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    Chris Evans Is Twenty Feet Tall, For Some Reason, In Poorly-Proportioned New Poster For 'The Avengers'

    With February coming to a close, the first superhero mega-blockbuster of the year, Marvel's team-up extravaganza "The Avengers," is getting awfully near; the movie will kick off the summer movie season in early May. As such, the final wave of marketing is getting underway, with a final...

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    Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor Talk African Tribal Dancing, Mimicking Pink Floyd & Making 'Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance'

    Coming from the grimier, gonzo world of "Crank," it was something of a surprise to see directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor take the helm of Sony blockbuster "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." While the first film was a $228 million hit, Sony definitely wanted to take ...

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    As You Assumed 'The Avengers' Is Confirmed For 3D & Mystery Disney Movie Now Titled 'Frozen 3D'

    You may have forgotten, but Marvel was always planning on taking a couple more dollars out of your Iron Man wallet by converting "The Avengers" to 3D. Today that plan seems even more official, as "The Avengers" shall forth be known as "The Avengers 3D." The movie is alr...

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    Natalie Portman Apparently Pissed At Marvel For Firing Patty Jenkins From 'Thor 2' Director's Chair

    Signing up to a Marvel movie has to be a heavy undertaking these days. Famed for being financially thrifty, creatively controlling and normally insistent on constrictive multi-film deals, the studio might have proved successful with their times at bat so far, but having already estranged Jon Favreau...

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    Marvel Continue Low-Rent 'Thor 2' Director Hunt, Consider TV Helmers Alan Taylor & Daniel Minahan

    As essentially a self-financing entity, Marvel has, perhaps understandably, been careful to look after the bottom line on their self-produced movies since "Iron Man." The movies have, without exception, cost north of $100 million, but the studio has been careful to keep the money on the sc...

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    'Monster' Director Patty Jenkins Exits 'Thor 2'

    It looks like Marvel can't hold on to a director for "Thor 2." First, "Game Of Thrones" helmer Brian Kirk was hired and left shortly after, then a somewhat controversial choice arrived in the form of "Monster" director Patty Jenkins. A woman (gasp!) who hadn't m...

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    Marvel Demotes 'The Punisher' To TV With Fox Pilot Commitment

    When we last talked to Ray Stevenson, star of "Punisher: War Zone," he revealed that the rights to the character, adapted into financially unsuccessful movies by New World Pictures, Artisan and Lionsgate, had returned to Marvel. He suggested there were plans to utilize the brand again, and that he m...

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    Watch: Clark Gregg Kicks Ass In Marvel Short 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Thor's Hammer'

    Marvel Head Kevin Feige Says He Hopes ‘Dr. Strange’ Will Be Part Of Company’s “Phase 2” PlanThe one constant in the uneven world of Marvel universe films so far -- aside from the omnipresent Samuel L. Jackson -- has been Clark Gregg as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson. Playing the character almost with a knowing wink to audience as if to acknowledge how silly these comic book movies kind of are, he's been consistently enjoyable even if the movies he's in don't always deliver. As has been talked about for a while, Marvel is continuing to build the on screen universe this time with short films that will make appearances on the DVD/BluRay release...

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    NYCC: Kevin Feige Says 'Iron Man 3' Is The Beginning Of "Phase Two" Leading To 'The Avengers 2'

    It just wouldn’t be Comic-Con without Marvel. New York Comic Con welcomed Marvel Studios to present footage from Joss Whedon‘s “The Avengers,” with comedian Chris Hardwick hosting a panel of Marvel head Kevin Feige and actors Colbie Smulders, Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddelston, Chris Evans and surprise gue...

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    Marvel's Kevin Feige Confirms 'The Inhumans' As A Possible Future Marvel Franchise

    With Marvel already having brought their A-list comic characters to the big screen, culminating in next springs mega-team-up "The Avengers," the big question is where they will go next. Of course, "Thor," "Captain America" and "Iron Man" still have standalone sequels coming, but the company has been looking at their B-list titles for a while now, trying to figure out where to go next. So far this year we've learned that "Guardians of the Galaxy" is a possibility," Doctor Strange" and "Ant-Man" had scripts handed in, a tease that "Black Widow" and "Hawkeye" could get their own spinoffs, and that "Black Panther" had a writer assigned to it. So,...

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