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The stars of the upcoming film The Avengers don’t get along on-screen, and off-screen there is one cast member who claims domination.

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On May 4, 2012, egos will collide between Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (The Incredible Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) and Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) in Marvel Studios’ The Avengers.

We use the word “unite” loosely. “Just because they’re superheroes doesn’t mean they’re super friends,” Jeremy explains in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly.

And unfortunately for writer/director Joss Whedon, that cast got along great on the Albuquerque set.

“I was like, well, if they hate each other, I guess we can use that,” he recalls. “But they don’t.”

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However, there was one actor who gave Joss some trouble and constantly made him rewrite dialogue.

RDJ likes to push the director farther by punching up the script. “I dominated like a rabid, horny gorilla,” Robert says.

So Joss had to write new pages constantly explaining, “There is a weird element of: they handed me one of the biggest movies of all time, and I’m making it up as I go.”

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