Two years ago, Austrian BASE jumper and daredevil, Felix Baumgartner, became a household name for breaking the world altitude record, parachuting from near the top of the stratosphere and falling faster than the speed of sound.
Marvel Studios (and its parent company, Disney) had originally intended to debut the trailer for its highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron — due in theaters next May — during an episode of the TV show Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next week. The Internet, however, had other plans.
Since Chicago was a bona fide hit in 2002, and took home the Oscar for Best Picture, adaptations of stage musicals have mostly struggled at the American box office. Rent, Les Mis, Sweeney Todd, and Nine are among the big screen adaptations to fail to really make a mark (Mamma Mia, with its ABBA-fied songbook, being a notable exception).
If you’ve been stuck pondering what costumes to pursue and/or avoid this Halloween — depending upon your desire to conform and/or stand out — the Internet has figured out what it is the world will be wearing, and has set about filling us in.