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Scarlett Johansson: 'The Internet Isn't For Me'

The Avengers star Scarlett Johansson tries to steer clear of the Internet because even the occasional check on pictures of herself at red carpet events opens her up to hatred, jealousy and negativity online.The actress...

Elizabeth Olsen Confirmed For The Avengers Role

Actress Elizabeth Olsen has been confirmed to play the Scarlet Witch in The Avengers: Age Of Ultron.The Silent House star has been linked to the role for months and now Samuel L. Jackson, who plays...

Elizabeth Olsen Snaffles Avengers 2 Role, After Saoirse Ronan Passes

Elizabeth Olsen will play Scarlet Witch in Joss Whedon's forthcoming superhero sequel Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, according to Nick Fury himself, Samuel L Jackson. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was originally offered the part, but...

Tom Hiddleston Replaces Benedict Cumberbatch In Crimson Peak

The Avengers star Tom Hiddleston is is set to replace Benedict Cumberbatch in Guillermo Del Toro's new horror movie Crimson Peak.The Star Trek Into Darkness star dropped out of the project last month (Aug13) due...

David Hasselhoff Backtracks Over Samuel L. Jackson Criticism

David Hasselhoff is trying to make amends with Samuel L. Jackson after slamming his portrayal of The Avengers leader Nick Fury.The Baywatch star had hoped to play the iconic spy in the superhero blockbuster after...

Joseph Gordon-levitt: 'I Could Not Have Made Don Jon Without Scarlett Johansson'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt secured Scarlett Johansson as his love interest in new film Don Jon by flying to the set of The Avengers in New Mexico and telling her in person that he wouldn't make the...

James Spader To Play Villain In The Avengers Sequel

Actor James Spader is set to play the villain in The Avengers sequel.The three-time Emmy winner will suit up as the title character in new movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, and director Joss Whedon insists...

Elizabeth Olsen In Talks For The Avengers' Scarlet Witch

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's little sister is reportedly in talks to play Scarlet Witch in director Joss Whedon's The Avengers sequel.Elizabeth Olsen appears to have replaced Irish actress Saorise Ronan as the frontrunner for...

Joss Whedon Discusses Humanising Machines For 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

Joss Whedon has chosen Ultron to face the Avengers in the next movie. The hugely anticipated sequel to the 2012 block office sensation is due to be released in cinemas in 2015. Filming of the...

Glaad Study Finds Studios Wanting In Depicting Gay Characters

In its first study about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters in movies -- The Studio Responsibility Index -- GLAAD has concluded that of 101 movies released by the major motion picture studios in 2012...

Clark Gregg Blindsided By The Avengers Tv Show Offer

The Avengers star Clark Gregg was stunned to receive an offer to lead a spin-off Tv show based around the superhero movie because his secret agent character appeared to die on screen.The actor has played...

Marvel's Agents Of S.h.i.e.l.d Promises To Be More Than Avengers Spin Off

The critics got a first glance at what Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D looks like yesterday, (Sunday Aug 4) when they were treated to a special screening of the first episode. And those same critics got to...

Aaron Taylor-johnson In Talks To Play The Avengers Sequel's Quicksilver

Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson has emerged as the frontrunner to play superhero Quicksilver in The Avengers sequel.The British actor has revealed he's in negotiations over the role with filmmaker Joss Whedon and executives at Marvel....

San Diego Comic-con 2013 Highlights: Marvel Dominated With X-men And Avengers

Marvel dominated the San Diego Comic-Con with their X-Men and Avenger's panels. DC's Superman announced the 2015 sequel to Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, would feature Batman.Henry Cavill at the New York premiere of...

The Avengers To Battle Ultron

'The Avengers' sequel will pit the all-star team of superheroes against Ultron.'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is set for release in 2015 and will see heroes including Iron Man, Captain America and Thor team up against...

Iron Man Makes Downey Highest-paid Actor

Landing the role of Iron Man has turned out to be as lucrative for Robert Downey Jr. as winning a national lottery. According to Forbes magazine, Downey became the highest-paid actor over the past 12...

Minions Overwhelm The Masked Man

ox-office results for Disney's The Lone Ranger were not only bad -- as predicted -- they were downright despicable. The film, which analysts had figured would earn around $70 million over the five-day Fourth of...

Justice League: Not Ready To Fly

Following the success of Warner Bros. Man of Steel at the box office, speculation immediately arose that the studio would fast-track a Justice League movie featuring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and other D.C. superheroes. (The...

Joss Whedon Hated School In England

The Avengers director Joss Whedon hated the time he spent at a posh English school as a youngster, insisting he "wouldn't wish it on a dog".The Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator spent two years studying...

Robert Downey, Jr. Signs On For The Avengers Sequels

Robert Downey, Jr. will slip on his Iron Man suit for another two movies after signing up for The Avengers sequels.The actor reprised his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man to star in last year's (12)...

Joss Whedon Has Been Working On Hamlet For 15 Years

The Avengers director Joss Whedon has spent 15 years working on his own controversial version of Hamlet.The Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator recently made a low-budget film of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, and...

How Much Will Man Of Steel Earn? It's Up In The Air

Man of Steel will be more like solid gold at the box office this weekend, and the only question will be, how golden? Forecasters are predicting that it will take in anywhere from $85 million...

The Avengers Star Clark Gregg Comes Full Circle With New Shakespeare Role

The Avengers star Clark Gregg's acting career came full circle when he accepted a part in Joss Whedon's modern adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing because he started out in the Shakespeare play.The movie star,...

Joss Whedon Enjoys Double Cast Reunion At Much Ado Premiere

Moviemaker Joss Whedon enjoyed a double cast reunion at the London launch of his new Shakespeare adaptation Much Ado About Nothing on Tuesday (11Jun13) when stars from Buffy The Vampire Slayer and The Avengers joined...

More Films To Debut Overseas Before North America

With overseas grosses often accounting for as much as 80 percent of a film's worldwide gross, movies, especially the big blockbusters, will increasingly make their debuts abroad before hitting the domestic market, a reversal of...

Mark Ruffalo Stunned By Sean Penn Meeting

The Avengers star Mark Ruffalo abandoned his family at a movie premiere after his acting idol Sean Penn suggested they leave the theatre and go for drinks.The movie star was trying to avoid people at...

Scarlett Johansson Joins Downey, Jr. And Favreau For Chef

The Avengers stars Robert Downey, Jr. and Scarlett Johansson are to reteam with their Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau for his new movie Chef.The actress has landed a supporting role in the film, in...

Gatsby Shines In Second-place Finish

arely has a second-place finisher at the box office received as much attention as The Great Gatsby has this week. Final box office figures put its domestic total at $50.1 million, well above the $35-40...

Gatsby Takes On Iron Man

Online ticket sellers Fandango may be reporting that The Great Gatsby is driving 65 percent of its weekend ticket sales, but box-office forecasters figure that it won't come close to unseating Iron Man 3 from...

Iron Man 3 Likely To Become Top Threequel

With a worldwide total of nearly $700 million in just twelve days, it now appears likely that Iron Man 3 will become the most successful threequel in box-office history. The record is currently held by...

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