Marvel fans are up in arms, and it’s for a good reason. Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner were on the promotions tour for Avengers: Age of Ultron when a reporter from Digital Spy asked them about “shipping” within the franchise, or “support of a romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series,” particularly with Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow character.
“She’s a slut,” Jeremy Renner said immediately, and Evans burst into hysterics.
“I was gonna say something along that line,” he laughed. “She’s a complete whore.” Renner would also scoff at Black Widow’s prosthetic leg, hinting at its undesirability.
Let the fan battle begin. More
John Travolta had one job last night: redeem himself for last year’s Adele Dazeem flub.
Spoiler alert: he didn’t do his job. More
Over the weekend, Marvel Studios rolled out yet another stand-alone Avengers film, “Thor: The Dark World,” as a follow-up to the 2011 film uniting all the major characters. This “Thor,” along with “Iron Man 3,” released earlier this year, launches phase two of Marvel’s Master Plan — a big money grab that’s already paid record dividends. Over the in-progress eight-year rollout, super producer and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige hasn’t shared his long-term strategy. But here’s a peek at what we know through 2015 and what we can speculate into 2017. More