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Marvel reveals ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ concept art, announce ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ at Comic Con; Joaquin Phoenix in talks for ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel, the reigning kings of Comic Con, selfishly dominated the weekend’s news cycle with some juicy new details about their upcoming slate. First, over the course of the Con they unveiled some concept art character posters, which, when “assembled” make up the above image, showing the Avengers (plus newbies Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Vision) in serious […]

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Marvel finds a director for ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel may have lost an Ant-Man director, but they’ve at least gained one for Doctor Strange. Scott Derrickson (Sinister) Tweeted yesterday, “My next movie will be STRANGE,” making semi-official his link to the Marvel property. According to Variety, talks are still early, but there aren’t expected to be any roadblocks on the way to a deal being made. […]

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Don Cheadle’s War Machine will appear in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Though Don Cheadle’s Col. Rhodes (friends call him Rhodey) wasn’t even mentioned in The Avengers, Hitfix has confirmed he will have a key part in the upcoming sequel, Age of Ultron. Cheadle took over from Terrence Howard in Iron Man 2, though it wasn’t until Iron Man 3 that the character became an integral cog in the Marvel universe, evolving into the […]

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Samuel L. Jackson confirms Elizabeth Olsen as a new Avenger

Because every word that comes out of Samuel L. Jackson’s mouth is unfiltered truth, we can say with authority Elizabeth Olsen will indeed appear in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Jackson shared all he knew about the upcoming Marvel sequel. “I don’t think we begin shooting before March of […]

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James Spader to play Ultron in The Avengers 2

James Spader has scored the villainous part of Ultron in Joss Whedon’s upcoming sequel to The Avengers. Marvel broke the news on their website. Ultron is a mad, sentient robot who, in the comics, takes over Earth, leaving dead superheroes in its wake. It is unknown if Spader will don a suit to portray the bot, or […]

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Elizabeth Olsen wanted for Avengers sequel

Elizabeth Olsen is being considered for the part of The Scarlet Witch in Joss Whedon’s Avengers sequel, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. This is according to Bleeding Cool, whose sources suggest Marvel has been courting the Martha Marcy May Marlene star ever since Saoirse Ronan passed on the role. Scarlet Witch is one of two new heroes who’ll […]

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Superman will face off against Batman in Man of Steel sequel

The biggest news from Comic-Con came courtesy of Zack Snyder, who took the stage at the end of Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures’ joint panel to announce that Superman and Batman would soon share the big screen. Snyder first confirmed he would be helming a sequel to Man of Steel. “I’ve pored through the DC […]

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Joss Whedon announces Avengers sequel title and villain at Comic-Con

Joss Whedon returned to Comic-Con over the weekend to give Marvel’s upcoming Avengers sequel a fancy new subtitle. Christened The Avengers: Age of Ultron, the picture takes its name from a 2013 10-issue limited series comic by Brian Michael Bendis. In it, a mad, sentient robot named Ultron takes over Earth, leaving dead superheroes in […]

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