Movie News: 'Avengers 2' Rumors Peg Emily Blunt as Ms. Marvel; Plus: Trailer for 'Shining' Doc 'Room 237' and More

Movie News: 'Avengers 2' Rumors Peg Emily Blunt as Ms. Marvel; Plus: Trailer for 'Shining' Doc 'Room 237' and More

Oct 08, 2012

Emily Blunt - Ms. Marvel

The Avengers 2: Gotta love rumors! The latest report about The Avengers 2 is that Emily Blunt (above) and Ruth Wilson are contending to play Ms. Marvel in the sequel. Also known as Carol Danvers, the character is “former American military,” according to our own John Gholson, “imbued with alien powers and memories through an accident involving the alien race, the Kree.” Before any casting can be confirmed, of course, Joss Whedon needs to finish the script that he’ll be directing. [Daily Mail]

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2: One more international poster for the final Twilight movie has rolled out, and it puts the emphasis squarely on the romantic triangle of Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, as they prepare to battle their enemies, the Volturi, one last time. The movie opens on November 16. [Hey U Guys]

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Michael Fassbender: Director Terrence Malick has a different kind of casting issue; he’s become known for casting big-name actors and then whittling away their parts in the editing process until a feature performance is reduced to a cameo. Still, everyone wants to work with him, and his current, untitled project is no exception. It’s a romantic drama set in the Austin music scene, and reportedly stars Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman and Ryan Gosling. Michael Fassbender is the latest star to be spotted on set. [The Playlist]

Untitled Terrence Malick Project - Michael Fassbender Ryan Gosling

Room 237 Trailer: Did director Stanley Kubrick bury a myriad of hidden meanings and secrets in his 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining? Some dedicated film buffs think so, and they expound upon their theories in Rodney Ascher’s fascinating documentary Room 237; a new, evocative trailer teases the mysteries that may be revealed. The movie opens in theaters next spring. [The Film Stage]

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