“There was an idea,” begins Nick Fury, “called the Avengers Initiative. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable people to see if they could become something more.” Kevin Feige had a similar idea. Superheroes have been on the big screen since the… Read More »Marvel Studios Retrospective – The Avengers
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According to the Independent Online, shooting has begun this week on Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. The filming is expected to cause major traffic disruptions for the next two weeks, but while they will be filming some… Read More »Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron Begins Shooting in South Africa This Week
UK’s The Daily Mail broke the news this past week that actor Paul Bettany has been cast as the character of Vision in Marvel’s upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron. The news site reports that Bettany and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) were spotted at Shepperton Studios just… Read More »Paul Bettany Will Do Double Duty as Vision in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron
The Walt Disney Studios is in for a huge box office weekend with Marvel’s Iron Man 3 opening in upwards of 4000 theatres across the United States and Canada tonight and tomorrow. The film has already brought in $242.1 million internationally. It opened last weekend in… Read More »Will Iron Man 3 Beat Avengers Opening Weekend?
Strong, very strong, overseas box office results and equally strong pre-sales for May 4th weekend must have everyone at Walt Disney Studios breathing a very deep sign of relief. Open just over a week, Marvel’s The Avengers has already taken in $175 million at the… Read More »Marvel’s The Avengers takes Overseas Box Office by Storm
Disney and Marvel Studios released the first shot from the set as principal photography began. Why I may have hemmed and hawed over Thor being a Disney film or not, this is truly the first Marvel Studios film where Disney has been involved since almost the beginning. So I’ll be keeping an eye on it.
I’m not sure if four director chairs is supposed to excite me. But that logo in the background looks like it might have some significance. I am however, looking forward to Joss Whedon’s screenplay and direction. This comic/superhero genre is his forte.
The full press release announcing the start of production is below the jump: