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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #75 on: September 30, 2011, 03:56 PM »
I wonder if the size changers were purposely left out because they weren't confident in their ability to show the size change on film?  Does anyone know of other live action movies where they've successfully shrank or grown a character?  I'm sure there are examples, but none come to mind. 

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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #76 on: September 30, 2011, 04:04 PM »
What about the Lord of the Rings movies? Hobbits are short.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #77 on: September 30, 2011, 09:50 PM »
I think Justin is talking more of the CGI of changing people's size on screen not having small and large characters.


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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #78 on: September 30, 2011, 10:16 PM »
I think Justin is talking more of the CGI of changing people's size on screen not having small and large characters.

Right.  Sorry I wasn't more clear about that.

Got my Entertainment Weekly with the Avengers cover in the mail today.  They have an interesting bit about what movies will come AFTER the Avengers. 

- Iron Man 3 - Thor 2 - "...will take Thor literally to other worlds"
- ANT-MAN!  YES! - Tiny hero with major strength.  Edgar Wright, the writer/director of Hot Fuzz has "developed an excellent draft."
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Inhumans

Great to see the Iron Man and Thor franchises continue, and I'm stoked to hear Ant-Man is "definitely in the works" with a great script.  I hope that means he's headed for Avengers 2.  Pretty surprised to see Guardians and Inhumans on the list, but they could do some great things with both franchsies.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #79 on: October 1, 2011, 08:50 AM »
Inhumans could be great, as long as they stay true to the original stories.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #80 on: October 1, 2011, 11:08 AM »
I don't know. Would the average person really want to see a movie called "Ant-Man" ?

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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #81 on: October 1, 2011, 07:22 PM »
I don't know. Would the average person really want to see a movie called "Ant-Man" ?

They flocked to "Blade"...

If it's a quality movie, people will go see it.  Iron Man was a second-tier Marvel hero.  They gave it to a quality director with an excellent script, gave him the budget and freedom he needed, and it became a spectacular hit and launched the Avengers.

Edgar Wright is absolutely brilliant, so at least they're on the right track for Ant-Man.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #82 on: October 1, 2011, 11:30 PM »
I don't know if I'd call Iron Man second tier for Marvel.  He's been center stage of the Marvel U for a long time now.  As much as Marvel likes to tout Captain America, I'd bet the average person pre-movie was as likely to know Iron Man as they were Captain America.

Given Marvel's track record the last 5-6 years, I think people would go see a movie called Giraffe-Man if that's what Marvel wants to call it.  Their only egg thus far was Hulk and most people don't even remember that they did that one.  Both Iron Man films have been a hit, Thor & Cap have done well, and everyone is pysched about the Avengers.  If they even hint that Ant-Man is Avengers related, I think it will do just fine.
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #83 on: October 5, 2011, 11:54 AM »
The Avengers movie Official Site is up.  Not too much new yet that I can see, but there are rumors the trailer will hit next week (maybe to coincide with NYCC).
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« Reply #84 on: October 5, 2011, 06:03 PM »
There will be an Avengers panel next Saturday at NY Comic Con.  Chris Evans will reportedly take part, as will Kevin Feige.
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« Reply #85 on: October 5, 2011, 08:40 PM »
And Cobie Smulders!
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« Reply #86 on: October 7, 2011, 02:24 PM »
The Avengers movie Official Site is up.  Not too much new yet that I can see, but there are rumors the trailer will hit next week (maybe to coincide with NYCC).

Sounds like it has been officially confirmed that the theatrical trailer for the Avengers will hit online this Tuesday (the 11th).  Looking forward to it.

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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #87 on: October 7, 2011, 04:04 PM »
The Avengers movie Official Site is up.  Not too much new yet that I can see, but there are rumors the trailer will hit next week (maybe to coincide with NYCC).

Sounds like it has been officially confirmed that the theatrical trailer for the Avengers will hit online this Tuesday (the 11th).  Looking forward to it.

Already?!  Fantastic.
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« Reply #88 on: October 11, 2011, 10:12 AM »
Trailer is up!
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Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« Reply #89 on: October 11, 2011, 10:42 AM »
Flat-out awesome... though I'm a bit worried that Robert Downey Jr. is gonna outshine everybody else.
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