The Avengers: Go Behind the Scenes of an Epic Shot

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A new video has dropped showing us how the visual effects team on the Avengers put together the massive where all the heroes fight as a team across New York City. Take a look:

Visual Effects Supervisor Jason Smith talks about the incredibly complicated process of combining still images, film, and CGI to make one smooth shot. The process involved shooting Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and Chris Evans as Captain America all on separate green-screen sets.

The Avengers earned over $1.5 billion in theaters worldwide, breaking numerous box office records in the process. The sequel is already in the works, with Joss Whedon returning to direct, and a release date set for May 1, 2015.

In the meantime, individual films from the Marvel Universe will be hitting theaters. Iron Man 3 opens May 3, Thor: The Dark World opens November 8, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier is set for April 4, 2014.

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The Avengers Quotes

World Security Council: Director Fury, the council has made a decision.
Nick Fury: I recognize the council has made a decision, but given that it's a stupid-ass decision, I've elected to ignore it.

No hard feelings Point Break, you've got a mean swing.

Iron Man (to Thor)

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