Jeremy Renner won’t be returning to the ‘Mission: Impossible’ series, according to reports. Instead he will be working in the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’, concentrating on his role as Hawkeye in both ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, according to Showbiz 411. It’s thought that Henry Cavill, who was announced for a role in the forthcoming action flick earlier this month, will be the one filling the Renner-shaped gap in the Tom Cruise-fronted franchise as part of Ethan Hunt’s crew. ...
‘Captain America’ star Chris Evans has been told stop publicly slating Donald Trump by those who advise him on his career moves. Evans has frequently harangued the president and those around him on Twitter, and has made his political views very well known.
The stately capital of Scotland is prepping for ‘small explosions’ and superhero-based disruption as the production of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ roars into town. According to the Edinburgh Evening News, filming will begin in the city this weekend on the movie, with drone footage being shot in the Old Town. Apparently, the production has warned its new, temporary neighbours of those ‘small explosions’ on both April 2 and April 6, while the famous Royal Mile will be used for filming for a week from March 30. ...
It looks as though Chris Evans’ time as Captain America will be coming to an end after the next two ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ films. Evans explains that he’s hurting all over because he just started his workout routine the day before to get in shape for the next two Captain America films. Chris Evans only signed a six film contract with Marvel when he first agreed to star in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, negotiating it down from the original offer of nine.
Despite Marvel’s dominance of the superhero genre over the last decade their Cinematic Universe just can’t seem to shake off the criticism regarding its villains. While Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the combined efforts of The Avengers have enthralled us over 14 movies, only Tom Hiddleston’s Loki has stood out as a worthy foe. According to io9, Kevin Feige made this admission while on the set for ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ back in April, remarking,”It always starts with what serves the story the most and what serves the hero the most.
Marvel’s upcoming superhero blockbuster ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ started shooting today, with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista confirming that he would be on set. Will Star-Lord be joining Drax on set? This was confirmed by the folks at Variety, who revealed that, despite the film’s immediate start date, both Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen were both without a script.
Nothing stops the behemoth that is Marvel, particularly not one of its stars not being available to appear in his scenes. According to reports, Benedict Cumberbatch is already committed to playing inventor Thomas Edison in new movie ‘The Current War’. In it, Cumbo faces off against the engineer and entrepreneur George Westinghouse in their race to bring electricity to America.
The cast list for ’Avengers: Infinity War’ has been revealed ahead of its production, which will be begin in Atlanta in early 2017, and one rather important superhero has been left off. Tom Holland’s Spider-Man doesn’t appear to have made the cut according to the open casting call on MovieCastingCall.org, as his name was conspicuously absent from the list. Especially when you consider that Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) and all of the Guardians Of The Galaxy posse are on there.
Following ‘Captain America: Civil War’ there are a lot of questions regarding Steve Rogers, especially considering that he walked away and seemingly distanced himself from the character’s shield at its conclusion. At the moment, we’re still in the dark about whether there will actually be a new Captain America instead of Steve Rogers going forward. "Excuse me…where's the restroom?" A big thank you and shout out to Casey McBroom @shield_labs for making this for me.
Benedict Cumberbatch thinks Doctor Strange could be the man to unify the fractured Avengers after the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ left Earth’s mightiest heroes divided into camps of Team Captain America or Team Iron Man. The British ‘Sherlock’ star, who makes his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in ‘Doctor Strange’ this week, believes Strange’s unique position in the world of magic will put him in a great position to mediate each side’s disagreements. “I think [Doctor Strange] has to be Team Doctor Strange,” Cumberbatch explains to Yahoo Movies.
In what will likely be the most superhero-stuffed movie of all time – yes, even more than ‘Captain America: Civil War’ – ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ could be looking to the galaxy for some assistance. According to reports, Star Lord – Chris Pratt’s character from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ – is set to take on a ‘sizeable’ role alongside Tony Stark and his chums. Comicbook aficionados Schmoes Know have the inside track on the rumours, and while it’s been known that Pratt’s Peter Quill will be involved in the next Avengers adventure, the extent has not.
It’s here! We’ve now got our first look at ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. It’s not appearing in cinemas until 2018, but ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ has started filming. Josh Brolin has appeared in several Marvel movies before, as the big bad comic book villain, Thanos.
‘Captain America: Civil War’ included pretty much all of our favourite Marvel superheroes, while at the same time introducing us to some brand new ones who we’ve instantly fallen in love with, too. Markus admitted that Nick Fury’s previous work with the government as the former director of S.H.I.E.L.D. also meant that his viewpoint would have only convoluted the already packed ‘Civil War’.
During an interview with Comicbook.com, ‘Daredevil’ star Charlie Cox explained why he thinks Matt Murdock would fit in well with The Avengers on the big screen. “Some people have said that they wonder about, based on the tone of the show, how Matt would fit in with the Avengers,“ he said. “I was reading Civil War the other day, and Matt Murdock… is kind of an ass.
‘Avengers: Infinity War’ directors Anthony and Joe Russo have revealed that the upcoming Marvel sequel will be even bigger than before… and could feature up to sixty-seven characters. “We have so many characters we’re dealing with,” said Joe Russo during the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con… rushing to his brother’s defence after he mistakenly referred to Agent Carter as ‘Sharon’ instead of Peggy. “We’re breaking ground on Avengers: Infinity War,” he explained.
Can a feature film really earn gross profits of just over $1.4 billion worldwide during its theatrical run - and still be considered a disappointment by its studio? According to a report at Bleeding Cool, this has been the case for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ at Marvel’s parent studio Disney. People, basically, didn’t go back for seconds.” - Spielberg Predicts Death Of Superhero Genre - Josh Brolin Ready To Dish Out Wrath of Thanos - Rumour About New Spider-Man’s Web-Shooters It would seem Disney were hoping to see the superhero sequel break the record set by its 2012 predecessor, which was until recently the third biggest box office hit ever - until that record was broken earlier this year, not by ‘Age of Ultron’ but by Universal’s ‘Jurassic World.’ As absurd as it may seem to look at box office takings of over a billion dollars as a failure, we might note last year’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ managed over $700 million worldwide, and was still deemed a series-killing flop.