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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" : 'Black Widow' and The 'Hulk'

10 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new close-up display images of Hot Toys' 'Hulkbuster', 'Captain America', 'Thor', 'Black Widow', 'Hawkeye' and 'Hulk' as they appear in director Joss Whedon's "Avengers: Age of Ultron", plus a spitting image of 'Thanos' from Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy":

"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, intended to be the sequel to 2012's "Marvel's The Avengers" and the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' (McU).

"...with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' destroyed and the 'Avengers' on hiatus from stopping world threats, 'Tony Stark' aka 'Iron Man' creates 'Ultron'...

"...a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence, who can assess threats and control Stark's 'Iron Legion'.

"However, his plan quickly backfires when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth. »

- Michael Stevens

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Joss Whedon talks Avengers: Age of Ultron, introducing The Vision, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver

17 December 2014 1:02 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

There’s less than five months to go before Marvel brings the curtain down on Phase Two of the Cinematic Universe with Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the director has been speaking in depth to IGN about the hotly-anticipated sequel, including expanding the world of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes with the introduction of new characters like The Vision, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, and of course the AI villain Ultron.

” I wanted Paul [Bettany] to play this part since before I wanted to make Avengers movies,” states Whedon on The Vision. “He’s just got, let’s face it, it’s about cheek bones, people… Before I took the first job, I said, ‘Well, I don’t know if I’m right for this, or if I want it, or you want me, but in the second one, the villain has to be Ultron, and he has to create the Vision.’ And »

- Gary Collinson

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Joss Whedon Talks Hesitation to Return, New Additions to the Team, Collaborating with Marvel, and More on the Set of Avengers: Age Of Ultron

17 December 2014 9:00 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

When Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron was filming in London last summer, I got to visit the set along with a few other reporters.   Like most Marvel set visits, they let us talk to the entire cast and watch filming.  While the production was guarded about what they were willing to tell us, we learned a ton of cool secrets behind what’s bound to be one of the biggest films of 2015.  In The Avengers sequel, Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) reunite to stop Ultron (James Spader) from carrying out his sinister plan.  The film also stars  Elizabeth OlsenAaron Taylor-JohnsonPaul BettanyDon Cheadle,Andy Serkis, and Samuel L. Jackson. While on set, I participated in a great group interview with Joss Whedon.  He talked about how making The Avengers »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Joss Whedon Talks 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' 'Bigger' Sequels, and Scarlet Witch

17 December 2014 4:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

When we saw Joss Whedon on the set of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" this past summer, he looked like he had been beaten up by the movie's robotic bad guy. Bags drooped under each eye, he moved slowly, looked gaunt, and, while giving his answers the characteristically snappy Joss Whedon delivery, the way that countless characters of his have talked over the years in various TV shows and movies, this time it sounded more forced and battle-hardened. We were inside Avengers Tower, which had been mostly destroyed by Ultron (you can see bits of this in the trainer) and it looked like Whedon was part of that collateral damage.

But who could blame him? This was day 72 of the shoot, and there was at least another month of principle photography left to go. He was tired. And he was also under an incredible amount of pressure. Last time out, Whedon's »

- Drew Taylor

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Quicksilver'

16 December 2014 7:46 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ Marvel Comics' 'Quicksilver', aka 'Pietro Maximoff', played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson ("Kick-Ass") from the set of Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

Debuting in Marvel Comics' 'X-Men' #4 (March 1964), 'Quicksilver' was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, as the son of 'Magneto', twin brother of 'Scarlet Witch' and paternal half-brother of 'Polaris'.

An example of a ruthless villain turned good, the character is first revealed cinematically in a mid-credits scene in Marvel Studios' "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

"...'Quicksilver' is a mutant capable of moving and thinking at superhuman speeds. Originally capable of running at the speed of sound, the exposure to 'Isotope E' made it possible for the character to run at supersonic speeds of up to 'Mach 10', resisting the effects of friction, reduced oxygen and kinetic impact.

"The character's speed allows him to perform feats such as create cyclone-strength winds, »

- Michael Stevens

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Lego Pics Reveal "Ultron" Action Scenes?

16 December 2014 10:34 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

A large photo of the merchandising tie-in Lego sets for Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has gone online and in the process seems to reveal some big moments in the film and which characters will be involved in some key action sequences.

Of course, the shot may be purely for promotional purposes only and don't expect each of the scenarios depicted to be an actual moment from the film. The photo does seem to suggest the following possibilities and setups though:

The Iron Man Hulkbuster vs. Hulk fight seen in the trailer also appears to involve Scarlett Witch (Elisabeth Olson), and Hulk restrained in some kind of device.

An action sequence at a Hydra castle base in Europe where Hulk takes on a tank whilst Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) is charging at him. At the same time Captain America takes on Baron von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann) who has Loki's scepter. There »

- Garth Franklin

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Captain America'

16 December 2014 9:44 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a closer look @ actor Chris Evans as 'Steve Rogers' aka 'Captain America', on the set of director Joss Whedon's Marvel Studios "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

"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, intended to be the sequel to 2012's "Marvel's The Avengers" and the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' (McU).

"...with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' destroyed and the 'Avengers' on hiatus from stopping world threats, 'Tony Stark' aka 'Iron Man' creates 'Ultron'...

"...a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence, who can assess threats and control Stark's 'Iron Legion'.

"However, his plan quickly backfires when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth..."

Primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, »

- Michael Stevens

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Cobie Smulders Talks 'Avengers 2'; Lego Sets Revealed

16 December 2014 7:04 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While Avengers: Age of Ultron will bring back some of Marvel's biggest heroes on screen, together first the first time since Marvel's The Avengers, including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America and Hawkeye, there is one character that fans have gotten more and more excited about with each new appearance. While not necessarily a superhero, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent-turned-Stark employee Maria Hill has become a valuable utility player in the McU, and star Cobie Smulders's has been able to continually bring something new to her performance. That path continues in Avengers 2.

Cobie Smulders recently chatted with EW about her latest turn as Maria Hill. She offers insight into the evolution of this popular character. She also praises the fact that more and more woman are bing introduced into these movies.

"There's so many pieces to this giant puzzle, and I'm happy that Maria Hill is one of them. »

- MovieWeb

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Paul Bettany Talks J.A.R.V.I.S. & Vision in 'Avengers 2'

15 December 2014 11:18 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

There is still plenty we don't know about Avengers: Age of Ultron, as we inch closer and closer to the May 1, 2015 release date. One aspect of the story that has rarely been touched upon is the inclusion of Vision, which will be played by Paul Bettany, the longtime voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. in the Iron Man movies and Marvel's The Avengers. Earlier this month, a new poster offered us our best look at Vision yet, but the images were later removed, following a promo poster spotted in September. When asked when fans will finally get their first official look at Vision, Paul Bettany had this to say, in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

"It's still a secret. I think all will be revealed very shortly. It's a secret I've kept for about three years, which is really hard, especially with three kids. I'm contractually »

- MovieWeb

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Iron Man’s Mark Xliii Avengers: Age of Ultron armor revealed by Hot Toys

15 December 2014 10:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hot Toys has given us our best look yet at Tony Stark’s Mark Xliii Iron Man armor from the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron with a selection of promotional images for its upcoming die-cast metal 1/6th scale Mark Xliii Collectible Figure…

 

The movie-accurate Mark Xliii Collectible Figure is highly detailed and specially crafted based on the image of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Mark Xliii in Avengers: Age of Ultron, featuring a newly painted Tony Stark helmeted head sculpt, metallic red, gold and silver armor with weathered effects, Led light-up functions, and a specially designed diorama base with a damaged Ultron Mark I. A special edition will be available for selected markets which includes a Led lighted battle damaged helmet as bonus accessory.

The 1/6th scale Mark Xliii Collectible Figure is set for release next year.

See Also: Watch the extended Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer

Avengers: Age of Ultron »

- Gary Collinson

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'Avengers 2': New Iron Man Armor Revealed

15 December 2014 6:52 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If Marvel had wanted to end Tony Stark's story, Iron Man 3 served as the perfect closer. It brought a clean slate to the character, and pretty much wiped out all of his armor. But Robert Downey Jr. will be back to fight another day as the iconic Marvel superhero, which means he needs a whole new outfit in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron. Hot Toys has now revealed this new suit in full detail.

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Tony Stark will don the Mark Xliii Armor. And Hot Toys is releasing a premium action figure based on this model. A set of photos deliver our first look at this return to form for the character, which brings an inverted color scheme from its predecessor, the Mark Xlii. You can check out the images below, along with this description from Hot Toys:

"To get fans ready for this super exciting film, »

- MovieWeb

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - More Set Images

14 December 2014 9:12 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images from the recently wrapped set of the "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron", including actress Elizabeth Olsen as 'Scarlet Witch', actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson as 'Quicksilver', plus stunt doubles for 'Captain America', 'Thor' and 'Iron Man':

Scripted and directed by Joss Whedon, the new film features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, 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 team attack the 'Hydra' cell run by Strucker. 

"He has the staff of 'Loki', 'Chitauri' weaponry and the corpse of a 'Leviathan'.

"'Quicksilver' and 'Scarlet Witch' fight alongside Strucker against the Avengers...

"...Scarlet Witch using her powers to cast a »

- Michael Stevens

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Thor' Revealed Part 1

10 December 2014 10:59 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images of actor Chris Hemsworth as Marvel Comics' character 'Thor', plus Chris Evans as 'Captain America', shooting a sequence in a forest on the set of director Joss Whedon's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the 'Avengers', produced by Marvel Studios and to be 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' (McU).

The new film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that along with Hemsworth, includes Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and James Spader.

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" was primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, »

- Michael Stevens

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Thor' Revealed Part 2

10 December 2014 10:58 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images of actor Chris Hemsworth as Marvel Comics' 'Thor' on the set of the "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the 'Avengers', produced by Marvel Studios and to be 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' (McU).

The new film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that along with Hemsworth, includes Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and James Spader.

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea and various locations around England.

"...'Age Of Ultron' reportedly opens after »

- Michael Stevens

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - More Set Images

10 December 2014 3:55 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ set images from the "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" filming @ the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, with 'Captain America', 'Thor' and 'Tony Stark':

"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 team attack the 'Hydra' cell run by Strucker. »

- Michael Stevens

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Marvel's Phase 3 Started in Last Night's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

10 December 2014 12:37 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Yesterday we learned that Avengers: Age of Ultron would have a big impact on where the story goes for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. We don't know in what way it will affect the series, but it's going to happen. It looks like there's a lot of stuff going on in S.H.I.E.L.D., and apparently it's all leading up to what happens in Phase 3 of Marvel's cinematic universe. 

Executive producers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen recently did an interview with Marvel.com. During the interview they talked about the Inhumans element being included, which will lead to Phase 3.

(Spoilers directly below for anyone who did not watch the mid-season finale last night)

It was revealed that Skye (Chloe Bennet) is actually Daisy Johnson, also known as a character named Quake from the comics. It was also revealed that her father (Kyle MacLachlan) is really Calvin Zabo, who you might know as Mister Hyde. »

- Joey Paur

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Watch: New Behind-the-Scenes Clip from 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

9 December 2014 4:30 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I'm sure most here will be getting in line for Avengers: Age of Ultron no matter what marketing Disney-Marvel throws at us in the next few months, but in case you needed further convincing or just want to get another peek at the film, today brings a 30-second behind-the-scenes featurette about the "bevy of great characters" within the Marvel universe and what those characters mean for Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the clip, director Joss Whedon turns his focus to his two newest Marvel additions, Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) You aren't going to learn too much from this clip, but I'm sure it's enough to tide some of you over for at least a day or so. The one thing I will say, though, is I object to Whedon's statement that "Scarlet Witch's manipulation of objects and Quicksilver's super-speed are not things we've seen in the Marvel universe. »

- Jordan Benesh

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. showrunner confirms Avengers: Age of Ultron tie-in

9 December 2014 12:07 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following a successful tie-in with this year’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, wit has now been confirmed that Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will follow suit with Avengers: Age of Ultron , tying in to Joss Whedon’s hotly-anticipated sequel as its second season draws to a close.

“You should expect something,” executive producer Jed Whedon tells Entertainment Weekly. “The Avengers is the big tent that all the franchises play under. Obviously, we’re included in that. I don’t think any movie has the potential to impact us in the way that Captain America 2 did, but there will be connections.”

The second season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will likely come to an end early-to-mid May, so there’s a good chance that we could see the show laying some foundations for the film (which is set for release in the UK on April 24th 2015 and North America on »

- Gary Collinson

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'Avengers 2' Will Tie Into 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

9 December 2014 8:11 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Jed Whedon confirmed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that there will be a tie-in to Avengers: Age of Ultron at some point during Season 2. This doesn't come as a huge surprise, since Season 1 featured several connections to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including two appearances by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and tie-ins to Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Here's what Jed Whedon had to say in a statement.

"You should expect something. The Avengers is the big tent that all the franchises play under. Obviously, we're included in that."

No specific details were given for how the show would cross over with Avengers: Age of Ultron. However, it won't have nearly as big an impact as Captain America: The Winter Soldier had on the show, where the agency S.H.I.E.L.D. was decimated from the inside by Hydra, forcing Coulson »

- MovieWeb

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Godzilla game announced for PS3 and PS4 next summer

9 December 2014 3:43 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A Godzilla video game has been announced for a 2015 launch on PS3 and PS4.

Developed by Natsume-Atari and published by Bandai Namco, the game sees players control Godzilla, as the monster tramples cities and other environments.

Players must destroy an area's energy generator to progress, collecting G-Energy to grow larger and more powerful.

It features famous monsters such as Mothra, King Ghidorah and Mechagodzilla, as well as a dynamic "movie-style camera angle system".

The game include a 20-stage mission mode, a Diorama mode and a King of the Monsters mode in which Godzilla must fight through a selection of different beasts.

Bandai Namco's Herve Hoerdt said: "Godzilla has had a long history and is one of Japan's most famous and massive pop culture exports that have entertained millions of people for generations in the West."

The game will be released on PS4 and PS3 next summer.

A Godzilla movie starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, »

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