Marvel Entertainment has announced that Zak Penn (The Incredible Hulk, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2: X-Men United, Last Action Hero) will write the screenplay for The Avengers, the big screen adaptation of the comic book series.

No word on when the film will start shooting or who will star in the film.

Marvel briefly describes the film: The Avengers are Earth's mightiest heroes, formed to fight the foes no single hero could withstand. The Avengers are the most prestigious and powerful super-hero team in the world.hero