Posts Tagged ‘avengers’
  • Joaquin Phoenix as The Hulk?
    Posted July 12th, 2010 at 1:57 pm 1 Comment
    Now that Edward Norton is out of The Avengers and won't be playing Bruce Banner (The Hulk) in the film rumors are starting to swirl on who will take over. The big one out there right now is that Marvel has offered the role to Joaquin Phoenix and that he is mulling it over. Marvel is looking to have a contract agreed to in time for Comic-Con where they will roll out the primary cast for The Avengers and make a splash with an unveiling such as this. Phoenix would be an intriguing choice, made...
  • Hulk Will Not Be Played By Edward Norton in The Avengers
    Posted July 11th, 2010 at 1:09 pm 4 Comments
    With all the positive casting news this year as it relates to the Marvel properties such as Thor and Captain America, which ultimately will culminate with The Avengers in 2012, news has hit that is being viewed as a major letdown in most circles. Marvel has decided to drop Edward Norton as Bruce Banner (The Hulk) and cast someone new in the role. "We have made the decision to not bring Ed Norton back to portray the title role of Bruce Banner in the Avengers. Our decision is definitely not one...
  • Jeremy Renner Close to Joining The Avengers
    Posted June 3rd, 2010 at 7:51 pm 2 Comments
    According to The Hollywood Reporter Jeremy Renner is close to signing on for The Avengers. Renner would play Hawkeye, a conflicted villain that eventually joins up with the Avengers team. He was rumored to be in consideration to take on Hawkeye last year but at the time it seemed to be more of an idea just thrown out there rather than it having any substance. Renner recently was nominated as Best Actor at the Academy Awards for his performance in The Hurt Locker and is considered one of the ho...
  • Joss Whedon May Do Rewrites on The Avengers and Captain America
    Posted April 15th, 2010 at 12:46 pm 2 Comments
    With the news having just settled that Joss Whedon has been brought on to direct The Avengers it now appears that he will have even greater influence on the movie as well as another one of the Marvel projects. Variety is reporting that he will do a pass-over of The Avengers script, while Pajiba is citing a source that he will also get to work on the Captain America script. Given that Captain is set to start filming at the end of June time is running short to complete a rewrite. As mentioned...
  • Joss Whedon May Be In The Running To Direct The Avengers
    Posted April 1st, 2010 at 6:01 pm 2 Comments
    Now that all the Captain America casting rumors are in the past, the focus has moved on to finding out who will direct The Avengers. Marvel has apparently narrowed down the possibilities to a short list which so far has not been leaked. However one name is being reported to be on that very list and it is an intriguing one...Joss Whedon. According to IESB this is "not an April Fools joke" though some are hesitant to buy into the news still given the date. At one time Whedon was writing the s...