Here's a first look at the recently announced Avengers movie, currently slated for March 4, 2012.
According to reports, Marvel Studios is in final negotiations with Joss Whedon ("Buffy The Vampire Slayer") as director of the Marvel Comics superhero team-up "The Avengers", scheduled for a May 4, 2012 release.
The new feature will showcase comic book characters currently featured in Marvel Studio/Paramount Pictures adaptations including actor Robert Downey Jr. ("Iron Man"), Chris Evans ("Captain America"), Chris Hemsworth ("Thor"), Samuel L. Jackson ("Nick Fury") and a whole lot more.
The team made its debut in Marvel Comics' "The Avengers #1" (Sept. 1963), created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist/co-plotter Jack Kirby.
Labeled "Earth's Mightiest Heroes", the Avengers originally consisted of 'Ant-Man', 'Wasp', 'Thor', 'Iron Man' and 'The Hulk'.
'Captain America' joined 'The Avengers' in issue #4, with a rotating superhero roster becoming a hallmark of the team, famed for the battle cry, "Avengers Assemble!"super source