Gallery: Production stills from ‘The Avengers’

Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye

Marvel Studios released behind-the-scenes images today from production of their big-screen adaptation of The Avengers, featuring glimpses of director Joss Whedon and the rest of the cast as they completed work on the would-be blockbuster.

At the same time, news surfaced today from the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) that The Avengers will close the 11th edition of the festival on Saturday, April 28.

The Avengers arrives in theatres on May 4, 2012.

Synopsis: In Marvel’s The Avengers the world’s greatest super heroes assemble when Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) join S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to protect the world from the dangerous and powerful villain, Loki (Tom Hiddleston).

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