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 »
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 »
What did the cast of Inside Out think of Avengers: Age of Ultron? Want to see an exclusive clip from a superhero movie called The Posthuman Project? Who is the latest actor to join Suicide Squad? Could Jared Leto show up in Batman v Superman? How big is Jeremy Renner‘s role in Captain America: Civil War? Will there be a Batman easter egg on an episode of The Flash? Would Joss Whedon direct a DC movie? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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 »
What’s the latest on the Spider-Man casting? Is Joss Whedon excited for Batman v Superman? Why shouldn’t The Avengers know what’s going on in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? How does Scarlett Johansson describe Captain America: Civil War? Does Henry Cavill consider Batman v Superman is a sequel to Man of Steel? What’s the connection between Avengers: Age of Ultron and Adidas? How is DC targeting the female superhero fans? Have photos been released from the Gotham finale? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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For ten movies we’ve been waiting to see an entire movie of the Avengers being “The Avengers.” Sure, we’ve seen some crossovers. We’ve seen what the team could do when aliens invaded. We’ve even seen an alien pseudo-Avengers assemble in Guardians of the Galaxy. But up until Avengers: Age of Ultron, we haven’t seen what would happen if six amazing superheroes spent an entire movie together, working together.
For that reason alone, Joss Whedon‘s Avengers Age of Ultron is satisfying. Beyond that, it a falls a little bit short of its amazing predecessor. When compared to the first film, Age of Ultron is more even, constantly exciting and surprising. There are huge laughs, there’s drama, some real character development, and some absolutely crazy action. That consistency almost makes up for the fact the film lacks the “Wow” moments of the first movie and that brand new feeling we got the first time.
Nevertheless, Avengers: Age of Ultron is a blast. Read the rest of our Avengers Age of Ultron review below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by Angie Han
Nothing against Peyton Reed‘s Ant-Man, but there are always going to be some fans wondering what Edgar Wright‘s Ant-Man could have been. His abrupt last-minute departure after years of development signaled irreconcilable creative differences, with many speculating that Wright’s unique sensibility just didn’t fit into the Marvel mold.
But Avengers director Joss Whedon suggests Wright’s Ant-Man (which he co-wrote with Joe Cornish) actually would have been perfect for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to him, it was the best and the “most Marvel” script the studio ever had. Read the Joss Whedon Edgar Wright Ant-Man comments after the jump. Read More »