The people have downloaded, and with just under a year to go until the official release of Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers fans will be downloading it’s trailer for a long time. The Marvel hero mash up will definitely get viewers upon it’s eventual May release, thanks in part to the 10 million people who downloaded the trailer in the first 24 hours alone. No Shit!

Since October 11th the trailer starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson has had consistent downloads from the Apple movie trailer page. If you haven’t seen it yet, and shame on you, click here for the trailer we posted earlier this week.

Here is the official press release:

Marvel Studios announced today that the trailer for next summer’s most highly anticipated movie, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” has been downloaded over 10 million times in its first 24 hours on iTunes Movie Trailers (, shattering the most-viewed trailer record in the site’s history.

The trailer, which debuted Tuesday, October 11, exclusively on iTunes Movie Trailers, gives fans a sneak peak at “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime—based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since.

The film unites the world’s greatest Super Heroes when Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) join S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury (Samuel Jackson) to protect the world from the dangerously powerful villain, Loki (Tom Hiddleston).

An exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects,  “Marvel’s The Avengers” is from Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon.

“Marvel’s The Avengers” will be released on May 4, 2012.

It may not be two minutes of Scarlett’s shiny behind, but it still carries more fist pumping action then your gonna need all year.

Via: Geek Tyrant

Category: Comics, Film

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