**UPDATE** Samuel L. Jackson
joins today's live global fan chat at 2 p.m.
Marvel Studios is sponsoring a global Twitter chat on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. (EST) with the director and two cast members of their highly anticipated action-adventure Marvel’s The Avengers
, which opens in theatres May 4, 2012.
Fans around the world can participate in the Q&A on Twitter using the @Avengers
handle and the #Avengers hashtag. The 30-minute live tweeting event features writer/director Joss Whedon and cast members Tom Hiddleston
(Loki) and Clark Gregg
(Agent Phil Coulson). International fans will be able to submit questions for the talent in their native language through a global translation tool provided by Ortsbo.com
Followers will also have the opportunity to see a 10-second teaser of the 30-second Super Bowl spot that will air on Feb. 5 during Super Bowl XLVI and a chance to answer Avengers
trivia for a chance to win Avengers
Marvel’s The Avengers
is the ultimate superhero team up, featuring iconic Marvel characters Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson).
When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), 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. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. The film is based on the popular Marvel comic book series, “The Avengers,” first published in 1963.
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