In the first 24 hours following its debut Tuesday on iTunes the trailer for Marvel’s The Avengers was downloaded more than 10 million times, Marvel announced today. The trailer surpassed iTunes’ previous record set by Transformers: Dark of the Moon, with 6.4 million downloads in the first 24 hours. The movie that brings together Marvel super heroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). Led by S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury (Samuel Jackson), the dream team fights to save the world from super villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston). Written and directed by Joss Whedon, it opens May 4, 2012.
'Avengers' Trailer On iTunes: 10 Million Downloads In 24 Hours
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