What’s going on with the filming of Kick-Ass 2? How do some of the bad guys in Thor: The Dark World look? Which scene from The Avengers will likely end up influencing Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Is Anthony Mackie reading any specific comics to prepare for that film? Want to read quotes from both Amy Adams and Michael Shannon about their characters in Man of Steel? What are the latest rumors surrounding the Batman reboot and Justice League? Did a scene from The Avengers get digitally edited for the Blu-ray release? Has Stan Lee filmed his cameos in Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits.

NOTE: Superhero Bits will be off the majority of the week as I’m out of town. We’ll return Thursday or Friday.

Captain America 2

Chris Evans spoke to Hitfix about why that Cap centric deleted scene was cut out of The Avengers. The above image offers a hint:

It was a good piece of the movie, but I think it didn’t make it because that’s for ‘Captain America 2’. I think when you cut the whole movie together I think Joss said, ‘That’s a different story. That’s Cap’s story.’ So, I guess it’s nice that it came out that it shows a little bit richer character for Cap, but by the same token a lot of that stuff that’s for another movie. So, hopefully we can kind of still tell that story in a different way for ‘Cap 2.’

Superhero Hype spoke to Anthony Mackie about his preparations for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and said the following about it: “He told us he’s starting his training soon and that he got his hands on a whole collection of the Captain America and the Falcon comics from the ‘70s, particularly the run written by Steve Englehart that helped define the character.”

Alberto Murie of Propeller Comics (via IO9) reimagined several classic Alfred Hitchcock films with superhero characters. Here’s Rear Window with Jean Grey and Professor X.

Rumored insider Marvel Twitter Account, @RogerWardell, tweeted the following:

Inside News: Marvel is hoping for SHIELD to kickstart the MCU in television form. Much like how Iron Man started the MCU in the first place.

Here’s a fun Avengers inspired shirt from Red Bubble via Shirtoid.

While promoting The Master, Amy Adams is doing a lot of talking about Man of Steel. Superhero Hype has a round up, but here’s one of the better quotes:

This was a new idea, down to the hair color. I knew people would want to talk about my hair color. It was going to be a thing. (Director) Zack (Snyder) told me he didn’t hire me to play someone else. He hired me to play Lois Lane. It’s a whole reimagining.

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