Skip Nav
True Stories
11 Modern Romance Movies Inspired by Real Love Stories
Broad City
How to Survive Your 20s, According to Broad City
Nostalgia
8 Things We Already Know About the Long-Awaited Friends Reunion

The Avengers Entertainment Weekly Cover

The Avengers Aren't Just Superheroes, They're Cover Models

The cast of The AvengersRobert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo — are all decked out in costume on the cover of this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly. Despite the fact that the cover looks a bit doctored (and Ruffalo appears to be doing his best "Blue Steel"), I'm always excited to get new glimpses of the upcoming superhero blockbuster. In the issue, the cast talks about what it was like making the film (surprise, surprise: RJD tried to hog the spotlight) while writer/director Joss Whedon discusses the pressure he felt when putting the pieces together. Here are highlights:

  • Downey on initially pushing Whedon for Iron Man to lead the charge: "I said, ‘I don’t know what you’re thinking, but Tony needs to drive this thing. He [Whedon] was like, ‘OK, let’s try that.’ We tried it, and it didn’t work. Because this is a different sort of thing. Everybody is just an arm of the octopus."
  • Evans on how shooting in New Mexico brought the cast together: "Any time you film somewhere where nobody is from, you’re forced to hang out together off set. No one knows anybody, no one has any prior obligations out here, no one has any dinner plans because we’re all alone."
  • Whedon on his experience as director: "Every day I make some boneheaded mistake. And I go, ‘Really? Wow. So no learning curve, huh?’ There is a weird element of: They handed me one of the biggest movies of all time, and I’m making it up as I go."

To see a bigger version over the cover, just keep reading.

Around The Web
George Clooney and Channing Tatum Revel in the Idiocy of their Hail, Caesar! Characters
Captain America Civil War Trailer
Robert Downey Jr. Dresses as Tigger For Boy With CF
Chris Evans and Scott Eastwood Attend Charity Gala
Robert Downey Jr. Shares Anniversary Message 2015
Captain America: Civil War First Picture
Scarlett Johansson Will Try Her Hand at Comedy in Upcoming Film

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
gd101 gd101 4 years
Love It!
Latest Entertainment
X