‘The Avengers’ Early Screenings Offered for Facebook Fans in Top Ten Cities

Marvel Studios announced today that Marvel’s The Avengers will reward its fans on Facebook for their continued support of the film’s campaign with advance screenings in cities around the world on a first-come-first-served basis. In the U.S. fans will be able to experience the film in stunning IMAX® 3D.

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‘The Avengers’ to Close Tribeca Film Festival; Event to Honor Local Heroes

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, announced today that Marvel’s The Avengers, presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, will close its 11th edition on Saturday, April 28. Closing night will take place at Tribeca BMCC PAC and is sponsored by Bombay Sapphire® Gin.

Honoring the spirit of the Tribeca Film Festival, the screening will allow the opportunity for Marvel’s The Avengers to celebrate everyday heroes from police agencies, fire departments, first responders and various branches of the U.S. military. These local heroes will have an opportunity to attend the screening and meet the cast.

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‘The Avengers’ Hi-Res Behind-the-Scenes Stills

 IRON MAN on setPh: Zade Rosenthal © 2011 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2011 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with hi-res versions of these recently released behind-the-scenes photos from Marvel’s The Avengers, in theaters nationwide on May 4, 2012.

From Marvel Studios comes 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.

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‘Avengers Assemble’ Soundtrack Track List Released

'Avengers Assemble'Set to be released on May 1, 2012, ‘Avengers Assemble’ will serve as a compilation of music from and inspired by Marvel’s The Avengers which follows in theaters on May 4.

Highlighting the contributions to the soundtrack is the first Soundgarden song in the first 15 years, titled ‘Live to Rise,’ which will also serve as the end title song as well as the only original song to appear in the film. A brief sample of the track has been posted online:

The ‘Avengers Assemble’ track list is as follows:

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‘The Avengers’ 3D to Offer Limited Edition RealD Collectible Glasses

In honor of one of the most highly anticipated films this summer, Marvel and RealD have formed an alliance to offer fans the opportunity to own their very own pair of limited edition RealD glasses themed to Marvel’s The Avengers. Patterned after Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America, fans will have the opportunity to get their hands on a pair of the RealD 3D glasses at special events, fan screenings and upcoming giveaways beginning this April. Of course they will also be available at select AMC and National Amusement theaters as well as other independent theaters beginning midnight on May 3rd. Note the glasses will be available in adult sizes only.

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‘The Avengers’ Six New Character Posters via Facebook Campaign

Marvel's The Avengers character poster featuring Thor, Black Widow

On its official Facebook page, Marvel’s The Avengers recently ran a promotion in which fans could purchase tickets to midnight screenings of the film which opens nationwide on May 4, 2012. Through geo-targeted posts, the first six cities that assembled the most number of fans got to see one of the posters. Thanks to Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios, we are now able to bring each of the posters to you in a special gallery presented below.

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‘The Avengers’ New Trailer Now Available Online

'The Avengers' Theatrical PosterJust ahead of its exclusive domestic release on iTunes, Walt Disney Studios UK debuted the newest trailer for Marvel’s The Avengers (known in the UK as Avengers Assemble to avoid ‘confusion’ with the famous television series). The 2 1/2 minute trailer features plenty of special f/x and plenty of team poignant moments including what appears to be The Hulk saving the life of Iron Man while destroying a building in the process.

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Sneak Peek: LEGO Debuts Marvel Avengers Hulk Statue at Toy Fair

LEGO Hulk Sculpture at Toy Fair

Since he was first introduced to the world some fifty years ago, he’s been called a lot of things, but statuesque is probably not one of them. In honor of their new Marvel license and the 109th American International Toy Fair New York City, LEGO has assembled this slightly less than life-size sculpture of The Hulk, which is indeed Incredible. Based on the film version from Marvel’s The Avengers, Hulk will be greeting industry professionals at the Toy Fair when it kicks off tomorrow morning.

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‘The Avengers’ Twitter Event with Whedon and Cast Will Tease Super Bowl Ad

Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) Ph: Zade Rosenthal © 2011 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2011 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel Studios announced today that they will be sponsoring a Global Twitter Chat on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 2 pm ET/11 am PST with cast members and the director of their highly anticipated action-adventure Marvel’s The Avengers, opening in theaters on May 4, 2012. The 30-minute live tweeting event features writer/director Joss Whedon and cast members Tom Hiddleston and Clark Gregg.

Fans around the world will be able to participate in the Q&A on Twitter by using the @Avengers handle and the #Avengers hashtag. Participating fans will have the opportunity to see a 10-second tease of the 30-second Super Bowl spot that will air during Super Bowl XLVI on February 5 on NBC. They will also have a chance to answer Avengers trivia for a chance to win Avengers prize packs.

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Stan Lee to Narrate More Marvel ‘Origin’ Apps for iOS, Available in February

Disney Publishing Worldwide announced today that two more storybook app titles based on the original Marvel Origins series will join ‘The Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin Story‘ app, which launched last month. The new titles, both narrated by comic book legend Stan Lee, include ‘Avengers Origins: Hulk’ and ‘Avengers Origins: Assemble!’ which will be available for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch in February 2012.

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