ARTICLES RELATING TO THE AVENGERS

Scarlett Johansson to have Black Widow movie?

2014-02-15 22:10

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige confirmed he's been in talks about a film based on Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow character, which she first starred as in 2010's 'Iron Man 2'.

Avengers sequel filming in Jozi postponed

2014-02-10 09:55

Road closures in the Johannesburg CBD will come to effect on Tuesday after the filming company of the sequel to The Avengers postponed filming, metro police have said.

Whedon's Avengers heading to Joburg

2014-02-01 14:02

South African movie fans could be in for a treat with the follow-up to Joss Whedon’s megahit The Avengers set to be partially filmed in Gauteng.

What does comic book hero creator Stan Lee got up his sleeve?

2013-11-27 17:30

Stan Lee, the man behind Iron Man, X-Men and more, is creating a brand new character for the big screen with Hollywood producer Avi Arad.

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Marvel released a teaser for the 2015 The Avengers sequel, Age of Ultron. And it sounds epic.

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Angelina scared kids as Disney villain

2013-08-12 10:43

Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance at the Disney D23 Expo to promote her new movie Maleficent and explained why her daughter Vivienne was cast in the fantasy flick.

Avengers 2 villain will 'juice things up'

2013-08-01 21:20

Director Joss Whedon says the new Avengers villain Ultron will prove a formidable foe for Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers gang.

The Avengers 2 title revealed

2013-07-22 15:36

Director Joss Whedon has introduced plans - as well as the new villian - for the highly anticipated Avengers sequel at Comic Con in San Diego.

Hollywood's highest paid actor named

2013-07-17 20:15

Robert Downey Jr has been named the world's highest paid actor over the past 12 months - ahead of Channing Tatum and Hugh Jackman.

Is Downey Jr going to be Iron Man forever?

2013-06-21 11:57

Marvel has announced that Robert Downey Jr will be back to play Iron Man in two sequels to the blockbuster superhero action film The Avengers.

Avengers, Guardians won't swap stars

2013-06-13 17:02

Marvel's The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy won't feature the same actors portraying their Marvel characters, according to director Joss Whedon.

Whedon: Shakespeare informs Avengers

2013-06-09 21:12

Joss Whedon says he 'cribbed' his inspiration for the characters from the Marvel universe from from the works of William Shakespeare.

Joss Whedon sad to turn down Star Wars

2013-05-30 19:09

Joss Whedon admits to being disappointed that he couldn't direct Star Wars Episode VII as he is already connected to The Avengers sequel in 2015.

Joss Whedon eager to unveil Avengers 2 villain

2013-05-29 13:09

Director Joss Whedon says he is "excited" about the new villain to be revealed in The Avengers 2, but admitted he could probably never top Tom Hiddleston's Loki.

Superhero movies key to 1st date success

2013-05-22 22:15

More than three quarters of women polled said that superhero films such as The Avengers and The Dark Knight were ideal first date movies, according to a new survey.

Robert Downey Jr wants $100m payday

2013-05-13 21:47

Robert Downey Jr is asking for a guaranteed $100m deal to return for two sequels to The Avengers.

Iron Man 3 grabs $21.5m in China debut

2013-05-03 12:41

Iron Man 3 has earned $21.5m in itsopening day in China, beating the $18m haul that The Avengers took in over its first two days in China last year.

Joss Whedon: Thanos is Avengers 'big finale'

2013-05-02 08:35

Joss Whedon has hinted that the villainous Thanos, who was introduced at the end of The Avengers, will be the "big finale" for the superhero franchise.

Tom Hiddleston for The Crow remake

2013-04-22 17:40

The Avengers star Tom Hiddeston is reportedly in talks to star in a remake of The Crow, which originally starred the late Brandon Lee as a man who returns from the grave to avenge his death.

The Avengers wins big at MTV Movie Awards

2013-04-15 08:29

With a cast of superheroes and villains, The Avengers has beaten out its competitors to become the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards.

Van Damme wants Avengers role

2013-03-20 21:03

Jean Claude Van Damme says he would love to star in The Avengers 2 and has suggested a number of Marvel characters he could play.

Iron Man 3 goes dark in new trailer

2013-03-06 15:41

Iron Man 3 has been tipped to focus more on Robert Downey Jr's human character Tony Stark than his superhero alter-ego Iron Man. Watch the latest trailer here.

Hollywood flush with 2012 billions

2012-12-27 13:04

The big deal for Hollywood is not the record $10.8bn that studios took in at US theatres in 2012. It's the fact that the number of tickets sold went up for the first time in three years.

Chris Hemsworth worries about Avengers

2012-12-03 22:12

Chris Hemsworth has said that he worries about the success of superhero blockbuster The Avengers and the fact that the film's success will be impossible to live up to.

Cobie Smulders for Captain America 2

2012-10-31 15:19

Cobie Smulders will reprise her Avengers role as Maria Hill in the upcoming Marvel sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, opposite Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson.

 

Avengers sequel filming in Jozi postponed

2014-02-10 11:17

Road closures in Johannesburg will come to effect on Tuesday after the filming of The Avengers was postponed.

Jozi streets closed for Avengers sequel

2014-02-10 08:51

Several streets in the Johannesburg CBD will be closed from Monday for the filming of the sequel to the superhero movie The Avengers, metro police said.

Avengers character is 'crazy' according to actress

2013-12-04 15:36

Elizabeth Olsen says her character Scarlet Witch in The Avengers: Age of Ultron is "crazy" and the most dysfunctional character she's "ever played".

X-Men and Avengers won't be meeting up any time soon

2013-10-23 19:00

Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige insists there are no plans to make the superhero universes of X-Men and Avengers Assemble collide any time soon.

Marvel wins superhero rights case

2013-08-12 13:52

A federal appeals court has sided with Marvel in a dispute about who owns the rights to popular comic heroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.

Bourne will be back - without Matt

2013-08-06 08:31

Jeremy Renner will reprise his role as Aaron Cross in a fifth Bourne film, the second Bourne production without original star Matt Damon.

Another character cut from Avengers 2

2013-07-25 16:33

Director Joss Whedon has revealed which beloved The Avengers character won't be returning for the The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Watch the incredible 40-minute Marvel Cinematic Universe panel at 2013 Comic-Con featuring Tom Hiddleston in full Loki gear and previewing Marvel's big upcoming releases: Thor The Dark World, Captain America Winter Soldier, Guardians of The Galaxy, and The Avengers sequel, which has officially been titled The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Hugh wants Wolverine in Avengers 2

2013-07-12 22:30

Hugh Jackman wants his Wolverine character and Spider-Man to join forces with Marvel superheros in The Avengers 2.

Loki not returning for Avengers 2

2013-06-19 15:04

Joss Whedon has revealed that Tom Hiddleston will most likely not be reprising his role as the villainous Loki in The Avengers sequel due for release in 2015.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson for Avengers 2?

2013-06-10 22:20

Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson is being courted to play Quicksilver in Joss Whedon's big budget sequel to The Avengers.

Kick-Ass 2 is 'anti-Avengers'

2013-06-03 22:07

Director Jeff Wadlow has said that the controversial Kick-Ass sequel, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz, is nothing like The Avengers.

Iron Man 3 now 5th highest grossing movie

2013-05-29 14:46

Iron Man 3 has become the fifth highest grossing film of all time after making $1.14bn in just one month.

Evan Peters lands X-Men role

2013-05-24 19:47

Evan Peters will star as Quicksilver in X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer has confirmed on Twitter.

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Agent Coulson lives! See the first trailer from the upcoming TV series about the team we last saw in the movie The Avengers. The new series, which will air on ABC in the US, follows Agent Phil Coulson (played by Clark Gregg) as puts together a small team of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents to handle strange new cases. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is created by The Avengers director Joss Whedon and will premiere in the US in September.

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The Avengers cast demand sequel pay rise

2013-05-09 12:24

The cast of The Avengers are locked in tense talks with Marvel to secure a higher salary for the sequel due in 2015, after the first movie grossed $1.5bn worldwide

Marvel plans female superhero film

2013-05-02 22:16

Marvel Studios has plans to make a female superhero film to go along with its already established franchises including Iron Man and Thor.

Iron Man 3 beats The Avengers debut

2013-04-29 11:51

Iron Man 3 has exceeded expectations by earning $195.3m in just five days around the world, surpassing last year's opening weekend numbers for The Avengers.

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2013 MTV Movie Awards

2013-04-15 09:19

The MTV Movie Awards, the annual awards that recognises the most important movie moments in the past year - Best Villain, Fight, Kiss and WTF Moment - gets the stars to come out for a raucous party. See pics of the casts of The Avengers, Pitch Perfect, Star Trek Into Darkness and The Fast and the Furious take to the stage.

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The Avengers 2 to film in the UK

2013-04-03 21:41

Even though neither a plot nor a cast has been revealed for The Avengers 2, reports say that the Marvel sequel is due to start shooting at Pinewood-Shepperton studios in the UK in early 2014.

Thor sequel features 'deep challenges'

2013-03-20 19:27

Chris Hemsworth's titular Norse god will face "deep challenges" in the upcoming Thor sequel, Thor: The Dark World, according to his co-star Ray Stevenson.

Marvel hints at Iron Man 4

2013-01-22 14:14

Marvel has hinted there will be at least two more Iron Man movies after the release of the third movie later this year and a sequel to The Avengers.

Avengers villain might not return for sequel

2012-12-22 22:06

Tom Hiddleston has said that he has "no idea" if he will reprise his role as villain Loki in The Avengers 2 and is waiting to hear from director Joss Whedon.

Disney to keep hands off Star Wars brand

2012-11-01 08:10

Experts believe that Disney will be keeping its fingerprints off the Star Wars brand after the company purchased the franchise from Lucasfilm for $4bn.

Justice League to compete with Avengers 2

2012-10-20 11:25

The Justice League movie is to go head-to-head with the The Avengers sequel after the DC Comics movie was given a prospective release date of summer 2015.

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