The Avengers are assembling.
Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) will be suiting up to star in the live-action film The Avengers, directed and co-written by Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator) and executively produced by Jon Favreau (Iron Man series director).
The film is scheduled to be released on May 4, 2012, after the release of the films Iron Man 2, Captain America: The First Avenger, and Thor. It is speculated that Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), aka the Hulk (voiced by Lou Ferrigno), who IS confirmed to appear in the film, will either be the main villain or one of the roster members. The film will be apart of Marvel's Cinematic Universe (the shared universe of the films self-produced by Marvel).
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Discuss the upcoming Avengers film and the films that fall under it's canon (Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger).
I, for one, absolutely CANNOT wait for this film to be released. Iron Man and War Machine are two of my favorite Marvel heroes, and to see them on the same screen with Cap, Thor, Hulk, and Nick Fury would just be orgasmic.
One thing I bet will happen, that if there are sequels to the Avengers film, Spider-Man will be added to the roster, since he is getting his film series rebooted.
EDIT: Scratch that, Sony has the rights to the Spider-Man film franchise. Marvel is self-producing the Avengers films. Unless Marvel re-buys the franchise from Sony, then Spider-Man appearing in the Avengers will not happen.
I saw Iron Man 2 today. It was absolutely amazing. I'm calling it the best film of 2010, and it totally blows the first film out of the water. Everything about the movie was great. Mickey Rourke was an excellent villain, Don Cheadle portrayed Rhodey/War Machine perfectly, and of course, Robert Downey Jr. was perfect as Tony.
Edited by Crimson Jazz, 06 April 2011 - 07:56 PM.
Fixed your tag. <3