Superhero Bits: The Avengers, Dark Knight Rises, Nathan Fillion, Shia LaBeouf, Amazing Spider-Man, Chronicle
Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 by Germain Lussier
Why was Shia LaBeouf at Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo last weekend? What are Robert Downey Jr. and Nathan Fillion doing together? Which Marvel movie credit scene almost ruined The Avengers? How does Christopher Nolan describe the IMAX scenes in The Dark Knight Rises? Did Joss Whedon reveal how much deleted footage would be on The Avengers Blu-ray? Want to watch a featurette of all the global fan screening of Marvel’s film? Which Avenger is now getting his own comic? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits.
DC Comics revealed some new Dark Knight Rises busts with a better look at a Bat Gadget seen in previous images.
Robert Downey Jr. joined Nathan Fillion for a little Avengers/Castle cross over talk recently. Thanks to Comic Book Movie.
The Captain America suit from Captain America: The First Avenger sold for $228,000 at a recent auction. The Wrap has the wrap up.
IO9 spoke to Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige about how they hope to avoid Avengers fatigue:
The next thing is proving we can prevent sequel-itis. The next thing is proving that taken away from a juggernaut of a movie like Avengers, that Tony Stark/Iron Man has a different story to tell. That Thor has different worlds to go do. And, frankly, explore Steve Rogers’ life in the modern world. And taking him to unexpected places, and doing it in ways that we hope will surprise people.
Shia LaBeouf has been drawing and writing his own comics and showed up at Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo to premiere them. Head to MTV Geek for a full interview.
So as not to ruin the story for millions of fans going on opening day, Warner Bros. annoucned the novelization of The Dark Knight Rises will come out the same day as the movie. Read more at Superhero Hype.
USA Today has a preview of the eleventh season of Smallville, which will exclusively be released as a digital comic.
The hilarious Katie Calautti wrote a piece for Movies.com called “Why Anne Hathaway’s Look in The Dark Knight Rises Is Uninspired.”
The Avengers is now tracking even higher than The Hunger Games, aiming at a possible $150 million weekend according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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