Scarlett Johansson is expecting, it seems.
While everyone is happy for the mother-to-be, this presents a slight issue for Marvel Studios as Avengers: Age of Ultron preps to begin principal photography in earnest.
Remember how, after The Avengers became a massive hit that seemingly everyone loved, there was a long wait where we all wondered if Joss Whedon would drop the mike and walk off stage rather than write and direct the sequel?
Well we might be spared such a purgatorial wait between Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Avengers 3, because a screenwriter with the inside scoop at Marvel Studios may have just offhandedly revealed Whedon's involvement in the third installment of this mega-franchise.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has been adding characters left and right, but the new additions won't stop Black Widow from playing an even larger role than she did in The Avengers.
That's saying something, since Scarlett Johansson's black ops S.H.I.E.L.D. asset damn near stole the first Marvel team-up movie out from under her superpowered contemporaries.
Principal photography on Avengers: Age of Ultron has begun earlier than we anticipated, kicking off production in South Africa.
Avengers: Age of Ultron just keeps getting more and more crowded with familiar comic book characters.
The latest addition to the super-sequel's mega-line up is none other than The Vision, an android with a red face and a whole mess of powers. Though this new character is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actor playing him has been along for the ride since Iron Man.
Avengers: Age of Ultron kicks off principal photography in no time.
Even as he prepares for production on the sequel to the biggest comic book movie ever released, loquacious writer-director Joss Whedon is sharing some spoiler-free insight on how his second Avengers movie is influenced by The Godfather: Part II.
Oh, and there's some new info on how a gorgeous Italian setting plays into Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has cast its second major villain, enlisting Thomas Kretschmann to portray Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the Marvel Studios sequel.
As Avengers: Age of Ultron gears up for principal photography, no less a source than Scarlett Johansson is enthusing about Joss Whedon's screenplay for the sequel to the biggest comic book movie of all time.
The title of Avengers: Age of Ultron makes it clear just which Marvel heavy will cause Nick Fury to send an "Assemble!" group text to Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
It seems that the mechanical man won't be alone, however, as the identity of a supplemental villain – one with a connection to some Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch – in the Avengers sequel has been revealed.
After sitting out an attempted alien invasion of Earth in The Avengers, Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes will stand alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Don Cheadle is aboard the sequel to play the man inside the War Machine/Iron Patriot armor for the third time.