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It’s on like Age of Ultron!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (D: Joss Whedon) – Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth …
- Several other movies that are NOT Avengers: Age of Ultron
- The Wedding Ringer (Kevin Hart, Josh Gad)
- Inherent Vice (Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin)
- The Boy Next Door (JLo, Ryan Guzman)
- The Gambler (Mark Wahlberg)
- Hawkeye sings about his lesser-known powers on The Tonight Show [CinemaBlend]
- Spider-Man – Is Asa Butterfield the frontrunner for Peter Parker [Collider]
- Rumor: X-Men Apocalypse & Wolverine 3 will end Bryan Singer’s X-Men Universe [Collider]
- Avatar 5 a Possibility; Composer James Horner says James Cameron has Scripts for 4 Sequels [Collider]
- First look at Jared Leto as the new Joker [Collider]
- Reed Richards’ powers change, kind of, for the new Fantastic Four film [IGN]
- Surprise heroes in Age of Ultron [ComicBookResources.com]
- Peter Berg & Mark Wahlberg pick writer for The Six Million Dollar Man [Collider]
- Ted 2 Red Band Trailer [YouTube]
- Agents of SHIELD ties into Age of Ultron [EntertainmentWeekly]
- Ash vs Evil Dead – 23 things to know about the new Starz TV series [Collider]
- Courtney Cox hints at who “flakes” on Friends reunions [EntertainmentWeekly]
- Charlie Cox talks Daredevil – VIDEO [Collider]
- VH1 Cancels Plans for Osbournes Reboot [Variety.com]
- Save Constantine [ScienceFiction.com]
- Dallas Comic Con Exclusive Angry Groot Pop! via Toy Matrix – pre-sale Friday, May 1st at 11am CST
- Manny Pacquiao Pop! from ToyTokyo – on sale Friday at 3pm EST
- Cars Pop! figures coming soon – Lightning McQueen, Mater, Doc Hudson, Ramone
- Star Wars Pop! exclusives from Gamestop – Pre-sales SOLD OUT – Snow Drift Chewbacca, Han Solo (Hoth), Figrin D’an, R2-B1
- New Star Wars Classic Pop!’s coming in July – Unmasked Vader, Tie Fighter Pilot, Princess Leia (Boushh), Nalan Cheel, Luke Skywalker (Tatooine), Bib Fortuna
- Mopeez – new 4.5″ plush figures coming in July – Rocket, Groot, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Deadpool
- Silent Hills game may go silent – via Nerd Fu
- Batman: Arkham Knight Dual Play [Gamespot.com]
- Destiny gets more Playstation-exclusive Content [Gamespot.com]
- Halo 5 Cover Art Introduces Mysterious New Spartans [Gamespot.com]
- Free Comic Book Day is THIS Saturday
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #369 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Batman #40
- Silk #3
- Princess Leia #3
- Fantastic Four #645
- Mayday #1
- …. and many, many more
- Texas Frightmare Weekend [May 1 to 3] – no updates
- Ottawa Comiccon [May 8 to 10] – no updates
- Comicpalooza [May 22 to May 25] – added: Summer Glau, David Anders, GWAR
- Fan Expo Dallas [May 29 to May 31] – added: Robert Rodriguez
- ATX Television Festival [June 4 to 7] – added: Empire
- SDCC [July 9 to 12] – Enchantment Under the SDCC party, NECA Unveils T2 Endoglow Endoskeleton Action Figure, Hunger Games
- Space City Comic Con [July 24-26] – William Shatner, Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Nicole Marie Jean
- RTX [Aug 7 to 9] – no updates
- MondoCon [Oct 3 to 4] – tickets on sale Thursday, April 30th
- WalkerStalker Con – Atlanta [Oct 30 to Nov 1] – added: Ian Somerhalder & Paul Wesley
Stay tuned for a new T-Shirt reveal from our friends at TeeNoEvil, this Friday, May 1st