On the heels of the character trailers and featurette, Marvel Studios has released new behind-the-scenes photos from Marvel's The Avengers, due in theaters nationwide May 4. These photos offer a unique glimpse at the set, with Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye taking aim in front of a green screen, and director Joss Whedon holding Captain America's iconic shield. Click on these photos to access our growing gallery.

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