See it here: The alternate opening scene from 'Avengers Assemble'
As it stands, Marvel's 'Avengers Assemble' did pretty well. It assembled a great cast and crew and became the highest grossing film of the year. Acclaim from the fans and the 'serious' critics alike followed. It went on to become the third highest grossing film of all time. But it could've opened differently, as evidenced in this new alternate first scene.
Marvel have released the unseen footage ahead of the Blu-ray release. It shows the aftermath of a battle, followed by a questioning of director Nick Fury's methods. Despite elegant production design, perhaps it was just a little too slow. See for yourself right here:
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