It seems that the head of Marvel Comics has some new reading to do, according to a recent tweet. Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada announced on his Twitter page that the screenplay for The Avengers has been completed.

"Definition of "goose bumps." Pressing enter and watching a screenplay entitled Avengers come out of my printer."
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The Avengers script was written by Zak Penn and the film is currently set for a May 4, 2012 release. Now that the screenplay has been completed, we'll have to see if casting news will follow. We'll be sure to keep you posted on any and all news surrounding The Avengers as soon as we have more information.