THE AVENGERS

  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: James Spader is a terrifying Ultron; Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man debuts the 'Hulkbuster Suit' October 23, 2014

    "I'm gonna show you something beautiful," says James Spader as the ruthless, metallic Ultron. The camera then pans to people staring in dismay at destruction, buildings collapsing, Hulk, sitting down, hugging his knees.The first look at Marvel's highly-anticipated sequel to 'The Avengers' is darker than its predecessor.Fans of 'Avengers: Age...
  • Robert Downey Jr. offers actual food he kept hidden on the sets of 'The Avengers' in the movie! 25 interesting facts about 'The Avengers' no one told you about October 15, 2014

    The 2012 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team 'The Avengers' was a roaring success across the world. The Robert Downey Jr. starrer opened to packed theatres with performances to remember. There are a few interesting facts about the movie you may not have known.Robert Downey Jr....
  • Robert Downey Jr joins 'Captain America 3' cast October 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly set to reprise his "Iron Man" role in the upcoming 'Captain America 3'. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to bring billionaire Tony Stark and his superhero alter ego to the big screen once again for the third installment of the franchise,...
  • 'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highestearning actor: Forbes July 22, 2014

    Reuters: Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49yearold star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from...
  • First Look: Ultron and army revealed in 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' July 17, 2014

    Entertainment Weekly's ComicCon 2014 preview gives you an exclusive first look at the big, bad Ultron causing all the grief in next summer's superhero teamup. With S.H.I.E.L.D. destroyed and the Avengers needing a break from stopping threats, Tony Stark creates Ultron, a selfaware, selfteaching, artificial intelligence, who can assess threats and...
  • Terminally ill fan won't live to see Captain America out on Bluray; see how The Avengers rose to the occasion on Twitter May 19, 2014

    How many times have you seen The Avengers swoop down to save the world? The threats, be it from this world or otherwise, always come up naught against the collective power of the the Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America and others.Sophie Lippiatt, a freelance journalist whose 'pen name' is...
  • Twitter just got a little bit more awesome. 'Ironman', aka Robert Downey Jr, just joined Twitter with hilarious beginner's tweets April 12, 2014

    "Loving all the love, folks. It's been a blast. Though can somebody please explain how anyone can keep their thoughts to 140 characters or le." If you still don't know who tweeted that early today, you aren't into your superheroes. Every movie fan's secret wish has been answered. Robert Downey...
  • 'The Avenger: This Time It's War is a well paced read' is well paced February 17, 2014

    The second book by Juggi Bhasin also deals with the concept of terrorism, and the writer's journalism history has helped him to meticulously carve out the details of a book in which he mingles facts which he has seen and covered as a journalist, with the touch of fiction which...
  • Criticism doesn't disturb Gwyneth Paltrow, says mother November 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't let criticism affect her and she always takes it in her stride, says her mother Blythe Danner. Paltrow, 40, has been part of hit movies like 'Duet', 'Bounce', 'Iron Man' and 'The Avengers'. "I admire her so much. It (the criticism) doesn't faze her. I think...
  • Once Scarlett Johansson came close to quitting acting October 3, 2013

    London: Scarlett Johansson may be one of the busiest Hollywood stars around but there was a time when she thought she would not make it in the world of showbiz. The 28yearold actress, who has starred in many hit films like 'Match Point', 'Iron Man 2' and 'The Avengers' among others,...
  • Robert Downey Jr tops Forbes' list of highest paid actors July 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Avengers' star Robert Downey Jr has been named as the world's most profitable celebrity according to Forbes magazine's annual list of highest paid actors. The 48yearold actor has earned approx USD 75 million since last year with profiting huge amounts from starring in 'The Avengers' and 'Iron Man 3'...
  • Robert Downey Jr signs up for 'Avengers' sequels June 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr has agreed a deal with Marvel which will see him star in two more 'Avengers' movies. The actor's role in the sequels was in doubt as Marvel were reportedly unwilling to agree to his pay demands. But Robert and the studio have come to...
  • Loki not in 'The Avengers 2'? June 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Hiddleston reportedly will not be reprising his role as Loki in Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers' sequel. The 32yearold actor, who played villainous Asgardian god Loki in the first film, is unlikely to return for the action blockbuster's 2015 sequel, according to director Joss Whedon, reported Empire...
  • Will Robert Downey Jr not return to 'The Avengers 2'? May 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' in 2012 became the movie with the third biggest box office in history, raking in more than $1.5 billion, but Marvel Studios is not sure that its actors, including Robert Downey Jr., will return to shoot 'The Avengers 2'. Downey, who is not under contract for a...
  • 'Iron Man 3' explodes with $175.3 mn in US, Canada debut May 6, 2013

    New York: Superhero sequel 'Iron Man 3' rocketed to the top of U.S. and Canadian box office charts, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with an estimated $175.3 million in weekend ticket sales for the second biggest opening of all time. The movie from Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) Marvel studio stars...
  • 'Iron Man 3' gets a super start in US, Canada May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: International hit 'Iron Man 3' flew into U.S. and Canadian theaters, kicking off Hollywood's summer blockbuster season with $15.6 million in ticket sales late Thursday and early Friday. The superhero sequel from Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) Marvel studio is expected to finish the weekend with one of the biggest...
  • Robert Downey Jr was paid USD 50 million for 'Avengers' April 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey has confirmed that he has been paid USD 50 million for 'The Avengers'. There were reports after the film's release that the 48yearold actor's pay could be close to USD 50 million, factoring in both box office business and the specifics of his contract with...
  • Scarlett Johansson washes her face with vinegar April 5, 2013

    London: 'The Avengers' star Scarlett Johansson uses apple cider vinegar to cleanse her face as she believes it keeps her spots at bay. The 28yearold actress said the product can be harsh on skin, but it has been effective to her skin, reported Contactmusic. "I researched natural skincare and found that...
  • 'Avengers' cast to reunite as Oscar 2013 presenters February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' star cast Robert Downey Jr, Samuel L Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans, are all set to present the golden statuettes to the winners of the 85th Academy Awards. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are happy about the new addition to the presenters...
  • 'Avengers' will be hard to beat: Chris Hemsworth December 3, 2012

    London: Actor Chris Hemsworth is worried that none of his movies will ever surpass the success of the blockbuster 'The Avengers'. Hemsworth says the phenomenal success of the movie, which earned over USD 1.5 billion worldwide, will be hard to beat and he is likely to be disappointed with his...
  • Superheroes, Bond, hobbits vie for effects Oscar November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: James Bond, Snow White and a whole lot of hobbits and superheroes are in the running for the visualeffects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing SpiderMan' are among 10 films that made the cut for visualeffects nominations for...
  • Movies suffer worst boxoffice slump in a decade September 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: The North American box office hit a slump at the weekend, with top earner The Possession taking in less than $10 million and what could be the gloomiest overall haul since the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington. With only a couple of...
  • Scarlett Johansson urges young to get involved September 7, 2012

    Charlotte: Actress Scarlett Johansson is urging young people to make their voices heard by casting ballots in the 2012 election. The star of The Avengers tells the Democratic National Convention that less than half of all eligible voters between 18 and 24 voted in the presidential election four years ago. The 27yearold...
  • Watch: 'The Avengers' gaga reel August 23, 2012

    After the supersuccessful, superentertaining, superhero flick, 'The Avengers', comes the superfunny gag reel. ...
  • 'Avengers' sequel to be released in 2015? August 14, 2012

    London: The sequel to this years 'The Avengers' superhero movie is expected to hit the big screen in May 2015. Director Joss Whedon who will write and helm the sequel is thought to have already developed a template for the storyline, reported Contactmusic. "Marvel has a very set agenda...
  • Dark Knight Rises: US shooting hampers business July 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood studios will not release boxoffices figures on Sunday after the fatal gun rampage at a midnight showing for the Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which made less money than some industry insiders projected. The film grossed $74 million on Friday in the United States and Canada and...
  • While 'Batman' lurks, 'Ice Age' tops box office July 16, 2012

    New York: With 'Batman' lurking, the prehistoric critters of Ice Age: Continental Drift ran off with the box office, earning $46 million in their opening weekend, according to studio estimates on July 15. The animated film from 20th Century Fox is the fourth in the 'Ice Age' series and the first...
  • 'SpiderMan' weekend sales in US, Canada: $65 mn July 9, 2012

    Los Angeles: The new SpiderMan climbed to the top of movie box office charts with weekend sales of $65 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, a smashing debut for the reinvented franchise about a webslinging superhero. The Amazing SpiderMan, starring Andrew Garfield in the role played by Tobey Maguire in...