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July 25 2014

Joss Whedon interviewed at the Guardians of the Galaxy London premiere. Video interview of Joss on the red carpet for the new Marvel release.

July 24 2014

SDCC exclusive concept art for Age of Ultron. Marvel.com has unveiled these two fantastic posters. Update: Two more posters can be found here.

July 23 2014

The Avengers - the 8-Bit game version. This is a wonderful thing to watch.
Hayley Atwell confirms Peggy Carter will appear in Avengers: Age of Ultron. More Marvel Cinematic Universe synergy.

July 22 2014

Joss Whedon helped cast Thanos for Avengers sequels. Whedon and Gunn worked together on casting the space villain, whose casting was confirmed today.

July 19 2014

Joss Whedon's honesty about the original Avengers script. "You need to pretend this draft never happened."

July 18 2014

Scarlett Johansson talks Avengers: Age of Ultron, Joss Whedon. There's also a feature over at EW.com about Joss and co are working around Scarlett's pregnancy whilst shooting the Avengers sequel (article is a little bit spoilerish for an Age of Ultron scene).

July 17 2014

(SPOILER) Why Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and The Vision will fight the bad fight. More details about this trio of new Marvel Cinematic Universe characters.

July 16 2014

Entertainment Weekly's exclusive first look at 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. "If you're part of a group that has already saved the world nine times, eventually you can't help but wonder: Isn't it somebody else's turn?" And there's pics too!
Joss Whedon and Kevin Feige talk Avengers Tower and Hulk sequence. This is from a recent Guardian of the Galaxy press event in London. A two minute behind the scenes featurette on the Avengers was shown. The discussion of the Hulk sequence is mildly spoilerish.

July 11 2014

Marvel Studios panel at this year's Comic-Con. This'll be on the Saturday at 5.30pm in Hall H. Last year's panel had the announcement of the title for the Avengers sequel.

July 07 2014

Mark Ruffalo on Avengers 2 - "There's more Science Bros stuff". He also describes the movie as "sweeping" and "epic".

July 02 2014

Serkis to play a role in Avengers 2, but not one that has been announced. Drew McWeeny of Hitfix clarifies a rumor created by an interview Serkis did with Variety. The piece also contains details on James Spader's contribution to the film.

July 01 2014

(SPOILER) Details about the Avengers: Age of Ultron finale get revealed. They're character specific spoilers.

June 29 2014

Andy Serkis talks about working on Avengers: Age of Ultron. His latest film 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' comes out on the 11th of next month.

June 28 2014

The Avengers cast you never see: Meet Marvel movie's stunt doubles. Earth's Mightiest-er Heroes! Includes an interview with Mark Ruffalo.

June 26 2014

Mark Ruffalo says Avengers 2 cast will be at Comic-Con. He tells Collider "Yeah, we're gonna go out there. We're all flying, we're flying from London. We're working. We're shooting. We're gonna stop and get on a plane and go to Comic Con together. It's gonna be amazing."

June 20 2014

(SPOILER) Some new exciting details about Avengers: Age of Ultron. These come from a recent Disney event (presumably the CineEurope screening).

June 19 2014

Disney debuts Avengers: Age of Ultron footage at CineEurope. There's no info on what was actually shown.

June 18 2014

Tom Lenk guests in the latest episode of Spooked. It also features The Avengers' Ashley Johnson.

June 17 2014

Mark Ruffalo says Marvel are "entertaining the idea" of a Hulk movie. But as he tells Digital Spy "But there's still nothing definitive, not even a skeletal version of what it would be. I look forward to going down that road, if we could crack that nut."

June 16 2014

(SPOILER) Set video from "Age Of Ultron". Tagging for spoilers on general principle but there's really not much going on that you wouldn't know about from the set pics that were posted last week.
Joss comments on the state of the superhero movie. A few quotes on pivoting from "things crashing into things" and some thoughts on The Dark Knight. No spoilers!

June 13 2014

(SPOILER) Avengers and friends spotted on set today. Multiple Avengers actors were spotted on set today at the University of East Anglia campus in Norwich, UK and photographed.

June 10 2014

(SPOILER) Caveat emptor - Avengers: Age of Ultron early story details revealed. Latino Review has info on the first 15 to 20 minutes of the movie.

June 06 2014

Mark Ruffalo on his 'bigger, more complex' Hulk in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. A preview of a recent interview Mark Ruffalo did with Total Film magazine.

June 05 2014

Spooked Ep. 1 Featuring Dichen Lachman, Ashley Johnson, EP Felicia Day. The first episode of Geek & Sundry's new scripted series "Spooked," features Dichen Lachman and Ashley Johnson. More...

May 30 2014

Serenity and The Avengers feature in Empire Magazine's '301 Greatest Movies of all Time'. It's a readers poll and Serenity got voted the 90th Greatest Movie of all Time and The Avengers the 16th. More...
A tour of The Avengers' S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit. This'll be on in New York until January 5th.
Josh Brolin cast as the voice of Thanos. He will voice the character ,first seen in the end credits scene of The Avengers, in "Guardians of the Galaxy" releasing in theaters on August 1st. Variety has also picked up the story. More...

May 21 2014

(SPOILER) Tidbits on Avengers 2 - Ultron, costumes, weapons and more. JoBlo has some info regarding the sequel.

May 19 2014

One movie/three structures: The Avengers. A comparative analysis of The Avengers through the lens of Jospeph Campbell's 'Hero's Journey', Blake Snyder's 'Save The Cat', and John Truby's 'Anatomy of Story'.

May 16 2014

The Avengers rally around father with cancer. Actors from the MCU have taken to social media to show their support for a fan battling cancer.

May 14 2014

(SPOILER) What now for Hydra in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Den of Geek speculates how much Hydra will continue to impact Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Avengers: Age of Ultron, etc.

May 12 2014

The Nerdist Writers Panel discusses the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marc Bernadin asks the fellow panelists whether the Marvel Cinematic Universe is just a big writers room run by Joss Whedon. The conversation starts at 55:10.

May 05 2014

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen talk Avengers: Age of Ultron. It's an Avengers specific interview from their recent Godzilla press tour.

May 02 2014

Andy Serkis helping Mark Ruffalo with Hulk motion capture. Mark revealed the news the other day.
Marvel's The Avengers movie graphics part of animation tradition. The number "A-113" appears in all Pixar movies for a special reason. Marvel's The Avengers is included in this tradition.

April 30 2014

The Avengers are coming to Disney Infinity. Disney announced that several Marvel characters and worlds will be added to the game (including Lola!).

April 25 2014

Marvel Chief Kevin Feige talks Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Kevin Feige discusses theories on whats coming up in The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

April 24 2014

Joss talks with Empire about Avengers: Age of Ultron. "I'm having a blast with Ultron. He's not a creature of logic - he's a robot who's genuinely disturbed."
Lou Ferrigno say he's back to voice The Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Lou Ferrigno said at WonderCon '14 he will voice The Hulk in the Avengers sequel.

April 23 2014

Robert Downey Jr tweets his first picture from the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Robert Downey Jr. poses with EP Jeremy Latcham on the set of The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Mark Ruffalo has added several set pics to his instagram account. More...

April 16 2014

Elizabeth Olsen talks The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Olsen briefly discusses the secrecy surrounding Age of Ultron and how filming the movie compares to Godzilla (which she and Aaron Taylor-Johnson also star in).

April 15 2014

Paul Bettany confirms Vision role in 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Paul Bettany discusses the difference between voicing JARVIS and playing Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

April 14 2014

All in a day's work for movie stunt people. The stunt work of Chris Evans' and Scarlett Johansson's stunt doubles are highlighted in this piece from CBS Sunday Morning News. More...

April 11 2014

(SPOILER) Guardians of the Galaxy to set up Avengers 3. Director James Gunn mentions how The Guardians of the Galaxy film ties into the continuity of Marvel's The Avengers movies.

April 09 2014

Joss Whedon's direction for Avengers 2 inspired by The Winter Soldier? During the Empire magazine's film podcast, the Russo brothers reveal their work may have inspired Joss to make some changes for the anticipated sequel. Spoilers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. More...

April 05 2014

(SPOILER) Explaining Captain America: The Winter Soldier's post-credits scenes. Vulture breaks down the two post credit sequences in Captain America. They explain that Joss Whedon directed the first post credit sequence and what it means for The Avengers: Age of Ultron. More...

April 04 2014

Scarlett Johansson talks Age of Ultron. "Nothing's getting cleaned up and tied up in a big, red shiny bow in "Avengers 2." It's complex, and the universe is expanding even more." She also discusses Avengers and Captain America 2 among other things. Chris Evans also gave a interview with Inquirer about The Avengers sequel. "There's a real sense of comfort and confidence not just in Joss, but in the whole Marvel clan, a sense of comfort that what you are working on and what you are giving so much of yourself [to] is going to pay you back with a quality film."

April 01 2014

Hawkeye and Hulk get 'Avengers 2' spotlight, says Feige. Feige promises that the two characters we have not seen since the last Avengers movie will have large parts in Age of Ultron. Also says that he would love to do a solo Hulk film with Mark Ruffalo. In related news, Kevin talks about Joss Whedon's collaborative working process at joblo.com.

March 31 2014

Captain America's new look in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Production images show Cap's new suit.

March 29 2014

Jeremy Renner on Chris Evans and Avengers: Age of Ultron. A bigger role for Hawkeye this time round? Yes please.

March 28 2014

(SPOILER) New pictures from The Avengers: Age of Ultron set. Images of Hawkeye's new costume and what seems to be Ultron's mask design have surfaced.
An apology from Joss to the residents of Seoul. He apologizes for the disruption the filming of The Avengers: Age of Ultron will cause to their city and country. More...

March 25 2014

Chris Evans says he's ready to leave acting behind after fulfilling his Marvel contract. He will make at least three more appearances as Captain America in Marvel films.
Robert Downey Jr. on Avengers: Age of Ultron. He tells Variety, "This one is a very ambitious sequel. If you read it, it's dense, it's smart. Joss [Whedon] is a really smart guy."

March 24 2014

First Look at Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Set photos of Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson (and Jeremy Renner) in costume during filming.

March 23 2014

(SPOILER) First shots of The Avengers: Age of Ultron filming. Filming is underway in Italy's Aosta Valley, and DarkHorizons has the details on the actors present and what's going on.

March 20 2014

(SPOILER) Review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Article contains traces of Whedonverse. Update: here's a spoiler free review written specifically for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans. It won't spoil UK fans for the tv series either.
Disney to release The Avengers:Age of Ultron in IMAX. In other Avengers-related news, Scarlett Johansson gives a very brief video interview with IGN about her character's storyline in the sequel.
Brian Tyler will score 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. He was the composer for 'Iron Man 3', 'Thor: The Dark World' and the Marvel one-shot 'All Hail the King'.

March 19 2014

Mark Ruffalo teases an Avengers romance. Hulk himself talks filming in South Africa, being Science Bros. with Tony Stark, and whether Banner finds love in Avengers 2.

March 13 2014

How The Avengers was almost rated R. Movies.com interviews Kevin Feige on how the superhero ensemble almost got the dreaded R rating.

March 12 2014

Joss Whedon directed one of the post-credits scenes in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Marvel's Kevin Feige confirmed this in an interview with Collider.
Promo for 'Marvel: Assembling a Universe'. This special will air next Tuesday at 8/7c on ABC.

March 10 2014

Chris Hemsworth on Avengers 2 - "Bigger and more exciting and crazier". He said at Wizard World Sacremento that "Everything in Avengers is ramped up though. It kind of blew me away reading it."

March 08 2014

Watch Robert Downey Jr work out for Avengers 2.
Korean actress Kim Soo Hyun to star in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Soo Hyun mentioned her involvement on Twitter. It was confirmed by Walt Disney Company Korea. Her character was described by Marvel as "a substantial supporting role".

February 27 2014

ABC to air Marvel special with 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' sneak peek. The docu-special promises to give viewers a "front row seat to the inception of Marvel Studios, the record-breaking films, the cultural phenomenon, and further expansion of the universe by Marvel Television." Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe will premiere Tuesday, March 18 at 8 p.m.

February 25 2014

Drew Pearce interview sparks "Joss Whedon to direct Avengers 3" speculation. Various pop culture sites are picking up on this comment Drew made to Movies.com, "Unless you're Joss [Whedon] and you're making Avengers 2 and 3".

February 18 2014

Marvel announces that Avengers: Age of Ultron will film in South Korea. Joss and co are going all over the world.

February 14 2014

Avengers 2 production foiled by UK floods. Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England has been devestated by floods where members of the cast were due to attend for costume tests this week.

February 13 2014

Elizabeth Olsen talks about her Scarlet Witch costume from The Avengers 2. "It respects and involves the comic-book character but it's different, more rooted."

February 11 2014

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is now filming. Production has started in South Africa today.
Top Gear behind the scenes with Tom Hiddleston. He was the star in the reasonably priced car. More...

February 08 2014

(SPOILER) First rumors on the Vision's costume. Unconfirmed details on Paul Bettany's character outfit. Always good to speculate.

February 07 2014

(SPOILER) Avengers 2 - Ms. Marvel to appear? El Mayimbe at Latino Review has a scoop on The Avengers sequel (not the Paul Bettany news). More...
(SPOILER) Paul Bettany joins the Avengers 2 cast. And we don't mean as Jarvis.

February 01 2014

Whedon's Avengers heading to Johannesburg. There was discussion last year that the movie would be shot in South Africa.

January 26 2014

Info on European and Asian filming locations for The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Rumour has it the movie's location shoots will be quite global.

January 25 2014

Joss Whedon on Avengers: Age of Ultron - Godfather 2 is my 'guiding star'. A brief video interview with Joss from his recent French visit. ComicBookMovie.com has a transcript of his remarks.

January 19 2014

Mark Ruffalo on Avengers: Age of Ultron - "It's better, it's cooler, it's more awesomer". He talked to MTV News briefly about the sequel and said that Bruce Banner "gets to do such great stuff".

January 15 2014

Thomas Kretschmann cast in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. He'll play a new villain for Earth's mightiest heroes to face.
Scarlett Johansson talks about the Avengers 2 script. No plot points or anything, she just gives her thoughts on the script. More...

January 09 2014

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon involved in the idea for the 'All Hail The King' Marvel One-Shot. Joss's role is revealed in the idea behind the Marvel One-Shot included on the Thor The Dark World Blu Ray. More...
Kevin Feige explains why Ultron was chosen to assemble The Avengers. More...

December 20 2013

(SPOILER) Latino Review has spoilerish scoop on Avengers:Age of Ultron. Latino Review has a pretty big spoiler scoop if true. Update - HitFix has more information.

December 12 2013

Colonel James Rhodes reported to be part of Avengers 2. Bleeding Cool also says that Simon McBurney may be in the movie.

December 08 2013

Ben Davis reported to be the Director of Photography for Avengers 2. He's worked on Guardians of the Galaxy, Kick-Ass and Stardust.

November 28 2013

Elizabeth Olsen discusses Scarlet Witch with AOL Moviefone. In this Q&A, she describes Scarlet Witch as, "a messed up lady." Olsen also said, "I hung out with Mr. Whedon recently." She also has to rely on her brother for comic book info as she has never read comics.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron script is finished according to Mark Ruffalo! He tweeted the news the other day.

November 25 2013

Marvel announces that Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson are in The Avengers sequel. This official announcement will come as a surprise to absolutely no one.

November 15 2013

Elizabeth Olsen on her role in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. She talks about her 'damaged' character.

November 11 2013

Elizabeth Olsen confirms she is The Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron. She talked to MTV about working with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and complimented Joss as well.

November 10 2013

'Thor: The Dark World' takes $86.1 million at the US box office. The movie has taken $327.1 million worldwide.

November 08 2013

Cobie Smulders on Avengers: Age of Ultron. "I hope I'm in Avengers 2. I didn't get my invitation yet. Well, actually, they know I'm in it but they don't know to what degree I'm in it."

November 05 2013

Loki talks to some kids. He wants their opinion on superheroes in this Comedy Central promo for Thor: The Dark World.

November 04 2013

The Avengers makes The Guardian's top 10 superhero movies list. "In retrospect, you could also read the movie's teamwork premise as a metaphor for Whedon's own career-long problem with Hollywood: how to achieve a lasting result when everything threatens to be watered down by committee decision-making? Here, at last, he finally cracked it."

October 30 2013

(SPOILER) Kevin Feige explains Joss' involvement in Thor: The Dark World. The article is spoilerish for some scenes from the movie.

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