`The Avengers` sequel in 2015

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2012, 09:47 AM IST

Los Angeles: Marvel studios have confirmed a sequel to the 2012 superhero movie ‘The Avengers’ and the project will be once again helmed by Joss Whedon.

Walt Disney studios has announced a release date for Marvel`s sequel to the biggest superhero blockbuster and third highest-grossing film of all time ‘The Avengers’.

The film is scheduled to release May 1, 2015, reports contactmusic.com.

"Joss Whedon returns to write and direct the untitled Marvel`s Avengers sequel, set for release (on) May 1, 2015," the producers said in a statement.