Disney fans have been Avenged.
It was a shock to many comics fans that The Avengers didn’t have a presence at Comic-Con last month, but Disney (which now owns Marvel) was saving its debut of footage from that movie for its own geek-gathering: D23.
Named for the year Uncle Walt founded his upstart animation company, the convention – held in Anaheim, Calif., of course – brought thousands of the mouse-faithful to its showcase of upcoming movies. The grand finale: that little movie uniting Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, The Hulk, and Nick Fury.
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A partial line-up of stars came to wave to the crowd, but didn’t say much: (from left) Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, who plays the villainous Loki, Cobie Smulders (playing a new S.H.I.E.L.D. agent), Robert Downey Jr., and Chris Hemsworth. “We’re happy to be down here visiting our parents in Anaheim,” Downey joked.
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