Salt Lake Comic Con Nerd News: Avengers trailer, Halloween at IKEA, Hobbit Safety Video!

Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk about the bombastic new trailer for Joss Whedon’s sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron, IKEA’s ode to Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining Halloween ad, and Air New Zealand releases the most epic safety video of all time!

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The trailer and poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron arrive!

Although it was supposed to premiere during next week’s new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel Studios has gone ahead and officially released the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer following an online leak. “Dammit, Hydra,” Marvel tweeted in response to the rapid spread of the leaked trailer. Thankfully, you can now check out a wholly official version in the player above along with the just-released teaser poster underneath!

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.



IKEA Singapore releases The Shining-Themed Halloween Commercial!

Late night shopping may never be the same again after you watch IKEA’s homage to Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, The Shining.


Air New Zealand: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

“As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Starring Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson; we’re thrilled to unveil The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.”


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