Paul Bettany IS the Vision!

paul_bettanyWhat many have suspected for a while has finally come to pass: Paul Bettany — perhaps best known as the voice od J.A.R.V.I.S. in the Iron Man movies or as Mr. Jennifer Connelly — will play the Vision in next year’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron, according to Variety.

Obviously Bettany’s voice will be easily recognizable to viewers, so writer/director Joss Whedon will have to come up with some way to link J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision. In the comics, Vision was a synthetic being created by Ultron to destroy the Avengers, but he ended up turning on his creator and joining up with the good guys. Eventually he married the Scarlet Witch — who will appear in A:AoU, played by  Elizabeth Olsen.
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AMC Developing Series Based on ‘PREACHER’ Comics

preacher1Not content to rest on the laurels of its comic book-inspired hit THE WALKING DEAD, AMC has committed to developing a series based on Preacher, one of the most acclaimed comics series of all time — it’s often mentioned right alongside Watchmen.

Somewhat surprisingly, the comedic team of Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg (This Is the End) will write and serve as executive producers, while Sam Catlin (late of BREAKING BAD) will be the show-runner. Rogan’s The Green Hornet movie was not nearly as bad as it was made out to be, and This Is the End entailed some seriesly demonic end-of-the-world stuff. So maybe these guys can pull off a PREACHER TV series.
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