Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by Angie Han
Shortly after Avengers: Age of Ultron hit theaters, director Joss Whedon quit Twitter. He didn’t give an official explanation at the time, which only opened the door to speculation. One especially popular theory was that Whedon was driven off by angry feminists, who’d taken issue with his portrayal of Black Widow.
But Whedon has finally spoken up to set the record straight, declaring that explanation to be “horseshit.” Instead, he offers a much less exciting justification for his decision. Read the Joss Whedon Twitter exit comments after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Angie Han
One of the weirder digressions in Avengers: Age of Ultron has Thor seeking answers to questions that crop up in a nightmare sequence. It feels tacked on, almost as if it were part of a much longer storyline that was whittled down into near-incoherence. As it turns out, that’s exactly what it is.
Director Joss Whedon reveals what we’re missing in the final cut of the movie, and with that added context, it makes much more sense. So why didn’t they excise it completely? Whedon explains that, too. Read about the Avengers Age of Ultron Thor subplot after the jump, with spoilers for Age of Ultron as part of the story. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Angie Han
Early on, there was speculation that Spider-Man could appear in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron is actually in theaters, of course, we know that’s not the case. But according to director Joss Whedon, it wasn’t his choice to leave Spidey out — he wanted the character for the movie. So why didn’t the beloved character make the cut? Find out after the jump. Read More »
Every member of The Avengers gets at least one big moment to shine in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, with Vision and Hawkeye probably coming out on top. But one of the core members of the team, arguably the favorite from the first superhero assembly, had what would have been one of their greatest moments taken away. In a recent interview, director Joss Whedon said that the best Hulk scene in The Avengers: Age of Ultron was cut. Read More »
Avengers: Age of Ultron has more MCU characters than you can shake an Infinity Stone-powered scepter at, but there was one popular figure who just barely missed the cut. Joss Whedon confirmed Tom Hiddleston actually shot some footage as Loki, only to get left out of the final edit. Find out why after the jump. Read More »
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Daredevil, the first of five Marvel Netflix series, has arrived to stream, and many of you have probably already devoured the entire series. There’s even a second-series order in place, and dreams on the part of star Charlie Cox of appearing in one of the big-screen Marvel adventures.
But if Avengers mastermind Joss Whedon had his way, we would have seen a new Daredevil movie go straight to the theater. He pushed for a film rather than a TV series, and in a way, it’s all about Batman. Because it’s always about Batman. Read More »
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Avengers: Age of Ultron has already grossed over $200 million in international release and will likely add at least that much to its grand total when it opens this weekend in the United States. Since the first film in 2012, fans have been patiently waiting for more Avengers action and that’s exactly what Joss Whedon delivers with the sequel.
Now, it seems like we might not have to wait until the third Avengers for more Avengers. Amazon.co.uk sent an e-mail to their users offering a pre-order of the Age of Ultron Blu-ray. According to their e-mail, the disc will include an extended version of the film and an alternate ending. However, Whedon said the disc will have deleted scenes, they just won’t be cut into the film. What about that alternate ending though? Read more about the Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray below. Read More »
Which Attack the Block star is coming to the Flash/Arrow spinoff show? How will Apocalypse recruit his horseman in X-Men: Apocalypse? Has Avengers: Age of Ultron already started making money? Which DC Superhero would Joss Whedon want to make a movie about? Is he upset he missed Marvel’s Spider-Man? Want to see the Batman v Superman trailer in Lego? Will the Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray have a lot of deleted scenes? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »