April 2, 2013
AVENGERS 2 To Begin Production In Early 2014
ScreenDaily reveals that Marvel Studios is keen on Britain's Pinewood-Shepperton Studios for Avengers 2. The sequel to the billion and a half dollar Avengers is expected to shoot there early next year. It's sound stages housed previous Marvel productions Captain America: The First Avenger and Thor: The Dark World. It will also be used for James Gunn's Guardians Of The Galaxy this Summer and possibly Edgar Wright's Ant-Man. The latter hasn't been given a start date for production but had been rumored for a UK shoot. Joss Whedon will be back to write and direct, the film's cast and character lineup has yet to be announced.