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'Avengers 2': James Spader Calls Ultron a Crazy Psychopath After an early leak of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer last night, Marvel responded by releasing the official version a few hours later, a full six days before it was supposed to debut during ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Rocket & Gamora Concept Art For Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Concept Art by Andy Park From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

Cyborg Confirmed to Appear in 'Batman vs. Superman'; Has Already Shot His Scenes With the Justice League Most of the focus on the upcoming 'Justice League' movie has been on Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash and Aquaman. Primarily because those are the most well-known characters and we know the actors playing them (Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller and Jason Momoa, respectively.) But, there's one additional member of the Justice League that will be joining the team and has already filming his 'Batman vs. Superman' appearance: Cyborg. Continue reading…

The shocking opening to Guardians of the Galaxy 2 that you'll never see Despite BIG HERO 6 being released on November 7, Marvel movie news has died down for a bit (well, until that AGE OF ULTRON trailer hits . . . ). However, pre-production is underway for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 with the film already being written. At Variety‘s Entertainment & Technology Summit, writer/director James Gunn teased the audience with a few tidbits of information regarding the... Read More...

New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Pic Features Some Aliens You Might Have Missed #gotgpicoftheday I felt for these background actors with masks shooting on the hottest days of the year in London. pic.twitter.com/zzrT9jyk2A — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 20, 2014 From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Adam McKay talks rewriting Ant-Man script with Paul Rudd Adam McKay was hired to rewrite the script for ANT-MAN right around the same time director Peyton Reed joined the project, and in an interview with Collider, McKay talked a little about the changes he made to Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish's original script for the Marvel movie. First, Adam McKay says star Paul Rudd contacted him after Edgar Wright exited ANT-MAN, and explains why he decided not to direct... Read More...

Jason Momoa finally opens up about being Aquaman This past weekend saw the Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, Georgia. Aside from all things walking and stalking, Jason Momoa decided to grace the Con with his presence. His portrayal of Khal Drogo in HBO's Game of Thrones made the man a fan-favorite but Momoa has been pretty tight-lipped regarding his latest DC endeavor, even if it was obvious he was playing Aquaman. Now that the cat's out... Read More...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON to Mark Marvel’s Highest VFX Shot Count According to Marvel’s VP of Visual Effects and Post-Production, Victoria Alonso, Captain America: The Winter Solider had 2,500 VFX shots and Guardians of the Galaxy came in with 2,750.  You know how many Avengers: Age of Ultron may have?  More than 3,000, making it Marvel’s largest VFX count to date.  In order to make that happen, the studio will likely have to team up with seven to 12 VFX vendors in five to seven different countries. Hit the jump for more on the Age of Ultron post-production process and Alonso’s thoughts on the new bill to increase tax incentives for filming in California.

Paul Rudd Helped Adam McKay Rewrite ‘Ant-Man’ When Edgar Wright left Marvel’s Ant-Man, the amount of speculation and discussion was crazy. Eventually, Peyton Reed was hired as the director after a rewrite by none other than Adam McKay. McKay, a big comic book fan, is best known for crazy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers, so him coming on to the film was a pretty big leap. How did that happen? Well, now we have a few more details. Once Wright left, the film’s star – Paul Rudd – called McKay and asked him to do a rewrite. He agreed and Rudd himself helped him with the writing.

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