This is the end of an era. In addition to turn an important page in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Endgame will also mark the end of the caméos of Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and Iron Man. The “patron saint” of the super-heroes had taken the habit, well before the creation of Marvel Studios, to make a brief appearance, often funny, in each of the films. It has a total quarantine. Who died last November, the designer of the 95-year-old has, however, had time to record a few of the advances. Among them, one of the latest feature film of the brothers Russo.
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“It was always very fun to turn these caméos because he was very charming, he always wanted to laugh with the team and we spent very good moments.”
During the press day of Los Angeles, Joe Russo, one of the makers of the film, has confirmed to Mashable that Avengers 4 would be the last appearance of Stan Lee in the movie. Anthony Russo who “described a geek of comics,” recalls how he was excited when the father of Spider-Man came on the board.
“We had all these stars on the board. Yet, when Stan came, the whole world seemed to be once again a child. It was always very fun to turn these caméos because he was very charming, he always wanted to laugh with the team and we spent very good times”, recalls with nostalgia the film director Anthony Russo.
If the death of Stan Lee was inevitable that both his advanced age and the disease against which he fought for many years, fans of the MCU immediately felt orphaned when the announcement of his death was pronounced. They were able to find a month after his death in Spider-Man: New Generation , in which he sells a costume of Spider-Man to Miles Morales. Then last march, Stan Lee is back once again with Marvel Studios, in Captain Marvel . Faithful to him-even the studio Disney has seen things in general and has dedicated the opening of the film, all of the caméos he has done since the beginning of the MCU.
“I have to say that I can’t believe that this is his last cameo. It is crazy that it coincides with the end of the epic,” comments Joe Russo. In fact, Avengers: Endgame sign of the end of the Saga of the Endless , which began in 2008.
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson, Avengers: Endgame is out in France on the 24th of April next.