In my weekly syndicated radio segment on the Luis Jimenez Show, “Lengua, Cámara y Acción,” on X96.3FM IN NY, I brought up who could replace David Letterman when he retires in 2015 and Luis thought Univision’s Don Francisco had a shot. Following was a hilarious skit of how the Late Show would sound with Don Francisco on CBS. But all joking aside, if there was one person that could pull it off in the television Spanish language market, it’d be Don Francisco. Luis and I also chat about Captain America‘s box office April record and if superhero movies have an expiration date, plus Demi Lovato‘s nude pics on the internet with Wilmer Valderrama! Listen to the radio segment and tell us what you think!Read More
May 4th may become the greatest day for superheroe fans. Tis’ the day that ‘The Avengers‘ hits theaters in the USA in 3D. All your favorite superheroes in one movie, in what we hear is almost a 3 hour epic action adventure!
So to get you geared up, we have for you 4 clips from the movie and 2 featurettes sure to make your head explode.
Here’s what you’re going to see in the following four clips: two focused on action and two on dialogue. On the action side, Black Widow kicks some ass, and Thor and Captain America make NYC their playground. On the dialogue side, Tony Stark and Loki go to a mano a mano verbal battle and Maria Hill and Nick Fury chatting about some issues.
Here’s the synopsis for those who have no clue of what the film is about:
Marvel Studios presents “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes IronMan, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, NickFury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action andspectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012. “Marvel’s The Avengers” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures. The film is being produced by Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige and executive produced by Alan Fine, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Louis D’Esposito, Patricia Whitcher, Victoria Alonso and Jeremy Latcham. The story is by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon and the screenplay is by Joss Whedon. The film releases May 4, 2012, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
After the colossal failure of‘JohnCarter,’ Disney is still pushing its upcoming film,‘The Avengers’. This time, they have releasedsix newimages with somesuperheroaction, buthighlighting the workofdirector JossWhedon.
The picturesdescribethe boss inaction whiletalkingwith MarkRuffalo(Hulk), SamuelL.Jackson(NickFury) and ChrisHemsworth(Thor). We also see himusingthe shieldof CaptainAmerica, and other photos taken fromhispoint of view asIronMangetting readyfor a scene,andJeremyRenner (Hawkeye) shooting avillain inthe air insidea studio.
Whedon will also most likely show up at the ‘The Avengers’ closing night premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this year on April 28. The film will have its world premiere on April 11 in Los Angeles. ‘The Avengers‘ brings together some ofthe greatest heroestheworld hasto face athreat that couldend lifeon earthas we know it. Thefilm starsRobertDowneyJr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddleston, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L.JacksonandCobieSmulders.