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Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Dec 28 2012, 4:16am CST | by

Joss Whedon has revealed Agent Phil Coulson was always going to die in 'The Avengers'. The film's director said Marvel Studios, which produced the movie, always intended to kill off the fan...

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Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Dec 28 2012, 4:16am CST | by

Joss Whedon has revealed Agent Phil Coulson was always going to die in 'The Avengers'.

The film's director said Marvel Studios, which produced the movie, always intended to kill off the fan favourite S.H.I.E.L.D. agent - played by Clark Gregg - in the epic superhero blockbuster, although his character will return in a spin-off TV show.

Speaking at a screening of the film at the Directors Guild in Hollywood, he said: ''Coulson's death was mandated in the first meeting by Kevin Feige (producer).

''I can't say that enough times. Apparently I have some kind of reputation that we won't discuss right now, but I do love to kill people. Clark himself said when we were shooting that it was obvious that it had to happen, otherwise all of this becomes irresponsible. There's no toll or actual downside to this very bad idea of bringing all of these people together. As a film it's just irresponsible. That's why we're bringing him back for a 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' series.''

Clark Gregg - who also appeared as Coulson in 'Iron Man', 'Iron Man 2' and 'Thor' - will reprise his role in the spin-off TV show, 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' which is set to begin shooting next year.

'The Avengers' - which saw heroes Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk and Captain America unite for the first time on the big screen - has grossed more than $1.5 billion worldwide.

Whedon is returning to write and direct a sequel which has a tentative release date of May 2015.

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Superhero Bits: Ant-Man, Batman v Superman, Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Lego Batman 3

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Earlier this week, Marvel Studios released an extended Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer that opens with a get-together at the Avengers Tower. All our heroes are there – Tony, Steve, Thor, Bruce, Clint, Natasha, Maria, Rhodey. But if you were watching closely, you might have noticed one more party guest who can’t be easily identified. We can see her body, but never get a good look at her face. So who is this mystery woman? ...
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Oct 28 2014 9:06pm CDT | Source: Collider

Disney has released the first Avengers: Age of Ultron clip from writer/director Joss Whedon’s highly anticipated Marvel Studios sequel.  The clip debuted earlier tonight during ABC’s new episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., where the first trailer was set to premiere before it leaked last week.  Age of Ultron sees the titular Avengers battling a force of their own invention, as Tony Stark’s new robot Ultron gets a mind of his own and decides that humanity is in need of wiping out.  This clip is ...
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Oct 24 2014 12:20pm CDT | Source: yahoo

James Spader has spent most of his IMDB page racking up an impressive résumé as slimy, smarmy villains. So it's no wonder that Joss Whedon cast him as the titular age-defining villain in the upcoming 'Avengers: Age of Ultr ...
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Oct 24 2014 11:13am CDT | Source: dark horizons

The villain Ultron goes through several different forms in Joss Whedon's upcoming "Avengers" sequel. From an initial twisted version of the Iron Man armor, it then progresses towards a version seen in promo art and on the cover of Entertainment Weekly a few months back. What looks to be its final form though appears several times in the trailer released this week, most notably at the end. Now, a piece of ar ...
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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: James Spader On Playing the Film’s ‘Crazy’ Villain

Oct 23 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: Screen Rant

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Avengers Age of Ultron: James Spader Describes “Humorous Aspect” To Villain

Oct 23 2014 11:25am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

James Spader as Ultron could not have been better casting, and now that we’ve seen the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer, that feeling has only grown stronger. Writer-director Joss Whedon chose Spader as Ultron to narrate the very first look we got for the sequel to The Avengers and boy did it work on so many levels. Spader is free(er) to talk about his role in Avengers: Age of Ultron and his insight into this robotic characte ...
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Avengers Age of Ultron Teaser Trailer: Finally Here!

Oct 22 2014 9:47pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer is here, and yes, it's a little earlier than was promised.  Just yesterday, we reported that Marvel was going to air the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer during the broadcast of its show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but clearly we've got it a little early. And we are beyond excited and clearly not complaining.  The teaser is narrated by James Spader, which is an interesting turn of e ...
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First AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer Teases Dark Tone, Catastrophic Destruction

Oct 22 2014 5:57pm CDT | Source: Collider

The first Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer for writer/director Joss Whedon’s highly anticipated superhero follow-up has leaked online under a week before its official release.  The sequel finds Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) teaming up once again to battle the devious robot known as Ultron (James Spader).  We’ll have our thoughts on the footage up shortl ...
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