Concepts For The Avengers Initial Opening And Closing Title Sequences Surface

One of many memorable attributes of Marvel's The Avengers superhero assembly was the title sequences beautifully crafted by Method Design. And with the Joss Whedon-helmed spectacle soon to be available for home viewing, Creative Director Steve Viola has shared with Art of the Title info & images regarding the their creation. Featuring iinitial designs and a snippet of the opening title in original quality, observe below. Click Image To Enlarge “As we honed in on our primary concepts, we had about seven that covered Joss’ key themes while incorporating others, from the Tesseract to New York City. The chosen concept actually went through a few iterations before it was ready to show. Originally, we were going with an abstract fly-through of the Helicarrier where we would come across some of the heroes’ items, but it wasn’t post-battle and it was just as much about the Helicarrier as the characters
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The Week in Spandex - Justice League, The Dark Knight Rises, Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Captain America 2, The Amazing Spider-Man, X-Men, Arrow and more

Our weekly round-up of the big news stories from the world of movie superheroes…

Considering the success of Marvel's The Avengers, it was inevitable that Warner Bros. executives would soon cast their eye towards their very own team of DC superheroes, so it came as little surprise this week to learn that the studio has revived its plans for a live-action Justice League movie. According to reports, WB has turned to screenwriter Will Beall (Gangster Squad and the upcoming Logan's Run and Lethal Weapon 5) to craft a script for Justice League, while Green Lantern scribes Marc Guggenheim and Michael Green are said to be working on The Flash, and fellow Gl writer Michael Goldenberg penning a new take on Wonder Woman. Naturally there are plenty of rumours flying around about Warner's plans for their DC Universe, but at the moment we know very little about any of these projects, so
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Fully Assembled: The Making of The Avengers

Trevor Hogg chats with visual effects supervisors Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Bryan Grill, Simon Maddison, Dan Rosen, and Alessandro Cioffi as well as Creative Director Steve Viola about their work on The Avengers...

“Marvel tends to overlap their film projects – their current M.O. seems to be to have three pictures on the go at any one time, staggered between pre-production, principal photography, and post-production,” explains Visual Effects Supervisor Janek Sirrs (The Matrix) as to how he got involved in making the comic book movie epic The Avengers (2012). “It timed out such that I had conveniently finished up Iron Man 2 [2010] a few months earlier, with enough downtime to recover my sanity in-between. My work on IM2 meant that I was at least the resident expert on 1/6th of the Avengers characters!” Writer-Director Joss Whedon (Serenity) had a major concern which needed to be addressed. “It was key to Joss
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