The new Avengers movie from Marvel entertainment is scheduled to hit the theaters in May of 2012. And with so much excitement and anticipation, do you know who the superheroes in the movie are? Here is a list to get you up to date:
1.) Captain America (Chris Evans) – Steve Rogers was given a Super-Soldier formula to enhance is physical abilities. He has a shield that he uses as protection and a weapon that is made out of unique metal alloy.
2.) Thor (Chris Hemsworth) -Thor is the mythical God of Thunder from the planet Asgard. He is by far the strongest of all of the Asgardians and wields the Mjolnir which is a magical hammer that gives him extra abilities. After being banished to Earth by his father Odin, Thor finds the hero in himself and returns to Asgard to prove his worth to his father.
3.) Incredible Hulk (Mark Rufalo/Lou Ferrigno) – Doctor Bruce Banner transforms into the super powerful Incredible Hulk after something went wrong with his gamma ray experiment. The Hulk is one of the strongest if not the strongest superhero in the entire Marvel universe and gets even stronger the angrier he gets.
4.) Ironman (Robert Downey Jr.) – Tony Stark develops an ironman suit after being held captive in the Middle East that gives a normal human the power of flight, protection, and the abilities of a superhero.
5.) Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) – Clint Barton has no super human abilities but is at the peak of prime human performance. Best known for his ability and accuracy to use a bow n arrow, Hawkeye was first seen in the movie Thor working for the S.H.I.E.L.D. administration.
6.) Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) – Working for S.H.I.E.L.D., the Black Widow was keeping an eye on Tony Stark before revealing herself to him. In the movie Ironman she is very athletic with an extreme ability in martial arts.
7.) Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) – Nick is the leader of S.H.I.E.L.D. who has played a small role in multiple in the Marvel movies, but is responsible for getting these super heroes together to form the Avengers initiative.