Tag Archive: The Avengers 2

Oct 03 2013

Samuel L. Jackson confirms Elizabeth Olsen for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

He may have made a surprise cameo at the end of this week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but Nick Fury himself (Samuel L. Jackson) has shown he’d make a terrible spy by leaking some casting news from the forthcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Jackson discussed filming schedules and …

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Aug 30 2013

Marvel casts James Spader as Ultron in ‘Avengers’ sequel

Marvel has just announced that Emmy Award-winning actor James Spader has been cast as Ultron, the main villain in the blockbuster sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron from writer/director Joss Whedon. This is the first bit of new casting news on the highly anticipated film. Perhaps putting to bed rumours that J.A.R.V.I.S. (voiced by Paul Bettany) …

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Aug 22 2013

Joss Whedon discusses approach to Ultron in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Following yesterday’s chatter from Edgar Wright about how he won’t be using Ultron in his Ant-Man film, writer/director Joss Whedon has told EW how he will be using him in his upcoming sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron. The full interview will be in an upcoming issue of EW, but in this excerpt they have posted …

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Aug 21 2013

Edgar Wright on why his ‘Ant-Man’ won’t feature Ultron

Still promoting The World’s End, director Edgar Wright sat down with the Huffington Post, who asked him indirectly about the connections between Avengers: Age of Ultron and his 2015 film, Ant-Man. In the comics world, Hank Pym is the inventor of Ultron, yet we will be introduced to the latter before the former arrives on …

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Jul 29 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 66 – The Wolverine

In this issue, it’s a huge week of news following the San Diego Comic-Con. PLUS a comic book sequel to Fight Club, and we remind you about some upcoming events. PLUS our Kick-Ass Picks of the Week: The Wolverine, the latest film in the Fox X-Men franchise from director James Mangold. On our next Issue: The …

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Jul 25 2013

Movie News: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘X-Force’ and ‘The Amazing Spider-man 4’

Following all the revelations at the Comic-Con International in San Diego last weekend, there has been no sign of the rumour mill slowing down. In fact, it is fair to say that it has increased in the last few days, with all of the the studios that current own Marvel properties giving us hints to their next …

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Jul 22 2013

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ not based on miniseries

After the Comic-Con International in San Diego announcement yesterday that the next Avengers film will be called Avengers: Age of Ultron, many assumed that it would be based on the recent critically panned Age of Ultron miniseries from Marvel. However, in an interview with ComicBookMovie, writer/director Joss Whedon has been quick to correct this. “Well, because there …

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Jul 21 2013

Marvel announces The Avengers sequel is ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, official logo revealed

In a surprising announcement, Joss Whedon took the stage at Comic-Con International in San Diego to announce that the next Avengers film with be Avengers: Age of Ultron. Age of Ultron was the big summer blockbuster from the comics world, and despite criticisms, Marvel seems keen to push this to the big screen. The plot revolves around …

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Jul 10 2013

Vin Diesel teases potential Marvel Studios role

Serial social networker Vin Diesel has a massive following of 44 million people on Facebook, and last month he teased that he would be taking a meeting with the folks at Marvel. Today he released a photo along with the following cryptic message: Marvel meeting today… Only the people in the room can tell you …

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Jul 05 2013

Bryan Singer teases Quicksilver in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Serial tweeter Bryan Singer dropped a teasing image online last night. Simply labelled “House call”, it depicts the family home of the Maximoffs from next year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. If the name doesn’t ring any bells, then you probably need to read more comics. Pietro and Wanda Maximoff are siblings, sometimes known as …

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Jun 21 2013

Robert Downey Jr returns for The Avengers 2 and 3

Ending months of speculation, Marvel has officially announced that actor Robert Downey Jr. will return reprise the role of the “billionaire, genius, playboy, philanthropist” Tony Stark/Iron man in Marvel’s The Avengers 2 and Marvel’s The Avengers 3. Not only does this release specifically refer to him as Tony Stark and Iron Man, but it also seems …

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