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The Avengers Movie Guide

Anna Kendrick, Felicity Jones, Imogen Poots Top Shortlist for Female Lead in 'Captain America' Sequel

By: Derrick Deane on August 20, 2012 at 10:55AM Comments (7)

While we wait to see if Hayley Atwell's Peggy Carter makes a cameo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, three young actresses are being considered for the female lead role in the film - Anna Kendrick, Felicity Jones and Imogen Poots. Do you like any of them for the role of Sharon Carter aka Agent 13 or do you prefer someone else?

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'Avengers 2' Confirmed for Summer 2015, Could Be Eyeing May 1 Release

By: Derrick Deane on August 9, 2012 at 2:49PM Comments (14)

A few days ago, Variety broke the internet with the announcement that Joss Whedon would be returning to write and direct The Avengers 2. Now Marvel has confirmed that the film will arrive in theaters in the summer of 2015

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Joss Whedon Confirmed To Write and Direct 'The Avengers 2,' Will Also Develop Marvel TV Series

By: Derrick Deane on August 7, 2012 at 2:55PM Comments (7)

During the Walt Disney Investors Conference Call, it was announced that Joss Whedon will write and direct the sequel to The Avengers. Whedon will also help develop a Marvel TV show for ABC. Any thoughts on what that TV series might be?

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Anthony Mackie to Play Falcon in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' Watch 'Item 47' Marvel Short

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 3:05PM Comments (4)

Just when you thought Marvel had shown all its cards at Comic-Con this past weekend comes word that Anthony Mackie is set to play Falcon in the newly retitled Captain America sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Find out who the Falcon is and check out the new short Item 47!

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Discuss: Can 'The Avengers' Catch James Cameron on the All-Time Box Office Charts?

By: Sean OConnell on June 4, 2012 at 2:43PM Comments (8)

Weekend estimates move The Avengers into third place on the worldwide box office charts. But James Cameron still owns Nos. 1 and 2 with Avatar and Titanic. Can Avengers ever catch up? Or will Cameron remain the King of the World? Weigh in.

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Fanboy Fix: 'Thor 2' Villain Won't Be Thanos,'Iron Man 3' Will Contain 'Biggest Spectacle Yet'

By: Derrick Deane on May 29, 2012 at 3:49PM Comments (7)

Contrary to what we see mid-credits in The Avengers, Thanos will NOT be the main villain in Thor 2, at least according to Marvel president Kevin Feige. Meanwhile, Feige also comments on Iron Man 3 being a personal story but also featuring "the largest spectacle of any of the Iron Man movies."

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Fanboy Fix: 'Iron Man 3' Adds Firepower, Jon Favreau Returns; 'Thor 2' Adds Another Villain

By: Derrick Deane on May 25, 2012 at 11:35AM Comments

Iron Man 3 ramps up their casting with Ashley Hamilton (George Hamilton's son) playing Firepower, Jon Favreau returning and the guy who played Death in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey in an unspecified role. Also, Thor 2 adds a second villain, but, who could he be?

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Fanboy Fix: Spider-Man Teams with the 'Men In Black,' Sets His Sights on 'The Avengers 2'

By: Sean OConnell on May 22, 2012 at 11:18AM Comments (12)

Sony has two big blockbusters on the horizon with Men In Black 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man. But over Memorial Day weekend, the studio has come up with an ingenious way to combine them into one cinematic event. Also, what does Andrew Garfield say about The Avengers, and Spider-Man's possible involvement in a sequel? This you have to read. 

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Avengers Showdown: Thor vs. Hulk – Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win Fandango Bucks!

By: Derrick Deane on May 17, 2012 at 12:01PM Comments (197)

This contest is now closed. Hulk smashed Thor 101-74 with four draws. Thanks for participating!

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Avengers Showdown: Iron Man vs. Loki – Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win Fandango Bucks!

By: Derrick Deane on May 10, 2012 at 12:17PM Comments (114)

This contest is now closed. Iron Man defeated Loki, quite one-sidedly 87-18, Looks like fan sentiment overcame Loki's magic. Check back tomorrow for our final Avengers Showdown!

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'Marvel's The Avengers' Signed IMAX Poster Giveaway!

By: John Halecky on May 9, 2012 at 2:08PM Comments (184)

'Marvel's The Avengers' Signed IMAX Poster Giveaway!

***Note: This blog giveaway ended at 12 midnight PST, May18th, 2012. Thanks again to everyone who submitted their comments! We'll be randomly selecting the winners, and will be in contact soon! Stay tuned to our Freshly Popped Movie Blog for more giveaways upcoming!***

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Read: Joss Whedon's Open Letter to Fans

By: Derrick Deane on May 9, 2012 at 12:26PM Comments (4)

Before The Avengers went ahead and destroyed all kinds of box office records this past weekend, director Joss Whedon was a cult superhero in his own right. He took to Whedonesque, an online community for Whedonettes, to thank fans new and old. Read the full letter below, including his plans to finally be able to finance his dream project – a reboot of Air Bud (he's kidding… we think).

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Would You Sit Through a Three-Hour Cut of 'The Avengers?'

By: Sean OConnell on May 8, 2012 at 11:40AM Comments (30)

Joss Whedon recently revealed in an interview that he'll add 30 minutes to his The Avengers when the film hits DVD and Blu-ray. But would you rather see that version in theaters, and potentially in 3D? Or are longer edits on popular films best left at home? We'd love to hear your thoughts on the matter. 

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You Rate the New Releases: Tell Us What You Thought of 'The Avengers'

By: Erik Davis on May 7, 2012 at 3:07PM Comments (8)

The Avengers shattered box office records this weekend, but did it deserve it? Sound off with your thoughts on summer's first big blockbuster

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Can 'The Dark Knight Rises' Beat the Box-Office Record Just Set by 'The Avengers?'

By: Sean OConnell on May 7, 2012 at 11:40AM Comments (30)

Joss Whedon's The Avengers raked in an estimated $200 million over the weekend, blowing holes through previous box office records. If any film due to come out in theaters this summer has a chance of topping that number, it's Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. Can the Bat beat Marvel's mightiest heroes? We break down the film's chances.  

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