Robert Downey Jr. News
fb.indiewire.com – It sounds like the makings of a bad joke. A renowned filmmaker (James Toback) and a famous actor (Alec Baldwin) walk into a film festival with an idea under their arm… In reality, it’s a film(though, it’s by all rights a documentary, just don’t tell this to the director). 3 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
6:32 PM 10/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Joss Whedon has lined up one whopper of a cast for The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but just like Jell-O, there's always room for Aaron Taylor-Johnson: confirming months of rumors, he's just been added to the lineup for the Avengers sequel, in which he's set to play the speedy mutant known as Quicksilver.
7:49 AM 10/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
No matter how he's presented, James Spader as the titular murderous robot in Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron seems like brilliant casting -- as he's currently proving in his NBC series The Blacklist, Spader excels at playing queerly creepy, dispassionate bad guys, and his villainous vibe should be perfect for the voice of the frighteningly powerful Avengers adversary.
6:01 AM 10/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
It takes a lot of moxie to break the cone of silence around a Marvel Studios production. Fortunately for information-hungry fans, Samuel L. Jackson has no shortage of the stuff -- and since he's in pretty much all of the studio's films, he can spill plenty of beans when he wants to.
2:34 PM 9/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
It's still very early going behind the scenes of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but even if he loves a good filmmaking secret, writer/director Joss Whedon isn't the type to keep everything firmly under wraps, a la J.J. Abrams. So while we wait to see an honest-to-gosh trailer, we can count on gobbling up a few morsels of information about the hotly anticipated Avengers sequel between now and 2015 -- such as the tidbits recently dropped by Whedon and James "Ultron" Spader.
feedproxy.google.com – In a new interview, Mark Wahlberg says he’d like to take over the Iron Man franchise from Robert Downey Jr. He’s mostly kidding. The line is delivered in a semi-joking tone and he goes on to say he’s never really been asked to play a superhero. He prefers to play someone real and relatable. 16 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
'Iron Man 3' Deleted Scene Features the Mandarin Commenting on Bomb Explosion; Plus Robert Downey Jr. Gag Reel
feedproxy.google.com – The year’s biggest hit, Iron Man 3, is coming to Blu-ray September 24 and the first of several deleted scenes has just hit the net. In it, the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) hints at a reveal to come later as he offer some brief comments on the explosion at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. 16 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
6:51 AM 7/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Just like their corporate overlords at Disney, the folks at Marvel like to keep their stuff under wraps until they're ready to make their own announcements. Every so often, however, a few details of an upcoming project manage to leak out of an actor's loose lips -- take, for example, Aaron Taylor-Johnson's recent comments regarding The Avengers:
1:44 PM 7/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
In Marvel Comics canon, Hank Pym -- a.k.a. Ant-Man -- created the evil sentient robot known as Ultron during an artificial intelligence experiment gone wrong. Given that Pym is set to star in his own Edgar Wright-directed movie shortly, and given that Avengers 2 became The Avengers: Age of Ultron at Comic-Con over the weekend, it'd be reasonable to assume that Pym's Ultron connection would help pave the way for a Marvel-style crossover between Ant-Man and the Avengers sequel.