Canadian actress Cobie Smulders has an enviable part on the hit comedy How I Met Your Mother, as the caustic but oh-so-sweet Robin Scherbatsky, but now, thanks to director Joss Whedon, moviegoers are about to see a much more serious side of Smilders as she takes on the part of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill in Marvel’s The Avengers.
The Avengers opens in theatres around the world tomorrow, Friday, May 4, and ahead of the big day Marvel has provided The GATE with a special prize package to get you excited about director Joss Whedon’s blockbuster.
In the hands of your average director, The Avengers could have been ridiculous. There are long stretches of conversation where superheroes just talk to each other in small spaces, loads of complicated special effects, and the film is a whopping 2 hours and 22 minutes. On top of that, The Avengers is charged with bringing together three heroes from their respective blockbusters, and giving them some sort of likable chemistry together with new characters we don’t know all that much about.
The Avengers assembled at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood yesterday, April 11 for the official red carpet premier of Marvel Entertainment’s big blockbuster.
Actress Renee Olstead attends the premiere of Marvel’s The Avengers at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
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.
Walt Disney Studios Canada today unveiled the new poster for Marvel’s The Avengers, which opens in theatres on May 4 and stars Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, and Samuel L. Jackson.
During a recent interview for the Blu-ray release of Thor, actor Clark Gregg–who has made cameos as Agent Coulson in Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and Thor–commented on how his life has changed thanks to this role of a lifetime.
Clark Gregg has a fantastic sense of humour, which should be pretty obvious if you’ve seen him in one of Marvel’s recent films, including Iron Man and now Thor, which comes out on Blu-ray on September 13, 2011.
Opening in theatres across the country: Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis turn their friendship into something more in the romantic comedy Friends With Benefits; and Chris Evans takes to wearing the stars and stripes as he takes on Red Skull in the latest Marvel superhero adaptation, Captain America: The First Avenger.