That Joss Whedon has been signed by Disney/Marvel to write and direct Avengers 2 shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, given the outrageous success of the first one. But that he’s also going to create a “Marvel-based” series for ABC is the far more interesting news to come from Disney today – and the kind of thing that’s likely to drive speculation for quite some time to come.
Marvel’s latest short film Item 47 stars Lizzy Caplan and Jesse Bradford as a couple who get their hands on an alien gun from The Avengers and is set to debut in a special CCI 2012 screening.
Early projections place director Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises on a course to open in North America only slightly behind The Avengers, which raked in a record-shattering $207. 4 million in its first weekend.
Congratulations to Marvel’s The Avengers, which has now become only the third movie of all time to cross $600 million in US box office take alone, with its worldwide take now in the region of $1,438.3 million. Unsurprisingly, with the prospect of the movie potentially becoming the most successful movie in history suddenly coming on the horizon, the question is now raised: Can Marvel and Disney ensure there’s enough gas left in the tank to ensure the movie topples Avatar?
Hot on the heels of the world premiere of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talks vaguely about Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America’s next partner and the odds of third Hulk movie.
A new international poster has debuted for Marvel’s The Avengers, featuring a collage of character shots we’ve already seen. The Joss Whedon-directed film opens May 4.
The previously obscured images of the central cast of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers get full-on face time in new international banners from Marvel Studios.
Marvel Studios has confirmed The Avengers panel at New York Comic Con next weekend will feature never-before-seen footage from the eagerly anticipated ensemble film.