The Avengers, Marvel's The Avengers or Marvel Avengers Assemble is a 2012 film which takes place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It has three released sequels, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. It is directed by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.
The Earth's mightiest heroes are assembled to protect New York City from an alien invasion.
- Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man / Tony Stark
- Chris Evans as Captain America / Steve Rogers
- Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk / Bruce Banner
- Chris Hemsworth as Thor Odinson
- Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow / Natasha Romanoff
- Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye / Clint Barton
- Tom Hiddleston as Loki
- Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Stan Lee's Cameo
Stan Lee appears as an interviewee after the Battle of New York, who doesn't believe that there are any superheroes in New York City. He then returns to a game of chess.
Stan Lee - "Superheroes in New York? Give me a break!"
Lee also made a cameo in a deleted scene. When Steve Rogers meets a waitress named Beth, Lee turns around and tells him to ask for her number.
Beth - "Waiting on the big guy?"
Steve Rogers - "Ma'am?"
Beth - "Iron Man. A lot of people wait here just to see him fly by."
Steve - "Right. Maybe another time."
Beth - "Table's yours as long as you like. Nobody's waiting on it. Plus, we've got free wireless."
Steve - "Radio?"
Stan Lee - "Ask for her number, you moron."