New Avengers trailer storms the net


Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. in The Avengers
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. in The Avengers

Just ahead of a major preview this weekend for The Avengers at New York Comic-Con 2011, Marvel Stu­dios has released an enticing new trailer for the Joss Whedon-directed super hero team-up film, which hits theaters on May 4, 2012.

Mar­vel’s The Avengers, ​the Su­per Hero team up of a life­time, fea­tur­es icon­ic Mar­vel Su­per Heroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), The In­cred­i­ble Hulk (Mark Ruffalo/Lou Ferrigno voice), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Cap­tain Amer­i­ca (Chris Evans), Hawk­eye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Wid­ow (Scarlett Johansson). When an un­ex­pect­ed en­e­my emerges that threat­ens glob­al safe­ty and se­cu­ri­ty, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), 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.

Star­ring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruf­fa­lo, Chris Hemsworth, Scar­lett Jo­hans­son, Jere­my Ren­ner, Samuel L. Jack­son, Cobie Smulders, Tom Hiddleston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård, Paul Bettany, Clark Gregg, Jenny Agutter, Walter Perez and Evan Kole & di­rect­ed by Joss Whe­don, Mar­vel’s The Avengers is based on the ev­er-​pop­u­lar Mar­vel com­ic book se­ries The Avengers, first pub­lished in 1963.

Check out the trailer below.