Studio execs confirmed on Tuesday that the Marvel superhero film, which opened to a record-breaking $200 million in the US box office, will receive another instalment.
"[The success of The Avengers] is a great illustration of why we like Marvel so much," said Disney CEO Bob Iger, reports Deadline.
The Avengers features an all-star cast including Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner.
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Director Joss Whedon recently said that people are all isolated like the characters in The Avengers, who luckily work out their problems by collaborating.
Whedon has also announced plans to adapt The Astonishing X-Men as a novel series.
Photo gallery - The Avengers in pictures: