We're looking for contributors

THE AVENGERS 2 Filming Date

Joss Whedon The Avengers 2 directorJoss Whedon: The Avengers 2 filming date

The Avengers director Joss Whedon has told ET.com that The Avengers 2 will begin filming in February 2014, from a screenplay Whedon himself wrote. The writer-director added that The Avengers 2 plot is rooted on ideas that came to his head before he began working on the (ultimately) billionaire blockbuster. (Please scroll down to check out the brief video interview with Joss Whedon.) (Image: Joss Whedon on The Avengers set.)

“I didn't think I was gonna do the second one," Whedon, somewhat curiously, remarked, "but I had an idea for it before I had figured out the first one. You go into a movie not assuming that there's going to be [a sequel]. I've seen plenty of movies that were the first part of the trilogy that never happened and it's terrible ... You don't save anything for the trip back.”

But really, how could anyone, anywhere, at any time actually expect The Avengers to end up as the stand-alone Grand Hotel of Marvel super-heroes?

The Avengers grossed $1.51 billion at the worldwide box office, nearly 60 percent of that amount coming from outside North America. As sequels – especially blow 'em up 3D sequels – tend to perform exceedingly well internationally, expect The Avengers 2 to a) outgross the original b) earn at least two-thirds of its gross at the international box office.

The Avengers 2 release date

The Avengers 2 is scheduled to come out on May 1, 2015. Expected to return for the Avengers sequel are Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / The Hulk, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. The Hurt Locker's Anthony Mackie is a possible addition to the Avengers 2 cast, playing Sam Wilson / The Falcon.

For all it's worth, The Avengers won three MTV Movie Awards this past weekend: Movie of the Year, Best Villain (Tom Hiddleston as Loki), and Best Fight.

Joss Whedon movies

Besides his television work (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dollhouse), Joss Whedon directed the thriller Serenity (2005), a box office disappointment ($38.6 million worldwide according to figures found at Box Office Mojo) starring Nathan Fillion and Gina Torres, and the Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing (2012), featuring Fillion and The Avengers' Clark Gregg. Next in line is the TV movie Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., starring Gregg as Phil Coulson.

Joss Whedon on The Avengers set photo: Marvel / Disney.

Check out Joss Whedon discussing The Avengers 2 filming dates below.

If you found THE AVENGERS 2 Filming Date an informative post, please recommend it to your friends. See share buttons above and on the left.
And consider following Alt Film Guide on Facebook and/or joining the FB group All About Movies.
THE AVENGERS 2 Filming Date © 2004-2015 Alt Film Guide and/or author(s). Text NOT to be reproduced without prior written consent.

Continue Reading: Will Smith in FOCUS? Kristen Stewart Out?

Previous Post: Oscar 2014 Host?

Click on 'Load Comments' to leave a comment about THE AVENGERS 2 Filming Date.

Important: Different views and opinions are perfectly fine, but courtesy and respect are imperative. Abusive, bigoted, baseless (spreading misinformation), and/or trollish/inflammatory comments will be blocked and offenders may be banned.


Japanese Magic Lantern Show at the Academy
BAFTA 2009: Nominations Longlist
New Yorker Films Closes Its Doors
Gotham Awards Online Via Ustream
Oscar 2010: Oscar Night America Parties
Robert Pattinson, AVATAR, STAR TREK: Empire Awards 2010
Watch MTV Movie Awards Online: Red Carpet Live Video Streaming
Watch MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Online
West Hollywood Sunset 5 Movie Theater to Close Its Doors; Sundance Cinemas to Replace Laemmle
Worldwide Box Office 2011: US/Canada Lowest Ticket Sales This Century
Sarah Palin Movie Debut: CARRIE Remake
SAFE HAVEN Movie: Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Trailer IMAX: Let the Games Begin!
Oscar 2013 Nominations
DIVERGENT: Tony Goldwyn Joins Cast
Lionsgate New Logo
Will Smith THE WILD BUNCH Remake?
Channing Tatum: Genghis Khan Admirer to Direct MAGIC MIKE 2?
Boxer Tommy Morrison Dead: ROCKY V Actor, HIV-Positive Status Ruined Boxing Career
Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson Together Again? EL PRESIDENTE