‘The Avengers’ Final Poster Debuts Ahead of New Trailer

'The Avengers' Theatrical PosterWalt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with the final theatrical poster for Marvel’s The Avengers. The poster is released ahead of a new trailer which will debut on Apple’s iTunes Trailers website tomorrow at 12 pm ET/9 am PT.

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’ New Hi-Res Stills Feature Agent Coulson, Captain America, Black Widow and More

L to R: Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Captain America (Chris Evans) & Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson)Ph: Zade Rosenthal © 2011 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2011 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with hi-res versions of new stills. The new images feature Captain America (Chris Evans) flanked by Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) conversing with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) inside S.H.I.E.L.D. Headquarters.

The new images have been added to our existing gallery of stills below. Click on any of the thumbnails to see a larger version. If the resize option icon is available, you can click it to view the image in its original size.

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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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Watch ‘The Avengers,’ ‘John Carter’ Extended Super Bowl Ads

 

'John Carter' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios has also released the full, extended Super Bowl commercial for its upcoming film, John Carter. As we previously reported, both ads were Shazam enabled. The Shazam feature for John Carter promised to show the extended version, but on the Apple iPad, it simply went to the official webpage for the film with no apparent way to view the extended commercial. It also provided more information on ‘Kashmir’ as performed by Bond.

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‘The Avengers’ Extended Super Bowl Ad Online

'The Avengers' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios has released the full, extended Super Bowl commercial for its upcoming film, Marvel’s The Avengers. As we previously reported, the ad was Shazam enabled

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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‘John Carter,’ ‘Avengers’ Super Bowl Ads to Offer Bonus Content via Shazam

Shazam today announced that its ‘Shazam for TV’ experience will be used to enhance the entire Super Bowl experience this Sunday, from the game itself, to the halftime show with Madonna, to the commercials. According to Shazam, nearly half of the advertisers during the game will incorporate Shazam’s ‘second screen’ technology to allow viewers to interact socially, unlock bonus content, enter sweepstakes and more.

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‘The Avengers’ Super Bowl Ad Teaser; Twitter Chat Recap

'The Avengers' Teaser PosterAs part of its global twitter chat earlier today with The Avengers stars Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg and Samuel L. Jackson and writer/director Joss Whedon, Marvel Studios also teased its full ad that will premiere during Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012.

Below are some of the highlights from the Twitter chat, followed by the Super Bowl ad teaser:

JOSS WHEDON:

  • Denies Spider-Man will make a cameo appearance in the film, but states the Avengers ‘do turn off the dark.’
  • Viewing previous Marvel films not necessary to enjoy The Avengers, ‘but you need to see Steel Magnolias like six times.’

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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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‘The Avengers’ New Hi-Res Stills Feature Nick Fury, Bruce Banner and More

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

Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with hi-res versions of several new stills that have recently debuted on Marvel.com. The new images prominently feature Samuel L. Jackson in his role as Nick Fury, head of S.H.I.E.L.D along with Captain America’s alter ego, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson).

The new images have been added to our existing gallery of stills below. Click on any of the thumbnails to see a larger version. If the resize option icon is available, you can click it to view the image in its original size (which we have scaled down from the 15MP versions we received).

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‘The Avengers’ Official Character Descriptions

'The Avengers' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with the official character descriptions for their upcoming release, The Avengers, in theaters on May 4, 2012. In Marvel’s The Avengers, it’s 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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