Avengers assemble, you have start date.
According to SuperHeroHype, the highly anticipated 'Avengers' film will begin shooting next February. The film, from director Joss Whedon, is slated to hit theaters on May 4, 2012.
'The Avengers' will star Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson. Filming is expected to take place in Los Angeles.