Posted on Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 by Germain Lussier
Want to see a few new stills from The Avengers? How long has Marvel wanted to work with Joss Whedon? Are you looking for detailed breakdowns of The Dark Knight Rises trailer? When will the X-Men Origins: Wolverine pirate get out of prison? Where can you buy a Dark Knight inspired motorcycle outfit? Which famous Marvel comic book storyline is getting a prose adaptation and what’s the latest on The Amazing Spider-Man and Batman: Arkham City video games? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits.
Movieline breaks down The Dark Knight Rises trailer by the numbers.
Marvel has a sale on full seasons of their animated shows on iTunes.
Thirty-nine songs are eligible for the Best Original Song Oscar and, one of them is from a superhero movie. Star-Spangled Man from Captain America: The First Avenger.
Kevin Feige told FilmInk (via Comic Book Movie) that he’d wanted to work with Joss Whedon since 2001:
I had meetings with Joss Whedon in 2001 to direct Iron Man, back when the project was with another studio. That’s how long ago we’ve been fans of Joss, and how we believe in what he could do behind the camera of a big movie. We have a lot of characters, but it’s not too much. It’s the exact right amount to tell the original story of the formation of The Avengers
Just because I love them so much, here’s another photo combining Marvel and A Christmas Story from Draw2D2, which I mentioned yesterday.
I can’t do ‘no sleep’ but as soon as I took Avengers I stopped sleeping. The whole time we were filming I was getting between four and six hours and that’s not enough for me. I was a crabby mother [frick]er. I was in a bad mood for seven months. It was a 93 day shoot. I made a lot of movie.
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