EPIX Hosting A MARVEL HEROES WEEKEND with Stan Lee Near THE AVENGERS Release
In anticipation for Marvel's The Avengers, EPIX premium channel has released a promo promising a three-day Stan Lee-hosted event airing Marvel Studios last three solo superhero flicks!
Only EPIX brings all of the Marvel superheroes together in a marathon of the movies that have led up to the most highly anticipated film of the year! Tune in for IRON MAN 2, THOR, the world television premiere of CAPTAIN AMERICA: The First Avenger and more on the weekend of April 27 - 29. Also featured will be the premiere of the EPIX Original Documentary WITH GREAT POWER: The Stan Lee Story, a peek inside the life of the legendary comic book creator, and an EPIX Extra exploring the origins of these heroes.
Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “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.
Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, & directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble on May 4, 2012. The film is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013!; and “Thor 2” on November 15, 2013.
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