Late last night the first teaser poster for The Avengers arrived, an it looks exactly how it shou. A dark and metallic depiction of the symbol for comics ultimate team of superheroes this is understated yet meaningful.Based on the bestselling marvel comic series of the same title the movie sees the headliners of Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger assembling to form one super team of superheroes. The threat…unknown, but it must be pretty badass if it needs this much firepower to stop it.
The movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Clark Gregg, and Samuel L. Jackson, alongside newcomers to the Marvel universe Mark Ruffalo, who replaces Ed Norton as Bruce Banner and Cobie Smulders as S.H.I.E.L.D. operative Maria Hill. Behind the camera lies Joss Whedon, the legendary creator of Buffy and Firefly, and all-round geek hero.
The Avengers assemble on cinema screens May 4th, 2012.