America star accused French writer Gregoire Delacourt of making “fraudulent use of her name, fame and image” in his book La premiere Chose Qu’on Regarde (The First Thing We Look At). The character …

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Indio Downey, Son of Robert Downey Jr., Arrested For Coke Possession, Dad Responds

Guess the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. In the case of Robert Downey Jr. and his son, Indio, it’s sad to hear. The younger Downey was arrested for possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia in West Hollywood, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said Monday. The 20-year-old was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after police noticed narcotics activity (a.k.a. …

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Cobie Smulders Talks About Her Beloved Series Ending

Currently at age 31, Cobie Smulders started working on the long running CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother when she was just 22 years old, and with the series ending on Monday, she’s trying to keep a stiff upper lip, she says, and appreciate how long the show has been on. “No, it’s still airing,” replied Smulders when she …

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Agents Of SHIELD Enlists Amy Acker As A Guest Star

While the average film and television viewer may have no idea who Amy Acker is, anyone who is familiar with Joss Whedon’s previous work will be delighted to know that she will be appearing on at least one episode of Agents Of SHIELD. Amy Acker will guest star as Agent Coulson’s former girlfriend, the one that has appeared in his …

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Has Good Early Reviews

Surprise, surprise! Marvel has made yet another fantastic superhero film in the form of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. Critics have been raving about the latest installment in the Marvel movie-verse after getting a taste of the film in early showings. Disney allowed critics to take to Twitter and share their opinions …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Casts New Villian

One of the most anticipated films of 2015, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, has just cast another villain in the film that already has a handful of stars. The Avengers was one of the most popular and biggest box-office films of all time when it was released in 2012, and the sequel will look to be even more successful. The anticipation …

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Marvel Skin Pack For Minecraft Out Now

Activision’s Marvel games have vanished from digital storefronts as the publisher’s license with the comic book company has expired. What’s a Marvel fan who wants to play as their favorite heroes to do then? Well, there’s always the odd used physical copy hanging around in stores, or you could just play Minecraft as Iron Man. They’re both about the same …

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Scarlett Johansson Sets Sights on Directing

Scarlett Johansson has bought the rights to a few books she found intriguing, in hopes of directing their screenplays in the future. The actress has set her sights on becoming a film director. Presently on the big screen in voice only as the character of Her in the new Spike Jonze movie, starring Joaquin Phoenix, it’s obvious her talents run …

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Marvel Characters Coming To Minecraft On Xbox 360

Minecraft on consoles will always be considered the inferior experience thanks to a lack of mods. That doesn’t mean console players get no customization options though. In fact, the Xbox 360 version of the game has received plenty of DLC, and will be getting even more soon. Microsoft and Marvel jointly announced today that characters from the Marvel universe will …

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Thor: The Dark World Destroys Box Office, #1 Movie

The box office has seen the emergence of a new film at the top this week, as Thor: The Dark World came in with an incredibly powerful weekend, and crushed all of the competition. The sequel to the popular Thor from 2011 featuring Chris Hemsworth playing Thor proves to put the film on the fast track to success once again. …

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First ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ Trailer Released

Fans of Marvel comics and movies are only two weeks away from hitting theaters for Thor: The Dark World. Marvel Studios, though, isn’t resting on the success of just the Thor and Avengers movies. The production company is already gearing up for the 2014 release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The first trailer for Winter Soldier was released today, …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Brings Brick Building Action To Retailers Today

Earlier this year, Warner Bros. and Traveler’s Tales announced that it was finally bringing Marvel to the LEGO universe with LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Since then, a number of previews and trailers have confirmed that it will be the most complete Marvel game to date with over 100 heroes to choose from. Now you, the player, can finally take all …

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Tom Hiddleston Shows Off His Mad Skills

Tom Hiddleston, the famous thespian who portrayed Thor’s dark-haired villainous brother, Loki, in The Avengers and the upcoming November 2013 Thor: The Dark World has a funnier, goofier side. The London-born actor is well-known for his impressive academic studies including time spent at Eton College, the University of Cambridge, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; however, he has recently …

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James Spader Cast as Next ‘Avengers’ Villain

After the Joss Whedon-directed The Avengers proved a hit with audiences, all eyes have been focused on Marvel for details on what fans can expect from the next Avengers movie. At Comic-Con this year Whedon revealed the title for the next movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the months that have followed, speculation has run rampant about how Ultron, a …

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Thor: The Dark World Gets A Character Poster

With Iron Man 3 signifying the official start to Marvel Studio’s Phase Two, the next leg leading up to The Avengers sequel, Thor: The Dark World, is due out on November 8. With that in mind, it’s about that time for promotional materials pushing the Thor sequel to start popping up. While there’s no specific order dictating how these materials …

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Villain For The Avengers Sequel Revealed At Comic-Con [Updated]

Although it isn’t scheduled for release until the summer of 2015, details about the sequel to last summer’s billion-dollar smash, The Avengers, have been leaking out. Up until Comic-Con 2013, the majority of the news concerned some new characters that Joss Whedon will be introducing, including Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Rumors about an Ant-Man appearance have been heard as well, …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Trailer Features Loki And The Avengers

Since it was announced earlier this year, fans have been eagerly awaiting new details on LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Who’s the villain? Who can we play as? The latest trailer answers these questions and more. It was revealed this morning that Loki will be one of the central villains in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. It looks like The Avengers and …

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Hulk Rumors: No New Hulk Movie in the Works

It’s been hard for Marvel to found a stable Hulk franchise in recent years. A decade ago, Eric Bana filled Bruce Banner’s shoes in Ang Lee’s Hulk, which received mixed reviews. More recently, Edward Norton took a stab at becoming the Hulk, but abandoned the role soon after. Mark Ruffalo signed on to star as Bruce Banner in last year’s …

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Iron Man 3 Trailer Teaser Uploaded By Marvel

Marvel uploaded a new teaser trailer for Iron Man 3 to its YouTube channel on Sunday. It’s a whopping seventeen seconds long, and some of those seconds are spent without showing actual footage, so don’t expect a whole lot going in. Still, fans of the franchise have something to tide them over until something longer is released. Take a look: …

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Captain America’s New Job: Leading The Country

Captain America has long stood for what is right and good with the world (however sparse those things may be), his shield and costume symbols for a defender who will do whatever it takes to keep freedom free and the bad guys right where they belong, rather than running amok in the world. And now, he’ll get to do it …

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Avengers 2 To Be Written, Directed By Joss Whedon

Disney reportedly announced during its Q3 earnings call that Joss Whedon, writer and director of The Avengers, will return to helm the film’s sequel. He will also be involved in the creation of a Marvel TV show for ABC. Variety reporter Marc Graser broke the news: Follow @marcgraser (image) Marc Graser @marcgraser Disney just announced Joss Whedon will write and …

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Medieval Fantasy Avengers Revisited

About a week ago we brought you an incomplete set of Avenger fan artwork that showed the different characters as medieval fantasy warriors. The artist promised that since then he would complete the set, and he has. Nick Fury, Iron Man, and Thor have been added to this set, along with a complete poster showing all the Avengers side-by-side. Over …

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Pixar’s “Brave” Wins The Box Office

The box office has been fairly quiet this summer after the colossus known as the “Avengers” has come and gone. “Men in Black 3” underperformed, as did “Prometheus”, and “Battleship.” Because all of these movies have not really lived up to their billing, we have had a revolving door of box office winners since the Avengers lost its crown. This …

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