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Back in January it was reported that Kim Soo Hyun was to join the cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron and now the South Korean supermodel and actress has seemingly confirmed that she's joining the film, stating on Twitter (via Cbm) that: "After a long wait, I’m happy to be back with great news. I have a lot to do ahead of me, but for now, the words ‘Welcome to the Marvel Universe’ are amazing and kind of overwhelming. I was a fan of Marvel Comics, and if you really like something, looks like fate can make it happen."
The Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release on May 1st 2015, with a cast that includes Marvel veterans Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (The Incredible Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Cobie Smulders »
- Gary Collinson
News Simon Brew 7 Mar 2014 - 07:15
Thomas Kretschmann, who is playing Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in Joss Whedon's upcoming Avengers: Age Of Ultron (and reprising the character in at least one future Marvel movie too) will be playing Le Clerq in Agent 47. He's the chairman of Syndicate International, an organisation that's trying to create an army of agents. Sounds like a happy place to work.
Aleksander Bach is directing the new film, for which production is in Germany at the moment. We're expecting a release in 2015, although this hasn't been confirmed.
The Hollywood Reporter. »
While the latest Avengers: Age of Ultron buzz surrounds Scarlett Johansson's pregnancy and the effect it might have on the production, a new starlet has been confirmed to join the cast. Korean actress Kim Soo Hyun (Claudia Kim) has been rumored for some time, but she and Disney Korea reps made things official this week. “After a long wait, I’m happy to be back with great news,” started Kim Soo Hyun in a Twitter post yesterday. “I have a lot to do ahead of me, but for now, the words ‘Welcome to the Marvel Universe’ are amazing and kind of overwhelming. I was a fan of Marvel Comics, and if you really like something, looks like fate can make it happen.” In typical Marvel fashion, the character that Kim Soo Hyun is playing in Age of Ultron is being kept under wraps. “It would be a spoiler, so »
• Jude Law (The Grand Budapest Hotel) is in talks to join Melissa McCarthy (The Heat) and Rose Byrne (Insidious: Chapter 2) in the upcoming spy comedy Susan Cooper. Jason Statham (The Transporter) has also been confirmed to co-star in the upcoming film, which centers on the adventures of a James Bond-esque female spy. [The Wrap]
• Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) is in talks to join Disney’s live-action version of The Jungle Book. Currently, the actor is in the final stages of negotiations to lend his voice to the character of Shere Khan the tiger. Jon Favreau (Iron Man) is »
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Kretschmann is LeClerq, the chairman of Syndicate International, an organization which is striving to create an army of unstoppable agents.
Source: THR »
- Garth Franklin
Pregnant Celebrities - Scarlett Johansson's baby plans may have to delay filming for 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron'. The 29-year-old actress is reportedly due to welcome her first child into the world with her fiancé Romain Dauriac, 31, in August, but shooting for her upcoming movie, which kicks off on April 5, may need to be re-scheduled to fit around her growing baby bump. The blonde beauty plays Natasha Romanoff in the superhero film, which sees her squeeze into a figure-hugging catsuit and bosses are reportedly keen to shoot her scenes as soon as possible. A source told E! News: ''Shooting for the superhero sequel will need a bit of rearranging. They're going to fast-track her scenes.'' Meanwhile, Scarlett and Romain's baby news comes just six months after the French creative agency boss popped the question with a vintage Art Deco ring last year. However, the 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier »
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thomas Kretschmann, who plays Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, and currently on IMAX screens in the Russian movie Stalingrad, has signed on to play another high-profile villain in Fox’s Hitman video game adaptation Agent 47.
Kretschmann will play Le Clerq, the chairman of an organization called Syndicate International, which is set on creating an army of unstoppable agent, in the film. I actually wanted to see him play Albino, since I’m a big fan of the game myself.
Rupert Friend is playing the title character in the movie, which was to have been a Paul Walker. The film was scripted by A Good Day To Die Hard‘s Skip Woods and Michael Finch, and is being helmed by commercial director Aleksander Bach.
- Kellvin Chavez
German actor Thomas Kretschmann, who is playing Baron Von Strucker in next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron, has signed on for the villain role in Agent 47, a reboot of 20th Century Fox's Hitman video game adaptation.
Rupert Friend stars as the title character, a deadly assassin with a barcode tattooed on the back of his bald head, with Zachary Quinto and Hannah Ware co-starring in unspecified roles. Thomas Kretschmann is portraying LeClerq, the chairman of Syndicate International, an organization which is striving to create an army of unstoppable agents.
Paul Walker had initially been attached to play the lead before he tragically passed away in November.
Aleksander Bach is directing from a screenplay by original Hitman writer Skip Woods and Michael Finch (Predators), with Charles Gordon, Alex Young and Adrian Askarieh producing. The reboot is based on the Square Enix video game, which has sold more than 20 million units worldwide. »
While visiting the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier in July 2013, we got a chance to sit down and chat with Marvel’s president of production Kevin Feige and talk about the sequel, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of Shield and much more. After the jump you will find our roundtable interview with […]
- Peter Sciretta
One of the biggest secrets we learned while on the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier: is that the Captain America sequel ending will have big ramifications for the Marvel Cinematic Universe that will lead directly into Avengers: Age of Ultron. Find out what we learned after the jump. First up, Captain America series co-screenwriter […]
The post ‘Captain America 2′ Ending Will Have Big Ramifications for the McU and ‘Avengers 2′ appeared first on /Film. »
- Peter Sciretta
Thomas Kretschmann has well and truly gone over to the dark side. By that, we don’t mean he’s been spotted in public kicking puppies or leaving scathing Internet comments. He’s playing two villains on screen in a row, adding the primary antagonist of Hitman reboot Agent 47 to his current gig as Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in The Avengers: Age Of Ultron.With Rupert Friend taking over from the late Paul Walker as the titular agent, an assassin who discovers a conspiracy, Kretschmann will be Le Cierq, the chairman of Syndicate International, bent on creating an army of unstoppable agents. Aleksander Bach has the cameras rolling already in Berlin and Zachary Quinto is playing one of the other thorns in Agent 47’s side.From the sounds of it, Kretschmann will be heading directly from working with Joss Whedon on the Avengers sequel to the German set of the Hitman film, »
Thomas Kretschmann, who is playing Baron Strucker in Marvel Studios' The Avengers: Age of Ultron, has signed on to play another high-profile villain. The actor, currently on Imax screens in the Russian movie Stalingrad, will play Le Clerq in Agent 47, Fox International's sequel to the 2007 action movie Hitman. Rupert Friend is playing the title character in the movie, which was to have been a Paul Walker vehicle and is based on the best-selling video game. Story: Zachary Quinto Joining 'Agent 47' Zachary Quinto is already on board as another villain. Kretschmann will play the chairman of an
- Borys Kit
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is the rare comic book movie that takes on deep, relevant issues in a head-on way, exploring the national debate on domestic spying, drones, and the very definition of freedom. But don't worry, it still has plenty of sweet ass-kicking, as evidenced by the new, extended clip just released online by Disney. Also read: ‘Captain America 2' Sets ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in Motion, Bob Iger Says Here we find Cap (Chris Evans) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) on their way to free a gigantic boat that has been seized by pirates off the coast of Africa. »
- Jordan Zakarin
Marvel Studios will be releasing the third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is a direct sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “The Avengers.” The new film will also directly lead into “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, while featuring heavy action and expanding its universe. Disney recently released a new four-minute preview that features the film’s story and action! “Two years after the events of The Avengers, Steve Rogers resides peacefully in Washington, D.C., struggling to adapt to contemporary society. However, after a S.H.I.E.L.D. compatriot is assailed, Rogers becomes entangled in a mystery that may endanger the globe. Together with Natasha Romanoff, Captain [ Read More ]
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- Rudie Obias
If you haven't yet picked up Thor: The Dark World on DVD or Blu-ray yet, what are you waiting for??
The latest Marvel home video release just might be our favorite adventure yet. After all, who wouldn't want to see how Asgard has changed since the attack on New York in The Avengers? And the question on everyone's mind was certainly, how is Loki holding up?
If you need yet another reason to see Thor: The Dark World, then you'll want to check out the deleted scene down below - it's one of one of two new deleted scenes now available exclusively on Disney Movies Anywhere. Disney Movies Anywhere is Disney's all-new, cloud-based digital movie service that enables consumers to discover, purchase, and watch movie from Disney, Pixar, and Marvel.
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Thomas Kretschmann, who can currently be seen in Stalingrad and plays Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron , will play a villain in Fox's "Hitman" video game adaptation Agent 47 . He joins a cast that includes Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto and Hannah Ware. Kretschmann will play Le Clerq, the chairman of an organization called Syndicate International, which is set on creating an army of unstoppable agent. Aleksander Bach is currently directing the film in Berlin. Alex Young, Chuck Gordon and Adrian Askarieh are producing, and Daniel Alter is executive producing. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) »
Divergent Many scoffed at predictions that Neil Burger's Divergent adaptation starring Shailene Woodley would open in excess of $65 million, citing recent Ya flops like The Host, Beautiful Creatures and The Mortal Instruments, but Fandango reports that the Ya sci-fi/actioner has already outpaced the first Twilight in advance first-day ticket sales. The movie also made the top five of must-see movies for 2014 in Fandango's fan-submitted survey, besting fanboy favorites like 300: Rise of an Empire and Need for Speed. Veronica Roth, who wrote the book on which the movie is based, praised the movie, saying that she "loved it" and "was completely absorbed by it." Divergent opens March 21st.
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Baby Avenger Now that Scarlett Johansson is expecting her first child with fiancé Romain Dauriac, it's unclear what will happen with her Avengers character. Johansson's Black Widow character, next appearing in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, »
- BJSprecher Sprecher
(Cbr) Say it ain’t so, Cap! In a new interview, Chris Evans says he plans to take a hiatus from acting once his obligations as Marvel’s Captain America have ended. “I think when I’m done with this Marvel contract, I’ll take a little break from acting,” Evans said in a conversation with Glamour, pegged to his directorial debut, "1:30 Train". “With acting, you’re one piece in a very big puzzle. It’s like you helped buy a gift but you don’t know what the gift is, so you come back and see the movie. Sometimes it’s nice, sometimes it’s tragic. This process [directing], you’re involved in every single decision.” Evans’ comments about acting versus directing could signal difficult negotiations in the years ahead between Marvel and their “First Avenger.” Many have expected that Evans will play Steve Rogers in sequels to "Captain America: The Winter Soldier »
- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources
The Winter Soldier is the most recent character from the Captain America sequel to get their own poster. This guy is going to wreak havoc on S.H.I.E.L.D. and give Steve Rogers a hell of a fight. Cap has definitely met his match with this guy. This movie looks amazing! I'm so excited to see how the story plays out and how it will lead into Avengers: Age of Ultron. »
- Joey Paur
Marvel Studios will be releasing the third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is a direct sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “The Avengers.” The new film will also directly lead into “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, while featuring heavy action and expanding its universe. Disney recently released a new character poster that features Bucky Barnes Aka The Winter Soldier! “Two years after the events of The Avengers, Steve Rogers resides peacefully in Washington, D.C., struggling to adapt to contemporary society. However, after a S.H.I.E.L.D. compatriot is assailed, Rogers becomes entangled in a mystery that may endanger the globe. Together with Natasha Romanoff, [ Read More ]
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- Rudie Obias
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