It’s FINALLY Here: ‘The Avengers’ Trailer!

Marvel comic book fans rejoice: The first trailer for the highly anticipated movie Marvel’s The Avengers is now available online! The trailer shows footage of the superhero team of Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), who all reprise their roles from their respective previous Marvel movies. Mark Ruffalo makes his comic book movie debut as The Hulk, replacing Edward Norton for the role.

Watch the trailer below. (You can also watch the trailer in HD over at Apple)

Here’s the official synopsis for Marvel’s The Avengers:

Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”–the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. 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. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012. In “Marvel’s The Avengers,” superheroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.

The Avengers hits theaters May 4, 2012.

Until then, check out Stan Lee dishing details of his Avengers cameo to Buzznet!

Will you be watching The Avengers when it comes out next year? Who is your favorite Avenger?