Today: April 10, 2024

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Up For Avenger’s Quicksilver?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, last seen in Anna Karenina and no stranger to a bit of superhero action with Kick Ass and its upcoming sequel, is apparently on Joss Whedon’s wanted list to play Quicksilver for Avengers 2.  While Whedon had recently commented that he wanted Quicksilver and his sister Scarlet Witch to appear in Avengers 2, X-Men: Days Of Future Past director Bryan Singer let slip that Quicksilver would also appear in the X-Men franchise.  It turns out that Marvel and Warners share the rights to the character as long as neither mentions their history in the other studios films.  Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are the children of X-Men’s Magneto but later joined the Avengers once they’d rebelled against their father.  While no official negotiations have taken place with Taylor-Johnson, X-Men recently cast Taylor-Johnson’s Kick Ass co-star Evan Peters in the role.  So it all becomes a little like superhero musical chairs.  Before he potentially dons Quicksilver’s spandex he’ll be seen in Kick Ass 2 before heading off to hunt down Godzilla for Gareth Edwards.  Source – The Wrap 

Alex Moss Editor

Alex Moss’ obsession with film began the moment he witnessed the Alien burst forth from John Hurt’s stomach. It was perhaps ill-advised to witness this aged 6 but much like the beast within Hurt, he became infected by a parasite called ‘Movies’. Rarely away from his computer or a big screen, as he muses on Cinematic Deities, Alex is “more machine now than man. His mind is twisted and evil”. Email:

Previous Story

The Vineyard

Next Story

DiCaprio To Play Rasputin?

Latest from Blog


Memory (2023)

Memory is an exquisite American drama in the tender embrace of Michel Franco’s cinematic prowess.

Mötley Crüe: The End 4K

2024 sees Mercury Studios (the label formerly known as Eagle Rock Entertainment) reissuing some of their catalogue in sparkling 4K UHD, starting with Mötley Crüe’s 2015 farewell concert from Los Angeles.  Regardless

The Borderlands

The found footage sub-genre has always been one welcomed by horror filmmakers. For one thing it is relatively affordable to execute but it also allows for a clear reason for said footage

One Life

Perhaps the most moving part of Nicholas Winton’s story – now immortalised on screen in a wonderful dual performance by Johnny Flynn and Anthony Hopkins – is how this incredible, courageous man

WIN! Next Goal Wins on Blu-ray!

To celebrate the release of the Next Goal Wins, we’ve got TWO Blu-ray copies to Give Away! For your chance to win, simply email your answer to the question below to For what
Go toTop

Don't Miss

Iron Man: The Art of the Movie

This Autumn, Titan will be publishing Iron Man: The Art

Who is Morbius?

April 1st, sees one of the most compelling and conflicted