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Marvel Comic Con 2013 Announcements

Avengers 2 Title is Here

By Robert T. Trate     July 20, 2013
Source: Marvel Studios/ Walt Disney

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney have released their official logos and their conceptual poster artwork for three different titles. The big news is that The Avengers sequel has an official title. The Avengers sequel is known as Avengers: Age of Ultron. Check out all the logos and posters below. 

Synopsis: Marvel’s Thor: The Dark Worldcontinues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself.  In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
 
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne (credit not final) and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final) and is based on Marvel’s classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book “Journey into Mystery “ #83 in August, 1962.
 
Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself.
 
THOR: THE DARK WORLD (in Digital 3D and RealD) arrives November 8, 2013.

Synopsis: Guardians of the Galaxy centers on Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Pratt), a U.S. pilot who ends up in space in the middle of a universal conflict and goes on the run with futuristic ex-cons who have something everyone want.
 
Guardians of the Galaxy arrives August 1, 2014.

Synopsis: Captain America: The Winter Soldier will pick-up where “Marvel’s The Avengers” left off, as Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and teams up with Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, to battle a powerful yet shadowy enemy in present-day Washington, D.C.
  
Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1941, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” features an outstanding supporting cast that includes Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Black Swan”) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie (“The Hurt Locker,” “Million Dollar Baby”) as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Cobie Smulders (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “How I Met Your Mother”) as Agent Maria Hill, Frank Grillo (“Zero Dark Thirty”) as Brock Rumlow and Georges St-Pierre (“Death Warrior”) as Georges Batroc. Rounding out the talented cast are Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) as Peggy Carter, Toby Jones (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Hunger Games”) as Arnim Zola, Emily VanCamp (“The Ring 2,” “Revenge”) as Agent 13 and Maximiliano Hernández (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Thor”) as Agent Jasper Sitwell.
 
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is set for release in the U.S. on April 4, 2014.

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mharsha 7/20/2013 9:31:14 PM

I'm sure that the Avengers movie is not going to go the way of the recent event with the same name. That would involve too many characters, a lot of which Marvel does not have rights to anyways. I thought they were going to use Thanos, but I bet he will be used for GotG first. Ultron has always been a cool character to me. Who thinks Vin Diesel will voice Ultron? Because I don't think he would be a great Vision (recent speculation) and not a great Thanos either. He doesn't have the right presence for Thanos and I think that's too big a character for him to carry. I like Vin Diesel, but he is one of those guys who is only right for certain roles.

MrJawbreakingEquilibrium 7/20/2013 10:22:57 PM

This and the news of the MoS sequel being a "World's Finest" movie and even from Bangkok I could here nerds heads exploding.

Wiseguy 7/20/2013 10:39:49 PM

 This why mania falls short again

shh meanwhile had someone live blogging everything. Made me feel like I was there...tsk tsk

Come on this isn't even a recap of what went down at the panel, shame

SarcasticCaveman 7/21/2013 1:18:27 AM

 WAAAAAAAAAAAAA *insert generic complaint about Mania being late on the story*

Really, what is the point in even commenting here if you're just going to down the stories themselves and/or Mania's efficiency of reporting on them?  So they didn't send anybody to Comic Con...get over it.

With that, now that the next Avengers movie has a title, does anybody doubt that Vin Diesel is going to be playing The Vision in the Marvel Movie Universe?  I certainly hope he is.

spiderhero 7/21/2013 5:38:20 AM

What is Coulson DID die in Avengers, but he's now an A.I. He could go all Ultron on S.H.I.E.L.D. & force the Avengers to fight one of their own. I doubt they'll do that, what with Coulson headlining the TV show, but man would that be cool.

hanso 7/21/2013 5:45:43 AM

 Mofos get mad when someone speaks truth bout the site.  Wise on point though.

I liked the Capt footage description more than Thor's.  The GOTG footage sounded cool too.

RobertTrate 7/21/2013 6:48:03 AM

 Wiseguy, next time you can pay for our travel, our hotel, oh and more importantly set up contacts with marvel and Disney that we will get into Hall H to cover the panel. Or you can wait in line 6 hours and hold our spot for us. Have you ever been to comic Con? A press pass doesn't not mean a seat at the head table. 3 years ago I got covered the Cap and Thor panel and had to leave the second they were over because everything was three hours late. Why did I have to leave? I had to get next door to do the press interviews! What did I miss? Oh nothing, just the Avengers assembling on stage. 

This was a press release from Disney. Sorry it wasnt a second by second blow of the panel. 

redvector 7/21/2013 6:48:54 AM

I think Whedon really telegraphed the Ultron storyline with his insistence on having Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver be included in A2. And said that they would have a "huge impact." I believe he was speaking about SW's ability to screw with probabilities which proved to be the key to Ultron's defeat and destruction on several occasions. 

jedibanner 7/21/2013 7:36:20 AM

I don't understand people bitching about the site....oh wait, it's from Wise...NEVER MIND...now I understand.

The synopsis looks interesting for the movies, and knowing the title for the next Avengers is a cool news also.

DarthoftheDead 7/21/2013 7:46:35 AM

 BRING........THIS........SHIT.........ON!!!!!!!

AVENGERS FOREVER!!!!!!!

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