Even with all the casting, set photos, posters and more, comic fans still might not be able to process that Marvel is actually making an Avengers movie. We’re actually going to see Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye all on screen at once, fighting the forces of evil. Now you can see it with your own two eyes.
Marvel has just released the teaser trailer for Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. Check it out after the jump.
“If we can’t save the world, we can damn sure avenge it.” Tell me that didn’t give you chills.
It’s a very strong teaser with some clever dialogue and hints at huge action. The thing I was most excited for – the interaction between the characters – is also, wisely, a big part of it. The Steve Rodgers/Tony Stark exchange is hilarious, Stark complimenting Bruce Banner is funny and all of the huge explosions that were shot on location (and captured by spy cameras) look infinitely better than they did on YouTube. I’m excited. What about you?
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Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”–the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012. In “Marvel’s The Avengers,” superheroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.