Superhero Bits: Iron Man, Batman Vs. Superman, Ant-Man, Avengers, Fantastic Four, Wonder Woman, Thor

Who does Terrence Howard blame for his departure from the Iron Man franchise? What could Batman be doing as an older gentleman in Batman vs. Superman? Where is Fantastic Four going to be filming in the South? Is there a rumor why Paul Rudd isn't signed as Ant-Man yet? What did Anthony Hopkins have to say about Odin's fate in Thor: The Dark World? Did Jaime Alexander act awkward when asked about playing Wonder Woman? Is Elizabeth Olsen happy she can finally talk about Avengers: Age of Ultron? Read about all this and more in today's superhero bits.

Terrence Howard blames Robert Downey Jr. for his not returning for Iron Man 2, via Bravo TV.Fantastic Four is scouting locations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

A potential Batman vs. Superman spoiler from a Warner Bros. producer. It's unclear if he's joking or not. (In case it gets deleted, it says ""#batfleck semi-retired/not speaking to Robin anymore.. Controlling drones from the batcave.")

The Daily Superhero has a rumor about why Paul Rudd might not have been cast as Ant-Man yet.Guardians Free Comic Book DayGuardians of the Galaxy is going to be a big part of Free Comic Book Day, according to Newsarama.The Los Angeles Times spoke to Anthony Hopkins about what happens to Odin at the end of Thor: The Dark World. Spoilers below, but notice the potential Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. reference:

I'm not sure. He hasn't physically died on screen, but I played him as a man who's on his way out. I think they would have to explain in Thor 3, if there is one, what happens to Odin. Or maybe it'll just be a story line, maybe he went to Tahiti or something for a holiday. I don't know.


Celebrate the holidays, Batman style, via Geek Alerts.

Speaking to the Huffington Post, Elizabeth Olsen said she's glad to finally be able to talk about Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Jaimie Alexander spoke to Jay Leno about potentially playing Wonder Woman.Marvel counts down the 50 best Avengers of all time.Wolverine chef

Artist Chow Hon Lam (via Mary Sue) imagines superhero day jobs.

The Wrap unveiled their superhero Hollywood power list.Batman (via ran a contest where people would put superheroes in famous paintings.X-Files alum Nicholas Lea is joining Arrow in a spoilery role, via TV Line.Avengers pinballAvengers pinball. Wow. Via Geek Alerts.

Before Iron Man, Marvel used to make really bad movies.