The much anticipated Avengers film, based on the Marvel comics of the same name and featuring characters from previous Marvel movies Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and The Incredible Hulk has been written and directed by Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator, Joss Whedon. The film features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L Jackson.
When the world's safety and security is threatened Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency S.H.I.E.L.D, must recruit a team who can work together to save the world from destruction. Watch the official trailer now:
The film will be produced by Marvel Studios, distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and is set to be released in May 2012.