Captain America Meets Indiana Jones?

The Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier spoke with the Los Angeles Times about his upcoming Clash of the Titans remake and shared his thoughts on The Avengers, as well as The First Avengers: Captain America. On The Avengers: “I’ll tell you my real dream: To work with Joe Johnston and [“Thor” director] Kenneth Branagh and Jon […]

UPDATED W/ VIDEO: Jon Favreau on Jimmy Fallon Tonight

Everybody be sure to tune into Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight where Jon Favreau will be “Skyping” into the show from the set of Iron Man 2.  Not sure exactly what they’ll be discussing but hopefully he drops some new info regarding the film.  If you happen to catch it, be sure to let […]

Scarlett Johansson Is Good

This post is hardly news, but I felt compelled to write about it.  Jon Favreau tweeted the below statement about Scarlett Johansson about an hour ago. “Scarlett kicked ass yesterday. All of her preparation has really paid off. She has a great work ethic. A real pro.“ Ever since Emily Blunt had to pull out […]

Robert Downey Jr. In Costume In Iron Man 2!

Well almost in costume.  People Magazine has posted the included picture of Robert Downey Jr. in costume (partially) on the set of Iron Man 2.  I’m surprised this photo is making the rounds since Jon Favreau hasn’t Twittered about it or anything, but we’ll take it.  Mr. Downey Jr. is still looking good in the […]

First Official Pic From Iron Man 2 Coming Friday!

Jon Favreau has let it be known that this Friday, the first official image from Iron Man 2 will be printed in USA Today.  Since they haven’t been shooting for very long, I’m sure that it won’t be very revealing.  Either way, it’s official!  Check back Friday for the pic. Source: Twitter

Jon Favreau Production Update 03.17.09

Jon Favreau twittered about where they are in the production stages for Iron Man 2. “Rehearsals began today on Iron Man 2. Three weeks from shooting and my life is no longer my own. I forgot how overwhelming this process is.“ I’m going to make sure to keep those of you not on twitter informed […]

First Iron Man 2 Production Photo!

Sorry it’s been so long since our last post but news has been pretty slow.  Either way, that all ends now because I can safely say that things will not be slow for quite some time to come since the image below is of Jon Favereau and cinematographer Matthew Libatique on the set of Iron Man 2. […]

Emily Blunt Officially Not In Iron Man 2

Jon Favreau confirmed last night during the Academy Awards post show that Emily Blunt is officially not going to be appearing in Iron Man 2. “On E!’s post show at the red carpet of some party, Jon Favreau said that Fox exercised its [“Gulliver’s Travellers“] option on Emily Blunt, and that she definitely won’t be […]

Sam Rockwell Update #2: Clarification

So I was reading this interview with Sam Rockwell over at DarkHorizons and at the very end of it there’s a quote that clarifies a lot.  I also haven’t seen this anywhere else yet, so hopefully this isn’t old news. Question: Who would you be in Iron Man? Rockwell: Iron Man, I will be a […]

UPDATED: Sam Rockwell Confirmed As A Villain For Iron Man 2!

Annoying Update: Yes, this is an annoying update indeed, but lets get it out of the way before I voice my irritation with MTV’s shoddy reporting.  IESB caught up with Sam Rockwell at Sundance and asked him about Iron Man 2.  This is what he said; “I don’t know if, we will see, we’ll see, […]

No More Sam Jackson As Nick Fury?

In an interview with the L.A. Times, Samuel L. Jackson has indicated that he may not be returning as Nick Fury in Iron Man 2.  This obviously comes as a shock since his appearance after the closing credits of the first film is what jump started The Avengers spin off in motion.  Here’s a snippet. […]

Tim Robbins = Howard Stark?

It appears as if there is a rumor going around that Tim Robbins is being looked at to play Tony Starks father, Howard Stark, in Iron Man 2. “Tim Robbins is going to be playing Howard Stark in an important flashback sequence that is going to set up the Avengers and Captain America films.  Jon […]

Robert Downey Jr. on Terrence Howard’s Deprature…kind of

Robert Downey Jr. spoke to MTV regarding the recent casting switch of Terrence Howard to Don Cheadle. “I think the important thing with the ‘Iron Man’ franchise is to not do too much too soon and to make sure we don’t piss off the public that put us in the position we’re in,” said Downey. […]

Reasons for recasting Col. James Rhodes

Entertainment Weekly has posted an interesting article regarding Marvel’s decision to replace Terrence Howard as Col. James Rhodes in Iron Man 2 and The Avengers. “As such, when Favreau and screenwriter Justin Theroux went to map out the sequel they found themselves minimizing Howard’s story line. Once Marvel learned that Favreau was thinking of curtailing […]

Iron Man 2 Pre-Production in full swing

More and more news just keeps pouring out regarding these projects and we couldn’t be happier here at Avengersnews.  Quint over at Aintitcoolnews has just posted a two part interview with Jon Favreau where they cover everything from Iron Man 2 to James Cameron’s upcoming Avatar.  It’s a really great read and I recommend everybody […]

Favreau & Downey Jr. Confirmed for The Avengers!!!

Sorry, this news broke earlier today, so I apologize for my tardiness, but yes, it is true.  Jon Favreau will be Executive Producing The Avengers movie and Robert Downey Jr. will be reprising his role as Tony Stark.  Now I know some of you were thinking that Favreau would be directing that based on my […]