is now reporting Smulders is confirmed!
(CBS’s How I Met Your Mother
) has appeared as the favorite for the character of SHIELD Agent Maria Hill
in the Joss Whedon
’s The Avengers
and the actor’s contract could be done over the weekend.
The audition occurred the day before yesterday and Smudlers was one of six actresses who reportedly had to read alongside Samuel L. Jackson
for a Nick Fury
’s assistant Maria Hill. Smulders wasn’t new and unfamiliar to Whedon. He appreciated her as a candidate for Wonder Woman
when he was working on that superhero film.
The character of Maria Hill in the comics was the brutal executive of SHIELD, who was not above bribing and harassment superheroes to get her way. She was eventually stepped into the shoes of Tony Stark
aka Iron Man
. She’s represented by UTA and Roar. Marvel Studios starts production in April, which most likely falls into Smulders’ TV gap on the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.”
comes along as the counterpart of a superhero All Star game created by a filmmaker beloved by the nerd crowd. Robert Downey Jr
performs his Iron Man character, Jeremy Renner
, Scarlett Johansson
like Black Widow
, Chris Hemsworth
, Mark Ruffalo
is Bruce Banner/The Hulk
, and Chris Evans
is fabulous Captain America
. Tom Hiddleston
and Clark Gregg
reprises the role of SHIELD agent Phil Coulson
that he acted in the last Iron Man.
will be released by Disney May 4, 2012.
Will Cobie Smulders be skilled to hold her own aligned with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury or Chris Evans’s Captain America?