Avengers: Age of Ultron: Leaked after credits scene was fake and 6 other things we learnt ahead of the London premiere

Scarlet Johansson is up for a solo Black Widow film, Hawkeye is the "heart of the movie", where to for the Hulk

Jack Shepherd
Wednesday 22 April 2015 09:55
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Marvel's latest poster for its forthcoming movie Avengers: Age of Ultron
Marvel's latest poster for its forthcoming movie Avengers: Age of Ultron

With only hours to go until the London premiere of Avenger: Age of Ultron, the cast sat down to answer some questions on the movie. Here's what we learnt:

There is definitely no after-after credits scene

There is a video going around online of a window cleaner doing his job when a certain sarcastic web-swinger pops up behind and shouts "you missed a spot".

Unfortunately, it has been confirmed as fake.

"I don’t know where that started," said director Joss Whedon. "We wanted to be clear that there was no tag scene at the very very end of the film because after sitting through 40 minutes of credits and not see anything we thought people may become irate."

Scarlet Johansson is open to a Black Widow sequel

Scarlet Johannson as the Black Widow in the Avengers Assemble (2012)

One of the major criticisms towards the superhero genre is that there are not currently any female-led movies. While Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow was key to the events of the first Avengers, Iron Man 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, she has no solo outing lined up. Could that be about to change?

"A Black widow movie that would be cool", the actress said. "I’m always happy to put the cat-suit back on"

Let's hope the fat cats at Marvel are listening.

The cast are "uncontrollable"

Iron Man and Captain America in a scene from "The Avengers"

As if controlling Robert Downey Jnr. wasn't hard enough on its own, add in mega-stars Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen and Samuel L Jackson, you've got a lot on your plate.

"They’re uncontrollable," Whedon says about them on set. Seeing them together constantly making jokes and messing around, it's easy to see why.

Hawkeye's going to get a lot of love

L to R: Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Captain America (Chris Evans) & Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) in Avengers Assemble

After being unfairly placed on the bench for the first Avengers film it looks like Jamie Renner's Hawkeye may be about to be put front and centre.

The cast were each asked which character's story, other than there own, was the best.

Paul Bettany called Hawkeye's the "heart of the movie", while Mark Ruffalo reflected how his own life was much like the bow and arrow wielder's. Not in shooting arrows at bad guys of course but instead being away from home fighting "imaginary" vaillains.

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What's going to happen to Hulk?

The Hulk as seen in The Incredible Hulk

With the next slate of Marvel films already confirmed, many people have been left wondering "where is the Hulk going to be?" While confirmed by Kevin Feige to be in the next Avengers, the green machine has no solo outing planned as of yet. 

When asked where to for the Hulk after this film, Mark Ruffalo simply said: “I can’t”, with Whedon adding “It’s too amazing”. What does it mean?!

The superhero genre isn't going anywhere, anytime soon

 

Currently there are 11 Marvel Studio films lined up for release over the next few years (not including Age of Ultron but including Spider-man), leading many to question whether the genre will grow stale.

"The thing I love about Marvel comics is the thing I love about what Kevin Feige is doing with the Marvel Universe; he approaches every movie as if it is a completely new idea," Whedon says, "as a movie of some particular genre that happens to have superheroes in it.

"He's not interested in creating a formula, he's interested in creating a universe, so as long as he can stay alive.

"He's trying to create new versions of the superhero movie which I think it can sustain for quite a while."

Robert Downey Jnr doesn't want to talk about his trailer

Robert Downey Jr with Chadwick Boseman onstage during a Marvel Studios fan event

As the cast got ready to leave there was one last question to be ask, this time by a German radio station's reporter: "Why at the end of shooting was your trailer the size of everyone else's put together?"

There was, as you may suspect, no response: "We only want questions about the movie" answered the moderator as Downey's eyes darted around the room, looking to avoid the question.

It looks like we will have to wait a little longer to find out if Downey's pay check really is the size of everyone else's put together.

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