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Paltrow: 'I won't be in Avengers'

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Gwyneth Paltrow

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Gwyneth Paltrow has declared that she will not be in The Avengers.

Paltrow, who plays Tony Stark's assistant Pepper Potts in the Iron Man movies, has revealed that she will not reprise her role in the upcoming superhero film, reports Reelz Channel.

"No Pepper," said Paltrow. "I think it's a for sure. I think they're starting shooting soon. They probably would have asked me by now."

The Avengers unites all of Marvel's comic book superheroes together into one team. The film was written by Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), who will also direct.

It stars Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow.

The movie begins production in February 2011.

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