The Avengers (2012)
The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film-based on-the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same-name, produced by Marvel-Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios-Motion Pictures. It is the sixth-film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was written and directed by Joss Whedon and features anensemble cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo,Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom-Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård, and Samuel L. Jackson. In the film, Nick-Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron-Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor’s brother Loki from subjugating Earth.
The film’s development began when Marvel Studios received a loan fromMerrill-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 Johansson in March 2009, the film was pushed back for a 2012-release. Whedon was brought on board in April-2010 and rewrote the original screenplay by Zak Penn. Production began in April 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, before moving to Cleveland, Ohio, in August and New York City in September. The film was converted to 3D in post-production.