Count me as a bit skeptical. X-men worked because you had mostly unknowns in the main roles. With Robert Downey, Sam Jackson and, maybe, Ed Norton already lined up, how in the world are they going to get enough screen time for everyone? Think about how Spidey 3 suffered from too many villains, now imagine what too many heroes might bring.
I'd love for this to be great and I like Joss, but it's going to take a grand effort to make Avengers work in a 2-3 hour format.
"I prefer books and movies where the conflict isn't of the extreme cannibal apocalypse variety I guess." Redsfaithful
*Posterisk* Has anyone else noticed when you look at an actor on imdb.com it brings up their worst movie so much of the time?
For example, if you type in Hugh Jackman, it gives you results Actor: The Prestige(2006) I can't imagine anyone trying to think of Hugh Jackman who says, "ya know, australian, big guy, he was in the Prestige?"
Back on topic. I think Whedon will do a fantastic job given the storylines.
When people say that I donít know what Iím talking about when it comes to sports or writing, I think: Man, you should see me in the rest of my life.
It can't be speed of sound Flash. I want him vibrating through walls, touching the edge of the speed force. And it needs to be Wally and not Barry. Wally was a much better Flash.
Raisel Ghul, the Demon's Head
The eyes never lie.
By the way, the Ant-Man movie is looking like a go (according to Stan Lee)
The person who has already agreed to direct........Edgar Wright from Shaun of the Dead fame. Score.
"I came here to kick ass and chew bubble gum... and I'm all out of bubble gum."
- - Rowdy Roddy Piper
"It takes a big man to admit when he is wrong. I am not a big man"
- - Fletch
Not sure where to put this, but this seems an ok place for it. It's pretty funny.
"I know a lot about the law and various other lawyerings."
Situational Hitting is Stupid