Marvel Studios are pleased to present the new international banners for ‘The Avengers’, the upcoming superhero movie based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series of the same name, first published in 1963.
When an unexpected enemy threatens global security, the secret international peacekeeping organisation, S.H.I.E.L.D., must embark on a daring recruitment effort to bring together the superhero team of a lifetime. An assembly of iconic Marvel characters join forces in this epic action movie to help save Earth from annihilation by extra-terrestrial invaders.
Directed and written by Joss Wheldon, the film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Dr. Bruce Banner/Hulk, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, the Norse God of Thunder, Tom Hiddlestone as Loki, the Norse God of Mischief, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, the director of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Packed full of non-stop action and spectacular special effects, ‘The Avengers’ is expected to hit UK cinemas in summer 2012.