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05 August 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Comic Book Movie

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Good grief… Just look at how Mark Ruffalo acts as Bruce Banner! And Jeremy Renner in full Hawkeye getup! And who could ever believe Joss Whedon managed to pull off that amazing single tracking shot through the entire solar system to… Made you look! The teaser that sits below, is, of course, full of none of those things. But it is the “footage” that Marvel showed off at Comic-Con right before it brought out the Avengers cast.

No, it’s not an unofficial leak (Imaginary Forces, the company that created the animation, along with the movie logos for both Marvel and DC, released it); it’s a proper copy. But if you really were expecting something amazing before a single frame of the film has been shot? Then we’ve got some magic beans you might be interested in swapping for a cow.

Still, as a way to whip up interest, and featuring Samuel L Jackson doing his best Dramatic Voiceover work as Nick Fury, it was enough to get the Comic-Con Hall H crowd cheering.

Of course, to get the full effect, you really have to cue up 6,5000 screaming people and the cast plus Whedon to walk out in front of your computer once you’re finished watching it. But you can always put this on instead….


We'll see The Avengers, assuming all goes well, on May 4, 2012.


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RE: Knocking out a 'teaser' before a script is in place?
L: KeithM L: sanchia www.dailymotion.com/video/xeac5d_the-avengers-teaser-tr ailer-from-co_shortfilmss that really the teaser? If it is it doesn't really tease. o it isn't 'really' the teaser. It was just put together for comic-con as an impromptu 'teaser' for the fans there, where they introduced the main cast and Whedon as director very briefly.  Filming doesn't even start until next Jan/Feb, so there's no footage at all yet for them to tease with... And, for what it's More

Posted by waltham1979 at 09:45 on 06 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Knocking out a 'teaser' before a script is in place?
L: sanchia www.dailymotion.com/video/xeac5d_the-avengers-teaser-tr ailer-from-co_shortfilmss that really the teaser? If it is it doesn't really tease. o it isn't 'really' the teaser. It was just put together for comic-con as an impromptu 'teaser' for the fans there, where they introduced the main cast and Whedon as director very briefly.  Filming doesn't even start until next Jan/Feb, so there's no footage at all yet for them to tease with... And, for what it's worth, it do More

Posted by KeithM at 04:04 on 06 August 2010 | Report This Post

go to totalfilm.com for the 'trailer'
.... More

Posted by Greagoir at 23:53 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

go to totalfilm.com for the 'trailer'
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Posted by Greagoir at 23:46 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Knocking out a 'teaser' before a script is in place?
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xeac5d_the-avengers-te aser-trailer-from-co_shortfilms Is that really the teaser? If it is it doesn't really tease. More

Posted by sanchia at 20:16 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Knocking out a 'teaser' before a script is in place?
So Marvel...don't believe this hype....the cast is dire, the FX will be dire....I can imagine the goofs and continuity errors as we speak! Coe on Nolan, I need another Bats and Supes...Marvel are dripping piss! More

Posted by Barneyross1 at 20:03 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Where's it gone?
The trailer's been taken off YouTube. Anyone got another address? More

Posted by Dartfordian at 19:36 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Geekporn
ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod. this is gunna be cooool! More

Posted by scammell12 at 18:52 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
Thing is, DC/Warners don't need to do this. They have Batman and Superman.   If Marvel had Spiderman and the X-Men back under its fold we wouldn't be seeing any of this happening. A Dark Knight at the moment is worth 2 Iron Man movies in terms of box-office. Closest rival to that is Spidey.   Warners have other properties as well - Harry Potter for instance, which is just as "big picture" as The Avengers. Tell a eight story film series, with the same cast and crew? I don't t More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 13:57 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: KeithM I think you overestimate WB/DC's thinking tbh. I think they've simply not had the confidence in anything not Batman (and to a lesser extent Superman - although I do think they've been uncertain for a long time about how to approach the big guy).  If not for Nolan, and now Marvel stealing the lead in being bold and thinking big, I think they'd still be stuck in their old ways.hat's a great point actually, I'd have to concurr with that.  More

Posted by The Todge at 13:32 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Thats great....
But where in the hell is the Thor Trailer?? More

Posted by witters at 13:25 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
If you take the Batman films and Superman Returns and compare them to Iron Man 1 +2 and The Incredible Hulk, it's heavily balanced in favour of DC in terms of overall quality. The Marvel films so far have been enjoyable but with the possible exception of the first Iron Man, you wouldn't describe any of them as the genre at it's very best. More

Posted by The Hooded Man at 13:25 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: The Todge L: JIm R L: The Todge L: JIm R L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... ely, Marvel must have spent all of five minutes putting that together....t="trebuchet ms"] y DC films are infinately superior, the studio take their time and ensure they are solid before release. ] Ok just to clarify a couple of things. What are you basing this opinion on because it seems like you're basing it on this t More

Posted by JIm R at 13:12 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
You know what I think about Superman Returns, so I won't belabour that point...  think you overestimate WB/DC's thinking tbh. I think they've simply not had the confidence in anything not Batman (and to a lesser extent Superman - although I do think they've been uncertain for a long time about how to approach the big guy).  If not for Nolan, and now Marvel stealing the lead in being bold and thinking big, I think they'd still be stuck in their old ways. Green Lantern will be the More

Posted by KeithM at 13:01 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: JIm R L: The Todge L: JIm R L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... ely, Marvel must have spent all of five minutes putting that together....t="trebuchet ms"] y DC films are infinately superior, the studio take their time and ensure they are solid before release. ] Ok just to clarify a couple of things. What are you basing this opinion on because it seems like you're basing it on this teaser.  Migh More

Posted by The Todge at 12:58 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
When we say DC are making better individual films are we referring to solely to Batman Begins and The Dark Knight? If so, I'd say Nolan deserves the credit not the studio. More

Posted by The Hooded Man at 12:57 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: KeithM Avengers hasn't even started filming yet - not until winter (Jan/Feb I think) - this was just a teaser put together for comic-con for the fans. ree that Feige/Marvel has no 'big picture' plan - completely.  Marvel's 'big picture' is bigger than anything WB/DC have ever attempted, bigger than anyone has ever attempted. A unified cinematic universe, bringing together all their heroes and telling stories from street level to the cosmic stage in the same continuity. I'd say More

Posted by JIm R at 12:48 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: The Todge L: JIm R L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... ely, Marvel must have spent all of five minutes putting that together....t="trebuchet ms"] y DC films are infinately superior, the studio take their time and ensure they are solid before release. ] Ok just to clarify a couple of things. What are you basing this opinion on because it seems like you're basing it on this teaser.  Might wanna clarify More

Posted by JIm R at 12:41 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
Avengers hasn't even started filming yet - not until winter (Jan/Feb I think) - this was just a teaser put together for comic-con for the fans. I disagree that Feige/Marvel has no 'big picture' plan - completely.  Marvel's 'big picture' is bigger than anything WB/DC have ever attempted, bigger than anyone has ever attempted. A unified cinematic universe, bringing together all their heroes and telling stories from street level to the cosmic stage in the same continuity. I'd say that wa More

Posted by KeithM at 12:37 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

*excited squeal*
All that excitement comes with huge expectations though. Joss is great at making you care about characters but he's only done one full feature length film and although it was pretty damn good it was a low budget affair with characters that people loved but didn't know too much about because they were Joss's characters and it was his story. I have no doubt he will treat the Avengers with respect but the stakes are high and although the Iron Mans are generally acceptable movie fodder you kinda More

Posted by kisswithatear at 12:35 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... hich was more or less exactly the same as the X2 teaser trailer and so on and so on and so on. You'd be hard pressed to find a title teaser that doesn't remind you of every other one. More

Posted by The Todge at 12:33 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: JIm R L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... ely, Marvel must have spent all of five minutes putting that together....t="trebuchet ms"] y DC films are infinately superior, the studio take their time and ensure they are solid before release. ] Ok just to clarify a couple of things. What are you basing this opinion on because it seems like you're basing it on this teaser.  Might wanna clarify that. By DC More

Posted by The Todge at 12:29 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Oh...
L: waltham1979 Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... ely, Marvel must have spent all of five minutes putting that together....t="trebuchet ms"] y DC films are infinately superior, the studio take their time and ensure they are solid before release. t="trebuchet ms"] s a guy with no 'big picture' thinking, he simply goes at things like a demented five year old and expects plans to settle. More

Posted by JIm R at 10:56 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Oh...
Its more or less exactly the same as The Dark Knight teaser trailer... More

Posted by waltham1979 at 08:49 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

I'd like to have seen Ant-Man in the Avengers movie. He was a founding member after all. And even if Hawkeye gets loads of screen time, I reckon he could just be in there for the purposes of killing off one of the good guys. Can't have Iron Man, Thor or Cap kicking the bucket, but Hawkeye........ More

Posted by jambo.jedi1874 at 08:04 on 05 August 2010 | Report This Post

Brillinat
I like the little teaser for The Avengers and I hope they give Hawkeye alot of screen time. More

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Brillinat
I like the little teaser for The Avengers and I hope they give Hawkeye alot of screen time. More

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