Listen To The THE AVENGERS Set Visit Report *Courtesy Of Collider

Listen To The THE AVENGERS Set Visit Report *Courtesy Of Collider

Hear Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans discuss their experience and hopes for the THE AVENGERS franchise. "DC tried to do this but Marvel's doing it", says RDJ.

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The embed file is quite large as the interview is very long, so if you have a slow internet connection, you might want to read the transcript over on Collider.

The Avengers is an upcoming American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is written and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast, which includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. In The Avengers, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America to save the world from destruction.

Development of The Avengers began when Marvel Studios received a grant from Merrill Lynch in April 2005. After the success of the film Iron Man in May 2008, Marvel announced that The Avengers would be released in July 2011. With the signing of Scarlett Johansson in March 2009, the film was pushed back for a 2012 release. Whedon was brought on board in April 2010 and rewrote the screenplay that was originally written by Zak Penn. Production began in April 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, before moving to Cleveland, Ohio in August 2011 and New York City in September 2011. The film was converted to 3D in post-production.

The Avengers is scheduled for release on May 4, 2012 in the United States in 2D and 3D.

Running Time: Unknown
Release Date: May 4 2012 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG 13 for for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, and language
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Cobie Smulders, Jeremy Renner, Clark Gregg, Stellan Skarsgård, Mark Ruffalo, Amanda Righetti, Scarlett Johansson and Lou Ferrigno The Incredible Hulk (voice) .
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Written by: Zak Penn (initial screenplay), Joss Whedon (revised screenplay)

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Filed Under "Avengers" 4/2/2012 Source: Collider
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thalidomide - 4/2/2012, 9:23 AM
JDUKE25 - 4/2/2012, 9:23 AM
As long as Warner Bros. is running things DC well never have a Justice League movie.
GizmoEl - 4/2/2012, 9:24 AM
Does anyone know when reviews are supposed to start coming in? I'm so stoked for this movie, I just wanna know whether reviewers were blown away by it or not.
TonyChu - 4/2/2012, 9:33 AM
Low Blow, Mr. Downey Jr DAMN!!!
MGS - 4/2/2012, 9:35 AM
RDJ is da man!!
Kayo - 4/2/2012, 9:37 AM
The IronMan is Mr. Robert Downey Jr.
marknjoanna - 4/2/2012, 9:37 AM
go marvel go keep pounding those Dikless Crybabies hahahahaha leavem in the dust beep beep byebye d c ZZZZOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
Lilvic92 - 4/2/2012, 9:40 AM
Oh RDJ threw a swing at DC..

I love this guy!
marknjoanna - 4/2/2012, 9:43 AM
get ready for more -but but tdk and but but nolan crap from the but hurt dc fanboys waaaa waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Whoisstanlee - 4/2/2012, 9:47 AM
Great to hear how passionate Robert Downey Jr is about this film :)
connorblaze - 4/2/2012, 9:47 AM
These guys would be so much fun to have a drink with. "There is a scene where Tony Stark and Black Widow both get stuck inside her suit... they had to use a wide angle for a few of those shots..." That one had me laughing my ass off. Oh and I liked Evans take on what he would be like if Cap was successful when it came out. "Where the [frick] is my [frick]ing water!?!?!"
thalidomide - 4/2/2012, 10:10 AM
Great interview Graphic City :)
Equivocal - 4/2/2012, 11:34 AM
RDJ indeed....
Like a Boss !!!
SotNatt - 4/2/2012, 1:27 PM
Aaaaaaand the best part about this is how it begins.

"Can you believe this shit?"

Good job, RDJr.

SotNatt - 4/2/2012, 2:32 PM

I applaud this long ass interview.
mstaley3000 - 4/2/2012, 4:44 PM
I am sure that RDJ isn't referring to the failed Justice League tv pilot or the campy 70's DC superhero roast but the recent attempt by DC to do a Justice League movie. Otherwise he would have said they tried to do it and failed again and again.
incredibleTalk - 4/2/2012, 5:11 PM
dc tried to find an actor like Downey that was witty to hype up the Green Lantern like Ryan but ...they SUCK AT IT!!!
Ha1frican - 4/3/2012, 9:31 AM
This was awesome

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