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A Clip From ITEM 47, The Lizzy Caplan AVENGERS Quasi-Sequel Included On The Upcoming Blu-ray!!
Disney has released a clip from “Item 47,” a 12-minute sequel to (spin-off of?) Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers,” which will be included on the “Avengers” DVDs and Blu-rays due to hit shelves Sept. 25:
Maximiliano Hernández reprises for “Item 47” his “Thor”/“The Consultant”/“The Avengers” role of Agent Sitwell, who this time is tasked alongside a fellow SHIELD agent played by Titus Welliver (the man who would be Smokezilla in “Lost”) to track down a pair of humans who have taken to robbing banks with an extraterrestrial weapon left behind by the invading Chitauri.
The law-breaking couple, Benny and Claire, are played by Lizzy Caplan (“Cloverfield,” “Party Down,” “New Girl”) and Jesse Bradford (“Swimfan”).
Marvel exec Louis D’Esposito directed the short from a screenplay by Eric Pearson, who also wrote the screenplays for two much shorter and less elaborate SHIELD-centric short films – “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer” and “The Consultant” – included on earlier Marvel Blu-rays.
The "Avengers" Blu-ray is also rumored to contain as many as 35 minutes of deleted footage written and directed by Whedon.
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July 16, 2012, 3:59 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 4 p.m. CST
by Cletus Van Damme
July 16, 2012, 4:05 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 4:06 p.m. CST
by Anita Hummer
The nutritional value of Beef Stew and the tensile strength of solid steel. Brought to you by the Uranus Corporation.
July 16, 2012, 4:07 p.m. CST
by Kevin Bosch
...are having way too much fucking fun.
July 16, 2012, 4:20 p.m. CST
by Ultron ver 2.0
...she gonna be Jessica Drew?
July 16, 2012, 4:27 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 4:28 p.m. CST
there's no sense dramatic weight to the moment,,even if its light hearted in its intent amateur hour.. ill wait and see... too bad marvels not cool enough two include the antman test reel instead of this needless drivel.
July 16, 2012, 4:53 p.m. CST
Are we getting a director's cut or is it just going to be deleted scenes in a separate part of the disc?
July 16, 2012, 4:55 p.m. CST
by future help
so new. so clean. so pink. so stu-stu studio. -ehhh
July 16, 2012, 5:09 p.m. CST
I have a school boy crush on her 35 minutes of deleted scenes man that gonna be an awesome blu ray release. We know one scene will be with Cap and Peggy 70 years later, and extra Bruce Banner with that guy who threw him his pants
July 16, 2012, 5:11 p.m. CST
women be shoppin'
July 16, 2012, 5:16 p.m. CST
I don't want to have to rip it and edit it myself :-P
July 16, 2012, 5:24 p.m. CST
by Queefer Sutherland
Motherfuckers have to double dip, at least. Hell, they triple dip and quadruple dip these days.
July 16, 2012, 5:28 p.m. CST
Seriously, Abrams has pretty much *owned* anything 47 related since Alias premiered.
July 16, 2012, 5:32 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 5:39 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 5:48 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 5:51 p.m. CST
Will they get killed by the police in a hail of bullets?
July 16, 2012, 6:35 p.m. CST
RE:squiddly lololol..that my friend would make it watchable..but only if it was by the punisher instead,
July 16, 2012, 7:09 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 7:28 p.m. CST
Since you probably took 30 seconds to whine about it. You and your precious time... YOU'RE BROWSING THE INTERNET, MATE!
July 16, 2012, 7:41 p.m. CST
Next time I'll just say the clip was uninspired and I was not impressed.<br> <br> m'kay? <br> <br> <br> DAMN!! -- now I'm well past 3 minutes after reading your snarky reply and then posting this!!
July 16, 2012, 7:43 p.m. CST
Totally worth my time!!
July 16, 2012, 7:43 p.m. CST
C'mon, Marvel. Who gives a fuck?
July 16, 2012, 8:07 p.m. CST
by Ozman X
He is an alien and "Claire" will end up hunting all the leftover aliens. She is Spider-Woman of course.
July 16, 2012, 8:11 p.m. CST
by No time for Haters
July 16, 2012, 8:14 p.m. CST
God. Damn. It.
July 16, 2012, 8:56 p.m. CST
July 16, 2012, 9:10 p.m. CST
Statement: Clearly you've never played KOTOR.
July 16, 2012, 9:19 p.m. CST
She would've great in Superman Returns. Still a deeply flawed film, but a good Lois would've helped immensely.
July 16, 2012, 9:30 p.m. CST
Should be a fun short. The effort put into giving us a little something extra with the purchase is appreciated.
July 16, 2012, 10:18 p.m. CST
by Bass Ackwards
Or do they actually plan on shooting everyone in the bank? I'm not sure I follow how the gun gives them the freedom to become bank robbers. Though maybe that's too much thought for what I'm sure is a fun little short. I'm pretty sure the short that was on the Hulk was made solely because they realized after the fact that they filmed an Iron Man cameo that didn't make any sense.
July 16, 2012, 10:19 p.m. CST
Actually, if you approach the situation with some logic... wouldn't there have been SEVERAL of these guns lying around?
I mean, unless that in part of the film, they'll establish how SHIELD agents went around the city with the express purpose of collecting up ANYTHING foreign related to the Chiutari race, and somehow this one just kinda slipped thru the cracks.
July 16, 2012, 10:22 p.m. CST
and btw, speaking of Lizzy Caplan... I'm probably in the very small minority (as in ONLY person in the world) that still actually thinks the best she's ever looked was her goth/punk thing in Mean Girls
I was reminded of it last night, flicking thru the dial and came across part of it lol
July 16, 2012, 10:46 p.m. CST
July 17, 2012, 1:03 a.m. CST
Not really excited by this. Just remake Laserblast instead. Such a promising premise that was turned into such a horrible 70s B-movie. And by the way, it's not just Lizzy's physical attributes. I think she's a damn fine actress to boot.
July 17, 2012, 2:50 a.m. CST
100% better with her clothes off. You'd never credit her with that body.
July 17, 2012, 3:50 a.m. CST
collecting anything chitauri related, or can we not just assume they did, and this one slippeed through ect ect ect Of course, I do accept, having read through some of the prometheus talkbacks, that if we are not explicitly shown it, it qualifies as a plot hole, unless there is some expositional dialogue purely to explain it
July 17, 2012, 4:42 a.m. CST
Fuck's sake. Will we be getting 46 prequels to this, or are those particular items a bit crappy?
July 17, 2012, 4:51 a.m. CST
by the Green Gargantua
July 17, 2012, 7:12 a.m. CST
July 17, 2012, 7:14 a.m. CST
McAdams. Seyfried. Caplan. Fey. Oh the Party of 5 chick is still doing nothing. She must be pissed she walked away from Family Guy. Even Jennifer Love Hewitt has managed to stay employed longer than she has.
July 17, 2012, 8:21 a.m. CST
These dvds are loaded with deleted scenes, commentary, extra content and is competively priced. And some idiot whined about lack of Ant Man footage. Are you kidding me. When did Geeks get so entitled?
July 17, 2012, 12:45 p.m. CST
July 17, 2012, 2:08 p.m. CST
People unable to actually **read and then digest the fucking comments** they appear to be criticising? Why? When did geeks become so illiterate?
July 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m. CST
is the theatrical cut. So says Whedon himself in a recent interview (I know all you geeks know how to use the internet, so you can look it up yourselves). He said there's no planned DC - at least not with his involvement as he's already produced his "director's cut" and it was called the theatrical version. He said he made a 3.5 self-indulgent cut, but it was never intended as the real deal. After refining the edit, he made his director's cut and submitted it to the studio for mass release. Now, that doesn't mean Disney/Marvel won't release a longer cut incorporating the 35 minutes of deleted scenes later on - but it won't be with Whedon't input.
July 17, 2012, 5:32 p.m. CST
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