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ASSEMBLING A UNIVERSE - A Marvel TV Event

MARCH 18 ON ABC

By Robert T. Trate     February 27, 2014
Source: Marvel Entertainment


ASSEMBLING A UNIVERSE arrives March 18th!
© Marvel Entertainment
It looks as if Marvel and Disney are going to do a little show boating, and why not the hell not? Marvel Entertainment will air a special one hour documentary on assembling the Marvel Universe for the big screen. To really get us to look they are also supplying a first look at Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron! Details in the press release below!

Press Release: Join stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, celebrity fans, filmmakers and pop culture icons for a world premiere primetime event on TUESDAY, MARCH 18 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
 
Marvel Studios has pioneered and broken box-office records around the world, creating a cinematic universe unlike any other in pop culture history through its blockbuster films. Beginning with “Iron Man” in 2008 and continuing today through “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on ABC and the theatrical release of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” this April, the Marvel Cinematic Universe presents audiences with some of the most groundbreaking and dynamic storytelling that brings an unprecedented vision to the world of entertainment.   
 
In this exclusive primetime documentary special, audiences will be taken further into the Marvel Cinematic Universe than ever before, offering viewers a front row seat to the inception of Marvel Studios, the record-breaking films, the cultural phenomenon, and further expansion of the universe by Marvel Television.
 
Marvel’s first television special documents the exciting story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Viewers will walk a clear path through this amazing and nuanced universe, featuring sneak peeks at the future of “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on ABC, new footage from Marvel Studios upcoming theatrical releases, “Captain America: The Winter Solider” and “Guardians of The Galaxy,” and a sneak peek at the upcoming Marvel’s“The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
 
“Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe.” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.

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Wiseguy 2/27/2014 3:01:51 PM

What? I'm definitely watching

pablo1999 2/27/2014 3:05:38 PM

Nice!  I must admit to being a DC comics guy - but Marvel has been hitting them out of the park with their movies - here's hoping that DC can do the same - not because I like Batman / Superman and the rest more than Marvel's lineup (I do) but because I am a comic book movie junkie and the more the better (assuming they are actually good)...Looking forward to the Marvel Special - bring it on!!!

kelso454 2/27/2014 4:45:38 PM

yeah make sure you break down what 720 progressive means. thanks a pantload chet.

DarthBob 2/28/2014 5:30:01 AM

Marvel has every reason to showboat with a TV special like this; no DC movies in 2014 or 2015 while we get 6 Marvel based CBMs during that time frame. Marvel releases a trailer for GOTG and what do we get from DC/WB? A lackluster photo of the Suicide Squad from Arrow. All Marvel has to do is not suck because DC/WB is barely putting up a fight. That could change but right now I'm not buying the alien wrecking ball version of Superman, Batfleck and an anorexic looking Wonder Woman.

monkeyfoot 2/28/2014 7:31:06 AM

Why only 720p I wonder? I guess becuase you usually can't tell the difference between 720 and 1080 most of the time.

Wiseguy 2/28/2014 8:32:21 AM

I bet this'll be the big Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver reveal

joe4306 2/28/2014 11:20:52 AM

I AM A TRUE BLUE DC FAN.....FOR LIFE....DC IS #1....NUFF SAID!!!!!

ElBaz13 2/28/2014 12:02:29 PM

I agree Wiseguy.

There is no doubt Whedon and company wants to release a first look at Quicksilver before we see that abomination in X-men DoFP.

Have you noticed every time Disney/Marvel releases a trailer/teaser, one or two days after, Fox/Singer release a picture/teaser of X-men DoFP?

 

ElBaz13 2/28/2014 12:04:14 PM

The only thing DC is #1 at right now is the number of years they have been publishing comics. Marvel will never beat that.

redvector 2/28/2014 12:16:32 PM

 @Elbaz along with a first look at QS and SW maybe a first look or at least some concept images of the Vision and or Ultron.

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