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Aaron Johnson vs. Evan Peters: Who Will Be the Better Quicksilver?

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Last week we heard that Kick-Ass himself, Aaron Johnson, is reportedly Marvel's top choice to play Quicksilver in 'The Avengers 2.' And as you already know, the character is already making an appearance in next summer's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' in the form of Evan Peters. Obviously, we're asking ourselves the same question everybody else is (or eventually will be): who is the better choice for Quicksilver?

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‘Avengers 2′ – Which Actor Is Marvel’s Top Choice to Join the Superhero Team?

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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.

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Joss Whedon Won’t Do ‘Avengers 2′ Without Robert Downey Jr.

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Marvel

Robert Downey Jr.'s contract with Marvel is up, which may make things a little difficult for Joss Whedon when it comes time to film 'The Avengers 2.' And Whedon says he just won't do it without his 'Iron Man.'

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Has Marvel Found Its Thanos?! ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Casts Benicio Del Toro

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It looks like Marvel may have found its "Mad Titan." As the James Gunn-directed 'Guardians of the Galaxy' continues to bulk up its cast, another lead role has been shelled out, this time to Benicio Del Toro. And based on the preliminary character description, it certainly sounds like he'll be playing Thanos.

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Joss Whedon Wants to Include Batman in ‘The Avengers 2′

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Warner Bros./Marvel Studios

Director Joss Whedon almost has his pick of the litter when it comes to superheroes to cast for 'Avengers 2' there's one character he would love to include more than anyone else: Batman! But is there really any chance of this massive crossover ever happening?

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‘The Avengers 2′: Joss Whedon Has A Lot to Say About Thanos — Er, the Villain

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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.

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‘Avengers 2′ — Joss Whedon Talks Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch

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NBC

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.

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

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Marvel

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?

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Saoirse Ronan on Playing Scarlet Witch in ‘The Avengers 2′

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After she became an alien-possessed human in 'The Host' and a teen vampire in 'Byzantium,' will Saoirse Ronan end up next transforming into a witch? More specifically, Scarlet Witch in Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers 2'? The director recently confirmed that this classic comic book character and her brother, Quicksilver, are currently set to appear in the sequel to Marvel's superhero team blockbuster, and the actress the studio is reportedly using as a template for Scarlet Witch has come forward to address the chatter.

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Comic Strip: Nick Fury’s New Look, ‘Red 3′ and the Mysterious Future of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′

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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to D.C. and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we have 'Man of Steel' soundtrack mash-ups, Thanos rumors for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'Avengers 2' plus a look into Spider-Man’s “future.”

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