Earlier today, Marvel Studios held a live Twitter chat with Marvel's The Avengers stars Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, and director Joss Whedon. At the end of the chat, Marvel debut a 10-second teaser for Marvel's The Avengers' TV spot, which airs during Super Bowl XLVI Sunday, February 5. Click on the video player below to watch this TV spot teaser.
"Thanks for assembling in the #Avengers Global Fan Chat! Here's a sneak peek at our exclusive Super Bowl XLVI commercial"
In related news, IMAX announced today that Marvel's The Avengers will be released in IMAX 3D when it hits theaters May 4. Read the full press release from IMAX below.
IMAX Corporation, Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that the epic super hero adventure Marvel's The Avengers will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format and released in IMAX digital theatres worldwide day-and-date on May 4, 2012.
Marvel's The Avengers, based on the well-known Marvel comic book series, is written and directed by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson.
Distributed by The Walt Disney Studios, Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX 3D Experience marks the third Marvel Studios film presented in IMAX, following the releases of Iron Man 2: The IMAX Experience in 2010 and Thor: An IMAX 3D Experience in 2011.
Marvel's The Avengers is the second tentpole film from Walt Disney Pictures to be confirmed as part of IMAX's 2012 film slate. John Carter, which will be released on March 9, will play for 3 weeks in IMAX film theatres and 2 weeks in IMAX's digital network.
"This highly-anticipated gathering of Marvel's epic superheroes combined with the brilliant vision of Joss Whedon is sure to wow audiences when presented in IMAX 3D," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "The Avengers is a perfect film to kick-off our 2012 summer slate and we anticipate this limited IMAX engagement will be a must-see for fans around the world."
The IMAX release of Marvel's The Avengers will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.