Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk the return of Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass to the world of Jason Bourne, the official plot synopsis of Avengers: Age of Ultron and every Spider-Man in the Marvel Universe (there are many) are teaming up!
Matt Damon is back as Bourne!
The folks over at Deadline report that the dealmaking process has begun to bring director Paul Greengrass and star Matt Damon back to the franchise in which they had so much success with the stellar The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. Moreover, THR adds that if a deal makes, Greengrass will also write the script for Bourne 5.
Avengers: Age of Ultron gets an official synopsis
It’s tough to find any official information about upcoming big franchise films, so it’s nice to get it from the studio itself. Today finally brings us solid word about Avengers: Age of Ultron in the form of a promotional plot synopsis:
Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. 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.
Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.
Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963. Get set for an action-packed thrill ride when The Avengers return in Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” on May 1, 2015.
Marvel’s Spider-Verse event brings together every alternate Spider-Man!
CBR has an exclusive look at covers and solicitation text for the titles affected by the ongoing “Spider-Verse” event — including Otto Octavius facing off with Peter Parker as everything continues to unravel around them!
Today’s Quick Links
- The King of Monsters hits shelves today, make sure to pick up Godzilla (Blu-ray 3D+ Blu-ray + DVD +UltraViolet Combo Pack)
- MIT has created a robotic cheetah. It’s as cool as it sounds.
- Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion. That’s a lot of gold.
- The new poster for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is mysterious and beautiful.
- Carlton has the moves: Watch Alfonso Ribeiro Dance With the Stars!