Thousands of extras to be cast as filming begins on ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’

Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson plays Black Widow in “Marvel’s The Avengers“.
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Walt Disney co-owned Marvel Studios has begun production on the superhero blockbuster film “Marvel’s The Avengers”. There will be ongoing casting for day players, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles in Albuquerque, Cleveland, and New York City throughout the entire production which will run through September 2010.


Marvel Studios Begins filming ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’

Marvels The Avengers Begins Principal Photography
Marvel’s The Avengers” Begins Principal Photography.
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Production has commenced today in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated movie “Marvel’s The Avengers,” directed by Joss Whedon (“Serenity“) from a screenplay by Whedon. The film will continue principal photography in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City.

Marvel Studios first official open casting call for ‘The Avengers’


Stunningly Gorgeous Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson will play Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow in ‘The Avengers‘.
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Walt Disney Company owned Marvel Studios is currently in pre-production on the upcoming superhero blockbuster film “The Avengers”. The film’s main roles were cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles as well as extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast in New Mexico, Cleveland, and New York. The first official open casting call is being held in Albuquerque, NM late March 2011.