The Avengers - Alternative Trailer
Director Joss WhedonYear 2012Genre(s) Sci-fi, Fantasy
Nick Fury is the director of law enforcement and espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D, which deals with superhuman threats. One day, an unexpected enemy targets global security and safety. The problem is made known to Nick, who decides to assemble a team of the world's strongest superheroes to tackle this problem. starts looking all across the globe.
After searching the globe, he soon has his team: Tony Stark; Steve Rogers; Bruce Banner and Natasha Romanoff, or, as they are respectively known: Iron Man; Captain America; Hulk and the Black Widow. Nick also recruits the Norse Gods Thor.
Initially, the team of superheroes do not get along. Tony, in particular, is unhappy at having to work with a team, insisting he works alone. But as New York is subjected to a series of increasingly devastating disasters, the world changes for the worse, leaving the fate of Planet Earth hanging in the balance. It is up to Earth's greatest superheroes - who call themselves The Avengers - to save it.
The Avengers is written and directed by Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer; The Cabin In The Woods) and is based on characters created by Stan Lee, who will make a cameo appearance in the film, as he has done in previous Marvel films.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgard, Samuel L Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Lou Ferrigno, Clark Gregg, Jenny Agutter & Walter Perez
Director: Joss Whedon
Marvel's The Avengers at UK cinemas on April 27 2012