Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are proud to announce that after a full worldwide casting search, Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man film, in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017. The film will be directed by Jon Watts, director of “Cop Car,” the upcoming thriller that made its debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Marvel and Sony Pictures, and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal conducted an extensive search for both the actor and the director. The studios and producers were impressed by Holland’s performances in “The Impossible,” “Wolf Hall,” and the upcoming “In the Heart of the Sea,” and by a series of complex screen tests. Following Marvel’s tradition of working with the brightest next wave of directors, Watts also went through multiple meetings with Feige, Pascal, and the studio, before winning the job. Commenting on the announcement, Tom Rothman, Sony Pictures Motion Pictures Group Chairman, said, “It’s a big day here at Sony. Kevin, Amy and their teams have done an incredible job. …
Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd (This is 40, They Came Together), Evangeline Lilly (“LOST,” The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies), Corey Stoll (This is Where I Leave You, Non-Stop) and Michael Douglas (The Game, And So It Goes) and brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang (Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Although Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures’ Avengers: Age of Ultron had a pretty major 60% drop in its second weekend (even without a boxing match on Saturday night), it continued to reign over the box office with a second weekend take of $77.2 million domestically and another $68 million internationally.
Marvel Studios has commenced principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on “Captain America: Civil War,” the third installment of its Super Hero franchise. The production will shoot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production, as well as locations in Germany, Puerto Rico and Iceland.
Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures finally released Avengers: Age of Ultron in North America following its international debut last week. Reuniting Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders, joined by new Avengers played by Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Paul Bettany, all to fight James Spader’s Ultron, it scored the second-biggest single day on Friday (including Thursday previews) with $84.5 million.
April ended poorly at the North American box office as two new movies opened in wide release, one not even getting into the Top 10, allowing Universal Pictures’ Furious 7 to dominate at the box office for a fourth weekend in a row.
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, one of the biggest movies of all time, is now in cinemas around the world, and we’ve compiled a list of the most shocking and exciting cameos, easter eggs and twists that everybody will be talking about!
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Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963. Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Patricia Whitcher, Stan Lee and Jon Favreau serve as executive producers. Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in theaters on May 1, 2015.
Badass Digest brings word that Marvel favorites Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are set to pen the scripts for the two-part Avengers: Infinity War, which Anthony and Joe Russo were recently confirmed to direct. The pair have previously written Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. They also did re-write work on Thor: The Dark World and created “Marvel’s Agent Carter.”
Entertainment Weekly has revealed the covers for their upcoming summer movie preview! The line-up includes four different covers that when put together reveal the cast of , including Paul Bettany’s Vision!
Two unexpected additions to the cast of the incoming ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ have been announced, in Julie Delpy and Linda Cardellini. A new cast list has been published ahead of the world premiere of director Joss Whedon’s hugely anticipated Marvel sequel, and the two actresses – whose involvement in the film had not been mentioned beforehand – were on the list.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is the epic follow-up to the biggest Superhero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Rumored for some time, it now appears to be official that Joe and Anthony Russo, the sibling pair behind Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, will take on Marvel Studios’ massive two-part Avengers: Infinity War.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.