‘The Avengers’ Cast Meet and Greet Comes to New York This Spring

Kevin Pennington has joined Joss Whedon’s upcoming Marvel epic as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Wendell Vaughn.

New York fans will get a chance to meet Sam Jackson this spring
New York fans will get a chance to meet Sam Jackson this spring
Marvel Studios prematurely announced an upcoming event that will allow fans the opportunity to meet members of S.H.I.E.L.D. just as Joss Whedon embarks on shooting his epic superhero ensemble adventure The Avengers. This press release also reveals that Kevin Pennington, who was last seen on 90210, has been cast as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Wendell Vaughn.

Here is the Marvel Studios press release for The Avengers initiative.

"Meet the cast of S.H.I.E.L.D. and join The Avengers Initiative! Marvel Studios is to announce a S.H.I.E.L.D. Assembly in New York City for Spring 2011. During principal filming, S.H.I.E.L.D. will be out in full force in NYC to recruit and find new members. Cast members on hand include Samuel L. Jackson (Director Nick Fury), Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill) and Kevin Pennington (Agent Wendell Vaughn) and three Agents yet to be announced. Fans will get the chance to meet the stars and get their photograph taken with them at the event. Further Info will be provided in April or May. Fans who can't make it to NYC should not fret, something similar will happen at Comic Con in San Diego."

This event isn't "official" at this time. But sources close to the production have revealed that this is a legitimate event that will take place sometime this spring.

S.H.I.E.L.D. is in development and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Kevin Pennington.

Marvel's The Avengers was released May 4th, 2012 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.

Sources: Comic Book Movie

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Comments (19)

  1. Kwstas Tozhs


    4 years agoby @kwstas-tozhsFlag

  2. Daveactor7

    @bane hell yea im going to comic-con

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  3. Shadow Of The Day


    4 years agoby @asifFlag

  4. Josh

    Lol...having a conversation might be harder on her end. Word is she's pretty vapid.

    4 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  5. Dan

    @bane Sounds like a problem I wouldn't mind having :P ScarJo seems down to earth, though, I bet one could hold a conversation with her just fine.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  6. Bane5000

    @daveactor7..ur going to Comic-Con this year?

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  7. Bane5000

    @Supes...id probably have trouble looking Scarlett in the eyes and trying to make a complete sentence without stumbling for words if i were to meet her at one of these events :D

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  8. Dan

    Samuel Jackson would be f*cking awesome to meet. However, I'd be bummed over no Scarlett as well, like @Josh.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  9. Bane5000

    @Ejk1...Yeah I just read that the whole article was fabricated, so says a Marvel spokesperson

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  10. ejk1

    @bane, I read on IGN that Quasar will not be in the film. That does not mean that he won't make an appearance in a sequel, though.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  11. Daveactor7

    @Narrator lmao! Yes indeed Iam a lucky bum

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  12. Brandon S. Todd

    Who gives a f*ck about that. C'Mon MovieWeb, I want to see photos, a synopsis, a story plot or something tangible about this film. Oh yea if your gonna hold something like that you gotta have Scarlet in their.

    4 years agoby @brandon-scott-toddFlag

  13. Bane5000

    So Pennington will be playing a S.H.I.E.L.D agent named Wendell Vaughn, so does that mean hes gonna become Quasar (Wendell Elvis Vaughn) ...

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  14. Tre Pound Williams

    @The Narrator
    After two years I guess. I wanna see my nigga samuel L. Jackson kick some ass. Enough with these cameos.

    4 years agoby @tre-pound-williamsFlag

  15. Josh

    No Scarlett? Boo.

    4 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  16. CUPID

    Thats so cool.

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag

  17. the Narrator

    So when is the S.H.I.E.L.D. movie coming out? After a year or two after The Avengers?

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  18. the Narrator

    Well, @Dave is a lucky bum!

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  19. mosorwvlad

    Wow i can't wait ! To bad i'm from europe !

    4 years agoby @mosorwvladFlag

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