Tickets Already Selling Out for THE AVENGERS, Plus New Images and a Release Date for Captain America 2

Just yesterday, we brought you the first official clip from The Avengers, featuring Scarlett Johansson‘s Black Widow and S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg). Now we have a cornucopia of images from Joss Whedon‘s hotly anticipated Marvel Studios film, an update on that AMC Theaters Marvel Marathon we told you about previously, and an official release date for the follow-up to Captain America: The First Avenger.

Check it all out below!

First, we have a new closeup image of the new Mark Ruffalo-like Hulk from The Avengers.

via SHH

Next, we have a handful of Desktop Wallpaper from the Toys “R” Us movie tie-in site.


Not to be outdone, Wyndham Hotels have their own movie tie-in site called, which features more desktop wallpaper etc.

Back in March, we brought you the news when AMC Theaters announced that their Ultimate Marvel Marathon which will take place beginning at 11:30 AM on on May 3rd at select theaters. The event will include all five of Marvel Studios‘ previous films, beginning with the original Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, all leading up to the midnight showing of director Joss Whedon‘s hotly anticipated superhero team-up with The Avengers.

Now, AMC Theaters has announced that they are adding more showings at theaters because the event has already sold out. If this is any indication, the regular showings of The Avengers are going to sell out quick as well.

Know when tickets go on sale for The Avengers!

In other Marvel hero news…

Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios’ sequel to the blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger on April 4, 2014. The second installment will pick-up where the highly anticipated Marvel’s The Avengers (May 4, 2012) leaves off, as Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.


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, and directed 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 in summer 2012. In “Marvel’s The Avengers,” superheroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.

The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon and starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Clark Gregg and Tom Hiddleston is slated to hit U.K. theaters on April 26th and U.S. theaters on May 4th, 2012.

Captain America 2 starring Chris Evans is slated to hit theaters on April 4, 2014.

Jason Moore
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