RUMORS: Avengers: Age of Ultron also filming in Italy and South Korea. Robert Downey Jr. to be in Seoul this year to film?
It was previously announced that the film will shoot primarily in the UK but in the past week, there has been word that parts of the film will be shot in Italy and South Korea.
Bard Castle in northern Italy is being scouted as a possible home for one of the film’s recently-cast characters, Baron Von Strucker (to be played by German actor Thomas Kretschmann).
Today, it was announced that South Korean actress Kim Soo-hyun has been cast as a potential villain.
Of note, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlet Johansson are reportedly expected to be present in Seoul to shoot scenes for the film.
[sources: cinema blend, twitch, badtaste.it]
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:
- 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