An extended TV spot for The Avengers has gone online. This one focuses on Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark and actually shows quite a bit of new footage during its minute-long runtime. We get a tease of how, exactly, S.H.I.E.L.D. lures Tony onto the team and, of course, lots of ‘splosions. At this point everyone’s aware of how much Avengers footage is already online, so avert your eyes if you’re staying as fresh as possible. If you can’t get enough, however, hit the jump to check out this latest TV spot. I’ve also included links to all of our recent Avengers coverage after the jump
The film also stars Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Cobie Smulders, Clark Gregg, and Samuel L. Jackson. The Avengers opens in 3D on May 4th.
Here’s links to our recent coverage:
- Our previous recap of clips and featurettes
- Mondo posters for Black Widow and Hawkeye
- Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talks the additional Avengers scene, the status of Ant-Man, and who owns Qucksilver and The Scarlet Witch
- A roundup of the first reviews of the film
- Tom Hiddleston writes an editorial in defense of superhero movies
- Avengers-inspired art on display at Gallery1988
- A new clip featuring Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo and a Black Widow featurette
- A new clip featuring Clark Gregg and Chris Evans
TV spot via CBM:
Here’s the official synopsis for The Avengers:
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.