Five Official Images From Marvel’s The Avengers

We’ve seen some of these before from magazine scans, but Marvel Studios has now officially released the photos from Marvel’s The Avengers online. Coming to theaters on May 4, the Joss Whedon film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd and Samuel L. Jackson.

In the action adventure, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.