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'Avengers' trailer breaks iTunes download record at 10 million and counting

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Hitting the ground running, The Avengers trailer scored more than 10 million iTunes downloads in 24 hours, EW has confirmed. Marvel’s superhero extravaganza broke iTunes previous record holder Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which reached 6.4 million downloads in its first day. Joss Whedon’s Serenity follow-up (starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel Jackson, and Tom Hiddleston) opens May 4, 2012.

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Originally posted October 14 2011 — 4:59 PM EDT

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