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Avengers' Mark Ruffalo Says Costar Robert Downey Jr. 'Thinks I'm a Little Insane'

Avengers' Mark Ruffalo Says Costar Robert Downey Jr. 'Thinks I'm a Little Insane'

Originally posted 04/27/2015 10:35AM

Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr. are bros, on-screen and off.

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Watch the Avengers Cast Play Family Feud on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/14/2015 07:35AM

The team that saves the world together plays Family Feud together.

That appeared to be the lesson Monday night, when the cast of the upcoming 800-lb.-summer-movie-gorilla-in-the-room Avengers: Age of Ultron visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! for a game of Family Feud.

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Scarlett Johansson Opens Up About Doing Avengers: Age of Ultron Stunts ... While Pregnant

Scarlett Johansson Opens Up About Doing Avengers: Age of Ultron Stunts ... While Pregnant

Originally posted 04/13/2015 07:15AM

Scarlett Johansson has played the Black Widow in a slew of Marvel films, but the demands of the role haven't gotten any easier for her.

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Chris Hemsworth Is PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive!

Chris Hemsworth Is PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive

Originally posted 11/19/2014 12:00AM

See 26 bonus photos of Chris Hemsworth! Subscribe now to get instant access to our exclusive interview and photo shoot with the Sexiest Man Alive plus 26 bonus photos and other digital extras.

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Robert Downey Jr. Won't Stop Messing with Us About Iron Man 4

Robert Downey Jr. Won't Stop Messing with Us About Iron Man 4 (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/08/2014 09:20AM

It's not easy being one of the most visible faces of a huge franchise.

Just ask Chris Evans, whose fame as Captain America caused his "I'm going to take a break from acting but also I'm not" statements to blow up earlier this year.

Or ask Robert Downey Jr., who seems to be enjoying playing coy about his role in the Iron Man franchise and the Marvel Universe.

Downey gave two seemingly contradictory interviews Tuesday: During the day, he told Ellen DeGeneres that he was going to do a fourth Iron Man.

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An Editor's Take: Superheroes Take Over San Diego Comic-Con – And the World

An Editor's Take: Superheroes Take Over San Diego Comic-Con – And the World

Originally posted 07/23/2014 11:40AM

Deputy Editor JD Heyman shares his take on the rise of the superhero genre

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POLL: Is James Spader the Right Choice for The Avengers' Villain?

James Spader Cast as Ultron in The Avengers Sequel

Originally posted 08/30/2013 09:30AM

James Spader as a maniacal robot?

The Emmy-winning actor, 53, has just been cast as the ultimate villain in the The Avengers: Age of Ultron, the upcoming sequel to the blockbuster, Marvel.com reports.

In Ultron, Spader will play a criminally insane robot with an array of abilities, like super-strength, flight and mind control, who is bent on destroying the human race, starting with the Avengers.

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PEOPLE Review: The Avengers Saves the Day!

PEOPLE Review: The Avengers Saves the Day!

Originally posted 05/05/2012 09:45AM

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Superheroes have it easy: We only expect them to save the planet every now and again. Superhero movies, though, have the daunting task of illuminating our souls.

Dazzling effects, strong stories and bold heroes mean bubkes unless they inspire us. Thank the gods, The Avengers is just what it ought to be – inspired.

After five recent films about the solo exploits of Marvel heroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo, outclassing Edward Norton), The Avengers weaves its narrative threads into a vibrant display of effects wizardry with characters to love and wit to spare.

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