This is just a quick update on the Avengers movie for all you Marvel movie fans out there - it's nothing that big so don't get too excited (the title pretty much says it all, actually).
Anyway, yesterday brought word that Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada is sitting down to read The Avengers script. Quesada broke the news himself via Twitter. Keep on reading if you want to know what he had to say.
Here is the Tweet that Quesada sent out to eager Marvel movie fans everywhere:
Definition of "goose bumps." Pressing enter and watching a screenplay entitled "AVENGERS" come out of my printer.
A second tweet followed soon after that. Here's what it said:
It's official, I have the greatest job in the world.
For those of you who have been keeping up with our Avengers coverage here at Screen Rant (and why shouldn't you be?), then you would know that since last summer screenwriter Zak Penn (X2, Incredible Hulk) has been hard at work trying to connect all the necessary superhero dots into a cohesive Avengers script. The assumption is that the script Quesada is reading is a finished early draft of Penn's script. Once Quesada and others have had a chance to read through it, the script will enter the revision phase.
As Avenger fans, our shared hope is that A) The script kicks ass and B) That while this draft is making the rounds some choice early details get leaked to we, the ever-watching online press :-) .
Stay tuned because you know that "Item B" is pretty likely to happen in the next few (days?) weeks. We'll keep you updated.
The Avengers is scheduled to hit theaters on May 4, 2012.
Source: Joe Quesada's Twitter Feed