Avengers: Age of Ultron: The Curse of Macbeth’s Candle

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[I wrote this the Monday after the movie opened, then forgot it was in my drafts folder. Since it’s doubled the Chinese box office of the first film in one week, and has yet to open in Japan, it looks like it might hit $1 Billion overseas. But not $450 Million in the U.S. Anyway, […]

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James Spader is Ultron in Avengers 2

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So with apologies to Paul Bettany, Marvel have announced that Ultron will be played by James Spader in Avengers 2: Age of Ultron.

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Joss Whedon says “brother-sister act” will be in Avengers 2 – but who?

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Ooh, these premieres really make people loosen up about forthcoming projects, don’t they? Speaking at the premiere for Iron Man 3, Joss Whedon has perhaps in/advertently revealed that two new characters will be joining the cast of Avengers 2: I’ve got these two characters, two of my favourite characters from the comic book, a brother-sister […]

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Emily Blunt and Ruth Wilson in talks to play Ms Marvel?

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Those two most reliable sources in the world The Daily Mail and Bleeding Cool are today suggesting that Joss Whedon has already started the casting for Avengers 2. An interesting claim, especially as they seem to think that Whedon’s first casting move is to find a Ms Marvel for the film. Not Captain Marvel – […]

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Joss Whedon is on board for The Avengers 2 AND Marvel TV show

On the scale of “Oh thank God,” this ranks pretty high.Joss Whedon will be back to write and direct AVENGERS 2, as Disney CEO Bob Iger told an investors call. Immediately after the announcement, people started throwing money directly at Iger, just pelting him with dollars and quarters. “Take our money!” they cried. “Just take it! THE AVENGERS has already made $1.5 billion worldwide and the sequel will make even more.”

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