Marvel Studios has released eight new character posters for next summer’s mega-pic Marvel’s The Avengers. The banners put the spotlight on Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner (aka The Hulk), Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye and Scarlett Johansson as The Black Widow. Joss Whedon directs the movie. Disney puts it in theaters May 4, 2012 and we are simply beside ourselves with anticipation!
Synopsis: Marvel Studios presents “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.