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SIGHTINGS?: Per various Twitter posts, Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly back in the US as early as yesterday, May 2, 2014. He has been spotted in various locations in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jeremy Renner was also spotted in Nashville with RDJ, so it’s possible that he’s there for some Age of Ultron filming.

Other Vulture rankings→

Robert Downey Jr And ‘Avengers’ Cast Ready To Rumble With Stingy Marvel Over Sequel Money And Strong-Arming→

FYI:  The Avengers DVD/Blu-ray release (on Tuesday, 9/25/2012)

Best Buy: 
  • Best Buy Exclusive Collectors Set: Bluray 3D + Bluray + DVD + digital copy + digital music download.  Also includes: an illuminated 3D lenticular case, a hardbound Avengers character guide, a $30 Sideshow collectibles gift card, and a Litho card: $69.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray combo: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99
Target
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy: $24.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99
Wal-mart
  • Walmart Exclusive: Blu-ray + DVD + Marvel’s The Avengers graphic novel: combo: $27.96
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy combo: $29.96
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $24.96
  • DVD only: $19.96 (comes with a free Avengers poster)
Amazon
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital  copy combo: $24.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray combo: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99

DVD EXTRAS: ”Assembling the Ultimate Team” featurette and audio commentary by Joss Whedon

BLU-RAY EXTRAS: all of the DVD EXTRAS plus — “A Visual Journey” featurette, deleted scenes (alternate and extended), Marvel One-shot: Item 47, gag reel, Soundgarden music video - “Live to Rise”

NOTE: Best Buy, Target, and Wal-mart all have Avengers-related merchandise sales, including all of the Phase One films on DVD or Blu-ray and the season DVDs for Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (Best Buy).

If you’re undecided as to which version of The Avengers DVD or Blu-ray should you get, here’s a nifty table from Amazon.com that compares the different versions available.

(The special 10-disc Avengers Blu-ray set has been temporarily pulled from the market but will be on sale some time in spring 2013.)

The Avengers will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in North America in two weeks (September 25).

(Source: Amazon)

The Avengers to return this Labor Day weekend at your local North American theaters for a one-week engagement.

Check your local cinemas for air times.

(Source: Facebook)

Other Vulture rankings.→

In other subcategories of Vulture’s rankings list, RDJ was

  • #28 in “Tabloid Target”
  • #15 in “Critics’ Score”
  • #14 in “Magazine Covers”
  • #11 in the “Most Respected”
  • #4 in “Domestic Box Office” and “Overseas Box Office”
  • #2 in “Studio Favorite”
  • #2 in “International Star”
  • #1 in “Studio Value”
  • #1 in “Most Valuable Comedy Stars”
  • #1 in “Most Valuable Action Stars”

The general list also includes fellow Avengers Chris Hemsworth (#21), Jeremy Renner (#57), Scarlett Johansson (#71), and Chris Evans (#90).

ALSO: here’s the methodology that Vulture used in creating this list.

The Avengers on Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack as well as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack — September 25th, 2012:

Special features:

  • Disney’s Second Screen feature
  • Commentary by Joss Whedon
  • Behind-the-scenes featurettes:
    • Assembling the Ultimate Team
    • A Visual Journey
  • Marvel One Shot: Item 47 short film
  • Deleted/extended scenes:
    • Alternate opening: “Maria Hill Interrogation”
    • “Loki and Barton Strategize” (Extended)
    • “Steve Rogers: Man Out of Time”
    • “Nick Fury and World Security Council”
    • Extended viaduct fight (w/raw footage)
    • “Fury and Hill Discuss the World Security Council”
    • “Banner and Security Guard” (Extended)
    • Alternate ending: “Maria Hill Interrogation”
  • Gag reel
  • Soundgarden’s “Live to Rise” music video

(Source: Flix66)

The French and German blu-ray release date for The Avengers is scheduled for August 25 (French) and September 30 (German).

The US release date is likely to fall around the same time frame.

(Source: Blu-ray.com)

The Avengers: Box office factoids.

  • Biggest domestic opening weekend of all time.
  • Fastest film to reach $200M (3 days).
  • Highest Saturday of all time: $69.7M.
  • 8th biggest midnights opening.
  • Biggest superhero midnights debut.
  • Passed total domestic cume for Captain America and Thor.
  • Passed international box office totals of Captain America ($192M), Iron Man ($266.7M), Thor ($268.3M), and Iron Man 2 ($311.5M) in 12 days of release. 
  • Biggest opening weekend of all time in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Central America, Peru, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines.
  • Biggest Marvel opening weekend in Russia (May 3): $17.9M.
  • Passed the global box office totals of Captain America ($364M) and Thor ($449M) and Iron Man ($585M) and Iron Man 2 ($624M) combined.
  • Highest grossing opening weekend in IMAX’s history
  • Global cume estimate: $641.8M
  • Crossed the $600M global box office threshold today after just 12 days of release.
  • Cinema Score: A+
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 94% positive reviews
  • Audience: 50% over 25, 50% under 25; 60% male, 40% female; 55% couples, 24% family, 21% teens.

(Source: Deadline)