Preview Clip from The Avengers DVD/Blu-ray Extra Marvel One-Shot: Item 47
07.12.12 by BJSprecher
Sure, Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans) and the rest of the team helped to stop the threat of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and the alien Chitauri by the end of The Avengers, but what happened after Earth's Mightiest Heroes saved the world (besides stopping for a bite to eat at a shawarma restaurant)? New York City is a disaster, with numerous buildings completely demolished and alien bodies and spaceships lying all over the place. It's assumed that S.H.I.E.L.D. will oversee the clean-up, but even Nick Fury's (Samuel L. Jackson) super-secret spy agency can't be expected to account for everything.
When The Avengers debuts on DVD/Blu-ray in September, it will include a 12-minute short titled Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 that will show what happens when two "hapless young troublemakers" (Lizzy Caplan and Jesse Bradford) find one of the Chitauri weapons that S.H.I.E.L.D. missed during the clean-up and decide to use it to make some fast cash. Check out the (very) brief preview clip from the short now to see how S.H.I.E.L.D. responds to civilians committing crimes with alien tech.
Item 47 was written by Eric Pearson, who also wrote the previous Marvel One-Shot shorts A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer and The Consultant. It was directed by Marvel Studios co-President Louis D’Esposito.