A new batch of images and video has emerged online from the New York set of Marvel’s upcoming ensemble superhero flick‘ ’The Avengers.’ The images give us a good look at Chris Evans (Captain America/Steve Rogers), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye/Clint Barton), and Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man/Tony Stark). The film also stars the likes of Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Clark Gregg, Mark Ruffalo and Stellen Skarsgard. ‘The Avengers’ opens in cinemas May 4th, 2012.

Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” and “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Marvel’s 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. 

Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1963, “Marvel’s The Avengers” brings together the mightiest super hero characters as they all assemble together on screen for the first time. The star studded cast of super heroes will be joined by Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother) as Agent Maria Hill of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as Tom Hiddleston (“Wallander”) and Stellan Skarsgård (“Angels & Demons,” “Mamma Mia!”) who will both reprise their respective roles as Loki and Professor Erik Selvig from the upcoming Marvel Studios’ feature “Thor.”