According to MovieTickets.com, Marvel’s The Avengers has pre-sold more tickets in the United States than Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger combined.
Finally, some good news for Disney in a year that’s seen John Carter bring some ridiculously heavy clouds to the skies over the Magic Kingdom just for being a (relative) flop: Marvel’s The Avengers looks like it’s going to be a big hit, with pre-release tracking giving it an opening weekend of somewhere in the region of $125 million. Impressive? Sure. But also, just maybe a little low…?
The Adjustment Bureau‘s F. Gary Gray is reportedly in talks to helm an NWA biopic, leaving Marvel with one less contender to direct the 2014 sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger.
Disney has announced the sequel to Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger will arrive in theaters April 4, 2014, picking up where The Avengers leaves off, with Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) continuing his affiliation with S.H.I.E.L.D. in the modern era.
Marvel’s list of contenders to helm the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger reportedly has been whittled down to The Italian Job‘s F. Gary Gray, The Adjustment Bureau‘s George Nolfi, and Community‘s Anthony and Joe Russo.
Neal McDonough, who played Dum Dum Dugan in Captain America: The First Avenger, says a sequel will begin shooting late this year, “hopefully” to be followed by a Nick Fury movie.
Taking time out from Django Unchained, writer/director Quentin Tarantino assembled a list of his favorite movies, screenplays and directors of 2011. See how it stacks up to yours.
Captain America: The First Avenger, X-Men: First Class, Thor and 12 more are up the Academy Award for Achievement in Visual Effects.
Marvel has released a deleted scene from Captain America: The First Avenger featuring the Howling Commandos in action. The film arrives Tuesday and Blu-ray and DVD.
The second “Marvel One-Shot” short film, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer,” has made its way online, placing Clark Gregg’s Agent Coulson in the middle of a gas-station robbery.
A trailer for the Oct. 25 Blu-ray and DVD release of Captain America: The First Avenger includes glimpses of The Avengers and the “Marvel One-Shot” short film “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer.”
Contrary to assumptions, Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger has now grossed more internationally than it did in the North American box office.