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First Official Set Photo of 'The Avengers' Released

April 27, 2011 (2:31 am) GMT
Additionally, Tom Hiddleston and Stellan Skarsgard are confirmed to appear in the superhero movie, while Paul Bettany reveals he will provide voice for J.A.R.V.I.S.

After camera officially started rolling for "" on Monday, April 25, the first set photo of the Joss Whedon-directed film has been released. The photo does not feature any actors involved in the movie, but it shows chairs emblazoned with some characters' names, and a S.H.I.E.L.D. logo in the background.

Coming with the newly released picture is an announcement that the production started in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and will continue in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City. It is additionally confirmed that and will be reprising their "" roles as Loki and Professor Erik.

On the same occasion, Marvel also issued a brief summary of "The Avengers". The message read, " 'The Avengers' is the super hero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster."

In the meantime, has confirmed that he will be a part of "The Avengers" as well. In a recent interview, Bettany stated he will provide voice for J.A.R.V.I.S. He said, "Yes, I am involved in this project. Don't know when we will start though, usually they call me when they're almost finished with the movie, so we will see where this goes."

Based on Marvel comic, "The Avengers" is produced by Kevin Feige. Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Louis D'Esposito, Patty Whitcher, and team up to executive produce the film. The movie is set for May 4, 2012 release across the nation.

In addition to the actors mentioned beforehand, will also appear in the movie as Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man. will star as Thor, with as Captain America, as Black Widow, as Agent Phil Coulson, and as Nick Fury. Meanwhile, will take the role of Hawkeye, with as Hulk.

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