Sunday, 20 May 2012

Behind The Scenes Facts About The Avengers Movie

The movie "The Avengers" is based on a comic book of the same name, first published by Marvel in 1963.

Neither Hawkeye nor The Black Widow were founding members of The Avengers.

Mark Ruffalo replaced Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, but before he was cast Joaquin Phoenix was considered.

Joss Whedon directs this movie, he is best known as the producer of  TV's Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Firefly. He also wrote the screenplay for X-Men, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger.

Samuel L. Jackson Plays S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Nick Fury in five films: Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and, of course, The Avengers (2012).

Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo Previously co-starred together in the movie "Zodiac".

Joss Whedon had Previously directed Chris Hemsworth in "The Cabin In The Woods" (2011).

Cobie Smulders, who plays Maria Hill, was once considered to play Wonder Woman.

Stan Lee, who created The Avengers, makes a cameo in the movie.

Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Joss Whedon have all been nominated for Oscars.

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