Topic: marvel

The First Trailer For Joss Whedon’s The Avengers Is Awesome

The First Trailer For Joss Whedon's The Avengers Is Awesome

For years, Marvel has been working toward this: Releasing superhero movies like Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America, and inserting Samuel L. Jackson into every one so that eventually all of the caped heroes could meet in this, Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers. The first full-length trailer came out today, and it does not disappoint. Plus, it’s so great to hear Joss’ great quips again. More »

The ‘Avengers’ Crew Has a Week to Turn Cleveland Into Times Square

The 'Avengers' Crew Has a Week to Turn Cleveland Into Times Square

Now is the time for some moviemaking magic: Marvel Studios has until August 15 to turn a stretch of downtown Ohio into Times Square. Yes, the one from New York City. Movieline reports that shooting of Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers begins then, presumably involving scenes where the superheroes meet at one of the S.H.I.E.L.D. offices in Manhattan. We’re guessing that shooting in NYC cost way too much, and Cleveland was a better choice for indoor scenes. It’s just ironic, since Captain America: The First Avenger managed to shoot in the real Times Square. More »

Get to Know Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth’s Super Alter Egos with the ‘Avengers’ Character Posters

Get to Know Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth's Super Alter Egos with the 'Avengers' Character Posters

At San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel handed out these amazing concept posters for Joss Whedon‘s Avengers movie at their booth. Like a triptych, the seven posters — featuring Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), and five others — make up one big illustration of the Avengers. While there’s no sign of the movie’s big enemies, this is the clearest look we’ve had at the superheroes who’ve assembled under the always-badass Samuel L. Jackson and S.H.I.E.L.D. (the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division). More »

Snap This: Marvel Superheroes’ New York City Digs

Snap This: Marvel Superheroes' New York City Digs

Sure, the latest trend is to remake famous comic book heroes’ origin stories, but have you ever stopped to think about where they literally come from? The New York Post points out that we can beam with hometown pride for quite a few of Marvel’s superpowered crimefighters, who can trace their humble beginnings to Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. (Plus a few not-so humble childhoods in Westchester… but it’s still New York!) Click through for the full map. More »