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'The Avengers' Commercial Success Matched By Critical Plaudits

The Avengers is already well on its way to being a commercial smash, but it's also being given the reward of a fine critical showing too, with reviewers lining up to throw the plaudits at...

'The Avengers' Look To Outnumber The Dark Knight

'The Avengers' is expected to increase its worldwide box-office takings to $350-$400 million following its U.S. release this weekend. Marvel's superhero movie should obliterate the competition at the box-office and could take $160 million in...

Scarlett Johansson: Everyone's Going Crazy About The Catsuit

Scarlett Johansson spent months training to get in shape to play the Black Widow in the forthcoming Avengers movie, not least because she had to squeeze into a black cat-suit. Naturally curvy, Johansson had to...

Scarlett Johannson Dubs Her 'Black Widow' A 'Slippery Fish'

The Avengers Assemble star Scarlett Johansson has spoken to Contactmusic.com about her character The Black Widow at the London premiere of the superhero movie.On being asked how she felt about being the only female in...

Mark Ruffalo Signs Up For Six Marvel Movies

Mark Ruffalo has signed up for six more Marvel films. The 44-year-old actor - who plays The Hulk/Bruce Banner in the comic book company's latest movie 'Avengers Assemble' - had a ''great time'' working on...

Avengers Assemble Takes In Massive £2.5 Million On First Day

Marvel's epic superhero super-group movie The Avengers Assemble, starring Scarlett Johansson, recorded the third largest opening of all time in the UK when it opened on Thursday (April 26th) according to The Nme. The comic...

Avengers: Assemble On Course For $150 Million Debut

Marvel Studios have begun their international roll-out of Avengers: Assemble a week before it opens in the US (which will undoubtedly be its most lucrative market). If the rest of the world is being used...

Avengers Assemble: The Best Superhero Movie Ever?

Forget 'The Hunger Games', The Avengers could prove to be one of 2012's biggest movies after it received unanimous praise from critics. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L Jackson, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans,...

Joss Whedon: I Relate To 'Messed Up' Avengers

Joss Whedon felt he could relate to the 'Avengers Assemble' characters because they are ''really messed up people''. The writer-and-director thinks the superheroes are a ''fine reflection'' of him and he ''loved'' helming the movie...

Can 'The Hunger Games' Make It Five In A Row?

'The Hunger Games' continued its dominance of the U.S. Box Office at the weekend, topping the chart for the fourth week in a row with takings of $21.5 million. The sci-fi epic, starring Jennifer Lawrence...

The Avengers Shoot Final Scene At Movie's Premiere?

The much-hyped Avengers movie had its Hollywood premiere on Wednesday night (April 11, 2012), in front of the usual mix of industry professionals, celebrities and junket press, though it appears Joss Whedon isn't done with...

Gary Ross Departs: Who Will Direct Hunger Games Sequel?

Now that Gary Ross is out of the running to direct the second movie in the Hunger Games franchise, fans of the film (and, of course, those involved in the movie) will be looking keenly...

'The Cabin In The Woods' Will 'Scare The Socks' Off Audiences

'The Cabin In The Woods' heads into cinemas on general release tomorrow (April 13, 2012) buoyed by the good will and generous praise of critics, who've largely flocked to the horror film, penned by Joss...

Mark Ruffalo's Gorilla Impression

Mark Ruffalo based his performance in 'Marvel Avengers Assemble' on gorillas. The 'Kids Are All Right' actor portrays Bruce Banner/The Hulk in the forthcoming film, and he admits he watched videos of the great apes...

Will 'The Hunger Games' Stars Win 'Best Kiss'?

The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson says he and co-star Jennifer Lawrence are ready to do battle with Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson for the 'Best Kiss' gong at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards.Speaking at...

'The Cabin In The Woods' Star Ran Into Black Bear On-set

The stars of forthcoming horror movie Cabin in the Woods, have spoken to Associated Press about the pitfalls they encountered when filming the movie. Fran Kranz revealed that he was so tuned in to movie...

Joss Whedon's Avengers Assemble Concerns

Joss Whedon was concerned 'Avengers Assemble' might turn into a ''sausagefest''.The 47-year-old director cast Scarlett Johansson in the superhero movie - which sees her reprise her role of Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow from 'Iron...

Robert Downey Jr Takes Center Stage In New Avengers Poster

A new advert has been unveiled for the forthcoming Marvel Comics adaptation, Avengers Assemble, starring Robert Downey Jr . Rdj takes centre stage in the ad campaign as he reprises his Iron Man character, the...

Robert Downey Jr Feels Like Scarlett's Brother

Robert Downey Jr. feels like a ''big brother'' to Scarlett Johansson. The 46-year-old actor - who will star alongside the blonde beauty in 'Avengers Assemble' - has grown attached to his cast mates while shooting...

Joss Whedon: The Avengers Will Be Exhausting To Watch

Joss Whedon thinks 'The Avengers' fans should feel ''exhausted'' when they watch the movie. The 47-year-old director compared the superhero film to his latest horror-comedy motion picture 'Cabin in the Woods', and joked he will...

The Avengers To Be In 3-D

'The Avengers' will be released in 3-D. The Marvel movie - starring a huge cast including Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth - is now to be released in the special...

Joss Whedon Delights With 'Cabin In The Woods' Trailer

The trailer for Joss Whedon 's forthcoming horror-thriller 'The Cabin in the Woods' finally hit the web this week - bringing with it a collective sigh of relief from fans of the director who were...

Joss Whedon Wanted Angelina-like Wonder Woman

Joss Whedon has revealed the plot for his doomed 'Wonder Woman' movie.The 'Avengers' director had been attached to write and direct an adaptation of the DC comic but abandoned the project in 2007 and he...

Tom Hiddleston: 'Avengers Jumps Off The Platform'

Tom Hiddleston says Joss Whedon has "jumped off the platform" with new movie 'The Avengers'. The 30-year-old actor - who plays his 'Thor' character Loki in the film - says that director Joss Whedon has...

Whedon Revamps Shakespeare's Much Ado In 12 Days

Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has shot an update of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in just 12 days.The TV and movie mogul worked on the project in secret with Amy Acker, Alexis...

The Avengers Movie Trailer Sees Johansson Get Down To Business

"The Avengers" movie trailer hit the web on Tuesday morning (11th October 2011), giving a two-minute sneak peek into the hugely anticipated Marvel Studios project by 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' director Joss Whedon.As expected, the...

Joss Whedon: 'The Avengers Is A Ridiculous Concept'

Joss Whedon thinks 'The Avengers' is a "ridiculous concept". The director - who is currently shooting the project with stars including Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and Scarlett Johansson - admits the comic-book based film,...

Whedon Rents Out Nasa Facility For Avengers

Moviemaker Joss Whedon has rented out space at Nasa's Plum Brook Station in Ohio for the new Avengers movie.Publicists for the film tell the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper that Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey, Jr. and...

Scarlett Johansson Has Super-hot Body

Scarlett Johansson has the best superhero body in 'The Avengers'.The stunning actress plays Natasha Romanoff and her alter-ego Black Widow in the action movie - which features a huge ensemble of Marvel Comics superheroes -...

The Avengers Leaked Trailer Leaves Fans Bemused

A leaked trailer for forthcoming comic-book flick 'The Avengers' appeared to hit the web on Sunday (17th July 2011), leaving fans speculating about his legitimacy. It was assumed the teaser clip would make its debut...

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