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'Avengers 2' - Which Actor Is Marvel's Top Choice to Join the Superhero Team?

by Mike Sampson June 7, 2013 @ 5:25 PM
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When Joss Whedon announced he was adding two new characters to 'Avengers 2' in the brother/sister team of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, fans couldn't help but immediately start speculating who would be cast as the new additions to the team. Previously, we reported that Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was the top choice for Scarlet Witch and now we know who Whedon and Marvel have their eye on to play Quicksilver. And it's a name superhero movie fans will definitely be familiar with.

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': How Will Nick Fury Appear?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 7, 2013 @ 10:16 AM
The first trailer for Marvel's Joss Whedon-directed 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' gave us a clue as to which 'Avengers' stars (beside Coulson) would make the first appearance in ABC's new series. But superheroes aren't the only Marvel characters we'd want to see. Were the man himself, Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury, to show up in Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' how would Jackson want it to be done?

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Joss Whedon Won't Depend On 'The Avengers'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 5, 2013 @ 2:08 PM
With the Upfronts over, fall feeling further and further away, and Comic-Con 2013 on the immediate horizon, we're not certain how ABC will handle promotion of Marvel's Joss Whedon-directed 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Whedon himself has proven to be plenty forthcoming with tidbits on the TV series, but how will ABC approach more casual fans of Marvel's Cinematic Universe?

Joss Whedon Is Pissed Off Over Why There's a Lack of Female Superhero Movies

by Nick Romano June 5, 2013 @ 10:26 AM
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With the superhero movie genre experiencing its own renaissance, there've been attempts to give more superheroines time to shine. The CW's long-troubled Wonder Woman series, 'Amazon,' might still possibly find its footing, while fans have been shouting praise for Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow. Why is it taking so long for a solid female-driven superhero flick to happen? 'Avengers' and 'Avengers 2' director Joss Whedon has the answer, and it pisses him off.

'The Avengers 2': Joss Whedon Has A Lot to Say About Thanos -- Er, the Villain

by Nick Romano May 28, 2013 @ 11:15 AM
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All the focus on 'The Avengers 2' has recently fallen on one of the film's new additions, Quicksilver, as Fox has unexpectedly cast their own version in the new 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' (You can read all about that bit of drama here.) That said, we've lost sight a bit on what the Marvel sequel is ultimately about -- the new villain -- but director Joss Whedon has a lot to say about him.

'Avengers 2' -- Joss Whedon Talks Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch

by Jacob Hall May 25, 2013 @ 10:05 AM
The current discussion around 'The Avengers 2' has shifted from the stars demanding higher pay to something equally inside baseball: the rights to the characters of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. In the pages of the comics, they're mutants and Avengers, which has led to a pretty sticky situation. Fox, who has the X-Men rights, plans to use Quicksilver for the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' Marvel and writer/director Joss Whedon plan to use him for 'Avengers 2.' This conflict remained hidden when Whedon went on Late Night to chat about the characters with Jimmy Fallon.

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Joss Whedon Talks "Everyman" Approach, Global Scale

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 24, 2013 @ 3:12 PM
It remains to be seen how generous Marvel will be with its forthcoming 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' series between now and the premiere, given that ABC hasn't made initial screeners of the pilot available to press, but Joss Whedon remains eager to engage about the series' unique approach to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Find out what Joss had to say about the integration of Marvel characters and the series' global dealings inside!

'Avengers' vs. 'X-Men': Where Should Quicksilver Land?

by Eric Walkuski May 24, 2013 @ 8:06 AM
Yesterday brought the somewhat startling news that Bryan Singer intends on using the character Quicksilver in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and in fact cast Evan Peters for the role; a controversial decision, since Joss Whedon had already stated Quicksilver will be appearing in 'The Avengers 2.' So which franchise do you think will be a better fit for the speedy character?