Writer:Joss Whedon (screenplay)
The Avengers is an upcoming American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It was announced in April 2005 and is based upon the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that crosses over several Marvel superhero films including Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor(2011) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). The film is written and directed by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans. The Avengers is scheduled to be released on May 4, 2012, in 3D. Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Hulk, Thor and Captain America to fight an enemy threatening the world with destruction.
Development of The Avengers began when Marvel Studios received a grant from Merrill Lynch in 2005. After the success of the film Iron Man, Marvel announced that The Avengers would be released in July 2011. With the signing of actors Samuel L. Jackson and Scarlett Johansson, the film was pushed back for a 2012 release.
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Pepper Potts (rumored)
The Incredible Hulk (voice)