Writer/director Joss Whedon ("The Avengers") was recently a guest on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon", providing updates on his next Marvel Studios' movie "The Avengers 2":
Whedon talked about the Marvel Comics superheroes 'Quicksilver' and 'The Scarlet Witch', who will appear in the new film.
"There are new characters," said Whedon. "I've already said that we're going to have a brother-sister team, the 'Scarlet Witch' and 'Quicksilver', who were great mainstays of 'The Avengers' when I was reading the comics as a kid.
"Besides the fact that I grew up reading them, their powers are very visually interesting.
"One of the problems I had on the first one was, everybody basically had punchy powers. 'I can hit,' 'I can also hit.' 'I can hit harder' That can get boring in a two hour movie. Hopefully it didn't get too boring.
"But coming into the second one, he's got super speed. She can weave little spells and a little telekinesis, get inside your head. There's good stuff that they can do that will help keep it fresh..."
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