Marvel Studios brought 80 actors and directors together for a huge 10-year celebration photo
INDEPENDENT – While the annual Oscars ‘class photo’ may have stolen headlines earlier this week, Marvel Studios has decided to release their own star-studded photo, featuring 80 actors and filmmakers from their multiple movies.
Meeting for the secret shoot on the 7 October last year during the filming of Avengers: Infinity War to celebrate 10 years since Iron Man, the photo features Robert Downey Jr. and studio head Kevin Feige front-and-centre.
Other notable names include the three Chrises (Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt), and Avengers actors Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland, Don Cheadle, Sebastian Stan, and Jeremy Renner.
Future Avengers members Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, and Brie Larson also appear, as do the Guardians of the Galaxy actors Sean Gunn, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Michael Rooker, Vin Diesel, and Kurt Russell.
Black Panther — which has been receiving widely positive reviews — also saw multiple actors attend, including Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright and Danai Gurira, while the cast of Ant Man and The Wasp were also in attendance: Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Hannah John-Kamen, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Others actors to attend include Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, William Hurt, Emily VanCamp, Tessa Thompson, Frank Grillo, Linda Cardellini, Ty Simpkins, Hayley Atwell, Benedict Wong, Cobie Smulders, and Jeff Goldblum.v
On the filmmaker side, attendees include: Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Stan Lee, Scott Derrickson, Trinh Tran, Alan Taylor, Brad Winderbaum, Louis Letterier, Jon Watts, Sarah Finn, James Gunn, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Joss Whedon, David Grant, Mitchell Bell, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Jeffrey Ford, Peyton Reed, Jonathan Schwartz, Stephen Broussard, Ryan Coogler, Jeremy Latcham, Nate Moore, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Taika Waititi, Erik Carroll, Ryan Meinerding and Craig Kyle.
Phew. The next Marvel movie to reach cinemas is Black Panther, which reaches UK cinemas 12 February.