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'Avengers' fans get Facebook screening contest

Scarlett Johansson appears as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in a 2012 promotional poster for 'The Avengers.' (Marvel Studios)

April 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Facebook fans of the upcoming movie "The Avengers" are getting a chance to see the movie early.

Disney's Marvel Studios is offering advance screenings in cities where the movie has gained the most likes on Facebook.

Early screenings are already planned for April 14th in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Houston and Miami. Admission will be free, but on a first come first serve basis.

Marvel plans another round of early screenings in five more cities. Fans can lobby for their towns on "The Avengers" Facebook page.

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