It was only a matter of time until we got a (quality) parody of The Avengers trailer, and as usual, the Internet hath provided.
Bryan Harley and a few of his pals at DumbDrum.com got together to shoot their own version of the theatrical trailer for The Avengers, which they hope to enter in the upcoming Swede Fest 8.
Inspired by the Michel Gondry film Be Kind Rewind, Swede Fest showcases films that have been "sweded" - i.e., recreated by amateurs. Like the protagonists in Gondry's film, these "sweded" works often feature hilariously low production values, sharp observation about what makes a film cool (or less than cool), and a general sense of good fun being had by people who like movies.
With that all said, see what parts of The Avengers trailer Harley and Co. poke fun at by watching the trailer below:
Jabs at Sam Jackson's potty mouth, the Nine Inch Nails soundtrack, Scarlett Johansson's hotness, Thor's questionable intelligence - AND a DC vs. Marvel quip, to boot? Yep, these guys have nailed pretty much everything. My personal favorites were the well-fed Bruce Banner (in mockery of the stockier Mark Ruffalo) and a blow-up doll pulling off Black Widow's patented scissor-clutch takedown move.
Do you think this parody is worthy of a "swede" award?
You can watch the real Avengers assemble in theaters on May 4, 2012.