A couple of calendar marks back a rumour hit the w’s had Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver were being added to the superhero line-up of “The Avengers 2″.
Writer/director Joss Whedon has now confirmed the rumour, explaining why he’s decided to add the duo.
“You know, they had a rough beginning. They’re interesting to me because they sort of represent the part of the world that wouldn’t necessarily agree with The Avengers”, the filmmaker tells IGN. “So they’re not there to make things easier. I’m not putting any characters in the movie that will make things easier.”
Also reported last week, Saoirse Ronan (“The Host”) being the “prototype” for the role of Scarlet witch, but she’s not onboard at this stage.
As for whether ‘Iron Man’ (whether it be Robert Downey Jr, who knows – – the actor seems intent on Marvel paying for the privilege of retaining his services, and they may just decide not to) will be back as ‘Iron Man’ for “The Avengers” 2 – especially considering those last few minutes of “Iron Man 3″ – Whedon believes it a certainty.
“Well, I feel like in Iron Man 3, even though he said, ‘I’ve changed’ — he blew up his remote suits, but I don’t think anybody thinks he doesn’t have one anymore. The question is, if The Avengers are called, does he show up? And the answer is, ‘Yes!’”
Meantime, ComicBookMovie have intel that “The Avengers 2″ may be headed to Africa. Apparently they’re making room for the superhero bunch in Cape Town.
Well, that’ll certainly make things cheaper… maybe they can even afford to look after the cast, financially, this time?
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.