Marvel Studios dropped the official trailer Wednesday.The powerful first footage shows the mother of superhero team-ups — the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and almost every other major Marvel hero joining forces to take on Thanos (Josh Brolin), who is trying to collect the Infinity Stones, on several battlefronts.
“There was an idea to bring together a group of remarkable people, to see if we could become something more. So when they needed us, we could fight the battles that they never could,” the characters say in the trailer’s opening.
The movie picks up four years after the events of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” The trailer arrives five months after the first footage was screened at Disney’s D23 Expo and at San Diego Comic-Con.
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the ensemble cast includes Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Brolin as Thanos, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, and Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cobie Smulders, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Rudd, and Don Cheadle will also appear in the film.
“Avengers: Infinity War” hits theaters on May 4.