“Avengers” director Joss Whedon isn’t content with simply overseeing Earth’s Mightiest Heroes — apparently, he wants to get in on the action himself. Tom Hiddleston, who plays the film’s villain Loki, recently shared an anecdote from his time on the “Avengers” set when Whedon fully acted out a stunt-heavy moment, earning the filmmaker serious kudos points in Hiddleston’s eyes. See what he had to say over here.
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“Dark Knight Rises” Takes Manhattan
If you’re living in New York but always wanted to be a Gotham City citizen, you finally have your chance. Christopher Nolan’s third and final Batman movie is shooting in the Big Apple over the next two weeks, and you can find out some of the details about the production’s schedule and shooting locations in our latest report. There are some mild spoilers ahead, so be warned. But suffice it to say, it sounds like the good folks of Gotham have seen brighter days.
More “Incredibles” Please!
Brad Bird, you’re such a tease! The “Incredibles” director recently spoke out about what it would take for him to shoot a sequel to his beloved Pixar superhero flick: “’Toy Story 2’ was, to me, a perfect sequel, because it absolutely respected the first film but found new places to go without selling out its characters. So if I could come up with an idea that is to ’Incredibles’ what ’Toy Story 2’ is to ’Toy Story,’ I would do it in a second.”
“Ghost Rider” Villain Analysis
Directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor spoke with us recently about the “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” villains, admitting some changes were made to the character of Blackout, played by Johnny Whitworth: “We didn’t really honestly do a lot of research into the comic book version of Blackout … We kind of just took the visual of him and went from there.” Hear more of what they had to say in this video below.