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The Week in Spandex – Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America 3, Batman v Superman, Arrow, Daredevil, Blade, Kick-Ass 3, The Tick and more

7 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Our weekly round-up of the latest superhero news and talking points, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America 3, Doctor Strange, Black Widow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Defenders, Big Hero 6, Ultimate Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Gotham, Arrow, The Flash, Doom Patrol, Plastic Man, Tales of Metropolis, Kick-Ass 3, The Tick, The Greatest American Hero and more…

…We’ll kick things off this week with Marvel Studios’ most recent release Guardians of the Galaxy, which climbed back to the top of the U.S. box office chart last weekend on its way to becoming the biggest domestic release of year (overtaking Captain America: The Winter Soldier to do so) and passing the $500 million mark at the box office, making it the seventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to do so. Guardians is sitting on just »

- Gary Collinson

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Exclusive excerpt from Showrunners: The Art of Running A TV Show

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This coming week, Titan Books is set to release Showrunners: The Art of Running A TV Show, Tara Bennett’s companion book to the upcoming documentary Showrunners, the ultimate insider’s guide to creating and running a hit show which includes legends such as Joss Whedon, Damon Lindelof, Ronald D.Moore, Jane Espenson, Terence Winter, Kurt Sutter, Janet Tamaro and Bill Prady. Here’s an exclusive excerpt from the book, which hits shelves on September 5th…

With the industry in such flux, writers are also trying to navigate the best paths for their creative careers. Is broadcast in too much disarray to invest? Is cable the right fit for future development? Maybe TV needs to get its act together, and film is the place to hang out for a while? All showrunners are mulling these options, and more, as they think about what their personal futures hold.

Robert King, Showrunner: »

- Gary Collinson

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Interview – Jen and Sylvia Soska talk See No Evil 2

10 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

david j. moore talks to Jen and Sylvia Soska about See No Evil 2 at the San Diego Comic-Con International…

Hot off the independent creative hits Dead Hooker in a Trunk (2009) and American Mary (2012), Jen and Sylvia Soska – also known as the Twisted Twins – are back this year with the WWE / Lionsgate venture See No Evil 2, a long-belated sequel to See No Evil (2006), starring Glenn “Kane” Jacobs as the hulking serial killing slasher Jacob Goodnight. The sequel, which the Soskas have promised will up the gore and kill quotient exponentially, is due in theaters this October.

david j. moore: How were able to take the See No Evil franchise to the next level with See No Evil 2?

Jen: When the first one came out, we saw it a million times. We took off where the first one left off and built from there. We put it on steroids and human growth hormones. »

- Gary Collinson

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - More Set Images

19 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images from the Norwich, UK set of the "Avengers" sequel "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"  with Chris Evans as 'Captain America', Robert Downey Jr. as 'Tony Stark' and Chris Hemsworth as 'Thor':

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the 'Avengers', produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's "The Avengers" and the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe'.

Scripted and directed by Joss Whedon, the film features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and James Spader:

"...'Age Of Ultron' reportedly opens immediately after the 'Baron Von Strucker' post credit scene in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'. 

"'The Avengers' as a »

- Michael Stevens

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Exploring the Treatment of Women in Video Games

23 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I don't really play video games any longer unless you count "Candy Crush". When it comes to next gen gaming systemsm in the past I've played "Uncharted", a little "Call of Duty, but mostly games such as "Tiger Woods Golf" and "Gran Turismo" so my experience with what is being discussed in the following videos is essentially zero, but it's rather damning stuff when it comes to the portrayal of women in video games. The videos presented here use a range of games to make the case women are most frequently portrayed as overtly sexual and brutalized side characters, included only to have violence done upon them either for the sake of creating a seedy atmosphere or to give the gamer something to do. Therefore, the characters are more or less props rather than actual characters. Considering most of these games feature a male protagonist and there are very few »

- Brad Brevet

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Exploring the Treatement of Women in Video Games

23 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I don't really play video games any longer unless you count "Candy Crush". When it comes to next gen gaming systemsm in the past I've played "Uncharted", a little "Call of Duty, but mostly games such as "Tiger Woods Golf" and "Gran Turismo" so my experience with what is being discussed in the following videos is essentially zero, but it's rather damning stuff when it comes to the portrayal of women in video games. The videos presented here use a range of games to make the case women are most frequently portrayed as overtly sexual and brutalized side characters, included only to have violence done upon them either for the sake of creating a seedy atmosphere or to give the gamer something to do. Therefore, the characters are more or less props rather than actual characters. Considering most of these games feature a male protagonist and there are very few »

- Brad Brevet

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Marvel's Agent Carter Casts Ally and Antagonist

23 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Here’s some good news for everyone looking forward to Marvel’s Agent Carter series. The studio’s second foray into primetime television looks really promising — it’s a kicky period piece with some great talent attached to it — but we don’t actually know much about it. They didn’t shoot a pilot (the Agent Carter Marvel One-Shot stood in for that), and as of San Diego Comic-Con, they hadn’t written any scripts. All we really know is that Hayley Atwell is returning to the role, and it is set in the immediate aftermath of World War 2 (and Steve Rogers' "death") and focuses on the early days of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the titular agent’s struggles as a badass woman in a male-dominated industry.

But today Marvel has made two casting announcements, one fantastic, and one kind of meh. On the fantastic front, »

- Mily Dunbar

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Watch Fmtv Movie Newsgasm #9 – Avengers: Age of Ultron details! Bond villain update!

29 August 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this week’s Fmtv Movie Newsgasm, Owen Rhys reveals the latest Avengers: Age of Ultron details – specifically the involvement of Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye; an update on the next Bond movie’s (the 24th, if you’re counting) villain; what has officially become the highest grossing movie in the Us this Summer?; and which superhero duo took part in the Als Ice Bucket Challenge this week (donate at www.alsa.org/donate, by the way)? Clue: it wasn’t Bananaman.

So find out those Avengers: Age of Ultron details and more in the Movie Newsgasm…

Fmtv will be back next week with another installment of Movie Myths and Movie Newsgasm. If you haven’t already, you can subscribe here. See below for more information on the films discussed…

Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release in the UK on April 24th 2015 and North America on May 1st 2015, with »

- Oliver Davis

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Update: Enver Gjokaj & Chad Michael Murray Join Agent Carter

29 August 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

After appearing as "young cop" in The Avengers, Enver Gjokaj will return to the Marvel Universe, this time with a much larger role in the upcoming Agent Carter tv series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gjokaj will play Agent Daniel Sousa, who "will meet Carter while she takes on a new role at the pre-shield Strategic Scientific Reserve in New York City." Apparently the show will be set seven years after the events of Captain America: The First Avenger, and will focus on Peggy Carter as she struggles to adapt to life after losing Steve Rogers, all the while carrying out "secret missions" for Howard Stark. Gjokai is best known for playing Victor in Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, but he's also appeared in the likes of The Walking Dead, Dexter and Witches of East End. Captain America: Winter Soldier directors Anthony and Joe Russo will helm episodes two and »

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Jeremy Renner reveals Hawkeye’s fate in Avengers: Age of Ultron

28 August 2014 11:28 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ever since Joss Whedon announced that one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes may not make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive, fans have speculated that Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye would be the one to bite the dust. Out of the superhero team, Hawkeye’s been given the shortest shrift and the least amount of both screentime and character development, so killing him off wouldn’t really affect the larger McU that killing someone like Tony Stark or Captain America would.

Renner recently appeared on Larry King Live, and was asked point blank if he would die in Age of Ultron. His answer?

“No no. No, I don’t die. I think they want to keep [characters] around for a while.”

This jives well with Renner’s recent comments about Hawkeye possibility showing up in Captain America 3. Obviously, it could also be a case of misdirection, as the actor would »

- James Garcia

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron"- 'Captain America' Leads A New Team

28 August 2014 9:49 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, 'Captain America' will assemble a new group of 'Avengers' towards the conclusion of director Joss Whedon's "Avengers: Age of Ultron":

Marvel Comics' "Avengers" saw the original team line-up reformed by Cap in "Avengers" #16, that included 'Scarlet Witch' and 'Quicksilver', after the original members resigned.

They were replaced by former villains 'Hawkeye', 'Scarlet Witch' and 'Quicksilver'. The 'Wasp also rejoined the team, followed by 'Black Panther'.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" opens May 1, 2015.

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- Michael Stevens

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Jeremy Renner Answers If Hawkeye Will Die in Avengers: Age of Ultron

28 August 2014 8:39 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

It was recently reported that Jeremy Renner may reprise his Hawkeye role in "Captain America 3." But because of multiple hints by director Joss Whedon that certain characters will be replaced, fans believe that Hawkeye will die in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Spoilers Ahead: In a new interview with Larry King, the actor was directly asked if he will die in the "Avengers" sequel. "No, no," Renner replied. "No, I don't die. I think they want to keep me around for a while." "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is set to hit theaters on May 1st, 2015. "Captain America 3" will follow on May 6th, 2016. »

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Now with sleeves: Check out Hawkeye's new look in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

28 August 2014 8:07 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) The "Age of Ultron" will soon be upon us, and Clint Barton is armoring up accordingly. Empire has a high-res look at Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," depicting the eagle-eyed archer’s new costume. The big news: sleeves! It’s much more of a superhero uniform than what Hawkeye wore in his first "Avengers" tour of duty, but alas, still no mask. In the same feature, director Joss Whedon gives new details about what to expect from his follow-up to "The Avengers," and what he has planned for the titular robot menace. “It’s more epic and in other ways it’s more noirish and suspect and devious and specific,” he said. “Ultron, he’s got a touch of the apocalypse in him.” Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige adds, “Ultron was the villain Joss wanted, from midway through production on the first film, to have serious repercussions for the Avengers. »

- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources

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Is Marvel Studios Delaying Captain Marvel's Big Screen Debut?

28 August 2014 6:12 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Spoiler Warning! The following article possibly includes information about Joss Whedon's The Avengers: Age of Ultron that you may not want to know before you actually get a chance to see the movie. If you don't wish to know any details about the film before you actually get to see the movie for yourself, I would recommend clicking on another one of our site's many, many stories! There is a very good chance that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to get much, much bigger over the next few years. There are 10 Marvel Studios films announced to come out between now and May 2019, and Studios President Kevin Feige has talked about creating a solid balance between their sequels and original character movies. We can likely expect this expansion to begin with Joss Whedon's The Avengers: Age of Ultron. We already know that the movie is going to feature »

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'Jericho' wins HitFix's first Uncanceled Showdown

28 August 2014 4:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Even though ratings were only tepid after its first resurrection by CBS, "Jericho" has won HitFix's first Uncanceled Showdown as the series fans would most like to see get a second (or, in this case, third) chance on air. After three weeks of voting, which saw over 900,000 votes cast, "Jericho" had no trouble conquering "Almost Human" in the final round and claiming our crown. The result had, we confess, been a bit of a foregone conclusion after "Jericho" pulled off its stunning quarterfinals upset over presumptive winner "Firefly" on the Multi-Season Arcs bracket. In the final, "Jericho" scored a whopping 86 percent of the vote again "Almost Human," which Fox cancelled this spring after 13 episodes.  Although "Jericho" hasn't aired new episodes since March of 2008, the show's dedicated fanbase remains mobilized after 2007's now-legendary nut-generated push which caused CBS to reconsider its initial cancellation. CW repeats, plus two "seasons" in comic book »

- Daniel Fienberg

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‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ To Introduce New Superheroes?

28 August 2014 4:28 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

[This article contains potential Spoilers for a character cameo in The Avengers: Age of Ultron.]

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With Vision, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch all being introduced to Earth’s finest superhero team in Marvel Studios’ upcoming movie The Avengers: Age of Ultron, writer and director Joss Whedon has quite a challenge on his hands when it comes to careful management of all the characters’ screen time and story arcs. Everyone wants their favorite comic book character to join the Avengers, but too many new additions could end up weighing down the Quinjet.

There are also, of course, plenty of demands from comic book fans who want to see their favorite superhero get their own standalone movie ...

Click to continue reading ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ To Introduce New Superheroes?

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- H. Shaw-Williams

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'Avengers 2' May Assemble a New Team Led by Captain America

28 August 2014 3:06 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Now that Jeremy Renner has cleared up rumors of his demise in Avengers: Age of Ultron, a new report has surfaced that hints at a whole new team suiting up for The Avengers 3 and beyond.

Badass Digest reveals that, at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America (Chris Evans) will assemble a brand new team of Avengers for Phase Three. While the site wouldn't reveal who this new team will include, one name that has been in every version of the script is Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel. However, now Marvel is "having cold feet" about bringing Captain Marvel into the Marvel Cinematic Universe this way.

The exact lineup of the new Avengers has not been finalized, and this scene was not shot during principal photography, which wrapped earlier this month. Marvel reportedly may pull Captain Marvel from this new lineup because they aren't sure if »

- MovieWeb

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'Avengers 2': Jeremy Renner Responds to Hawkeye Rumors

28 August 2014 1:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While doing press for his upcoming thriller Kill the Messenger, Jeremy Renner revealed a potential spoiler for Avengers: Age of Ultron in a new interview with Larry King.

Larry King bluntly asked Jeremy Renner if his character Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye, dies in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Here's what the actor had to say below.

"No, I don't die. I think they want to keep me around for a while."

There has been a fan theory circulating for quite some time that Hawkeye may meet his maker in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Hawkeye and Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow are the only two Avengers who don't have their own stand-alone movie yet, but that could change in the near future, since Marvel plans on keeping him around.

This comes just a few days after the actor hinted his character may surface in the Marvel Phase Three adventure Captain »

- MovieWeb

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Captain Marvel May Not Appear In Avengers: Age Of Ultron

28 August 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

This seemed like a foregone conclusion, didn't it? We've heard from multiple scoopers that Captain Marvel, aka Carol Danvers, aka Ms. Marvel, would appear in Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ultron. It was never confirmed, but in July it seemed to have more credence when Joss Whedon declared there were "four prominent female roles" in his upcoming comic book movie. Though, in the past every time Captain Marvel has been mentioned as being apart the film it is stressed that the part is just a cameo. Now, sources for Devin Faraci of Badass Digest are reporting that Marvel Studios is second guessing that Captain Marvel cameo. McU update: sources tell me Marvel is getting cold feet about Captain Marvel in Age Of Ultron. They're not sure they want to intro her cold. — Devin Faraci (@devincf) August 28, 2014 It's important to note that Captain Marvel is written as a Cameo in Ultron. »

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Joss Whedon Talks Hulkbuster In Avengers: Age Of Ultron Interview

28 August 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Now that Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy have made 2014 the best year yet for Marvel, all eyes are on Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon to follow suit and bring an exciting end to Phase Two of the McU.

He promises to do that with the biggest Marvel film yet, featuring the familiar roster of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as well as some new faces like Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen as “The Twins,” Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, respectively.

In a new interview with Empire, Whedon talks a bit about how Age of Ultron differs from its bar-raising 2012 predecessor, saying:

“It’s more epic and in other ways it’s more noirish and suspect and devious and specific. Ultron, he’s got a touch of the apocalypse in him.”

The inclusion of Ultron in the Avengers sequel came as a bit of a surprise for fans, »

- James Garcia

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