The film won’t be available for the general public until May, but a few people will be able to see the premiere very soon, and Marvel will be streaming highlights live.

The official announcement follows:

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS WORLD PREMIERE TO STREAM LIVE FROM HOLLYWOOD ON MARVEL.COM, THE NEW LIVESTREAM AND YOU TUBE LIVE

Marvel.com proudly invites one and all to experience the World Premiere of the Marvel Studios’ film MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, LIVE from Hollywood! On April 11, 2012 at 6:00 PM PT/9:00 PM ET, click over to Marvel.com and watch as the stars arrive at the legendary El Capitan Theatre!

Sponsored by Harley-Davidson, this LIVE event will get you up close and personal with MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS like nothing else can!

Experience this landmark motion picture event on the New Livestream which offers an innovative platform that combines live video with real-time photos, text and video clip updates at http://new.livestream.com/marveluniverse/avengersredcarpet.

Or watch it just about anywhere via YouTube Live at http://YouTube.com/Marvel.

Hear directly from the biggest names in the biz. Scheduled to appear are: Robert Downey Jr (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson), Stellan Skarsgård (Erik Selvig), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Joss Whedon (Director) and more!