The Avengers To Film In Manhattan In 2011 – And On The Helicarrier Above

Here are the least controversial bits and pieces of Avengers news in quite some time.

According to one of our very well placed sources (think: USA, west coast, sunny, lots of big buildings that look like warehouses, people zipping about in electric carts), Joss Whedon’s movie version of The Avengers will be shooting in Manhattan next year. What exactly will go before the cameras isn’t yet known – or, if we’re being honest, hasn’t even been completely decided – but the plan at the moment definitely involves the SHIELD Helicarrier.

Design teams have been working on the movie for some time, even before the appointment of Joss Whedon as director, and have developed some ideas about how much of the film will look. As regards some key items – including the Helicarrier – the concept artists shared their preliminary designs with the producers of the Marvel 4D exhibit at London’s Madame Tussauds in order to create some consistency. There’s a trailer for that toon here on Bleeding Cool, but it doesn’t feature the Helicarrier at all, so if you’re really that curious, you’ll have to make a trip to London yourself.

There’s apparently going to be a great need for Avengers extras on the streets of Manhattan next year. Stay tuned (for several months, I expect), and we’ll tell you how and where to reply. In return, you keep us in the loop on everything you see go down.

Until then a quick look at a couple of helicarrier ripoffs from Sky Captain and Doctor Who.

This has been a joint Brendon Connelly/Rich Johnston investigation

spx

SPX and The Love Hangover

This Possible Plot Synopsis For Jumanji Sounds Pretty Weird

bhcover

New Artist Greg Scott On Sun-Drenched LA Noir And The Black Hood

stl021782

Joe Books To Publish Adaptations Of Disney’s Moana, In December 2016 Solicits

xena201606covaphoto

Xena Greek Mythology – A Nice Academic Meta-Narrative And A Hilarious Creative License

Travelers’ Tips From Sarajevo – Getting Into The Octal Catalogue

ahtd-official-poster

Celebrate Art House Theater Day This Saturday

40th Anniversary 2000AD Comic Con, For London, In February 2017

Why The Guardians Of The Galaxy Won’t Be Going Anywhere (SPOILERS)

kiss01-cov-a-montesdemon

All 14 KISS #1 Covers Plus A John Cassaday Blind Bag Variant