Other than 2018 bringing us Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity Conflict and Ant-Man and the Wasp, this 12 months additionally marks the 10th anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe started. Sure, when Could comes round, it is going to be precisely a decade since Iron Man was launched and this franchise launched, and simply take a look at what this world has turn into since we watched Tony Stark construct armor in a cave with a field of scraps. To have fun this momentous event, Marvel Studios introduced lots of the MCU’s largest stars collectively a couple of months again for a “class picture,” which was chronicled within the following video.
On October 7 final 12 months, 79 actors and filmmakers from throughout the MCU got here collectively to pose for this class picture, which is certainly yearbook worthy. At that time within the 12 months, Avengers 4 and Ant-Man and the Wasp had been concurrently taking pictures at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, so it was straightforward sufficient to convey all these of us collectively below one roof. From Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson to Terrence Howard and Pom Klementieff, all corners of the MCU had been represented in a single kind or one other, and you’ll inform that they are grateful to be a part of this popular culture sensation. You’ll be able to gaze on the class picture to your coronary heart’s content material under.
Going again to the video, let’s pause for a minute on that fast shot of Jeremy Renner, a.ok.a. Marvel’s main archer, Hawkeye (whose hair seems to be wonderful, by the way in which).
If you happen to’ve been conserving an in depth eye on the Avengers: Infinity Conflict advertising, you have seen that apart from being proven within the idea artwork banner from 2017’s San Diego Comedian-Con, Hawkeye hasn’t acquired any consideration for his position within the upcoming film. He did not even get his personal Twitter emoji this previous Sunday within the lead-up to the Infinity Conflict Super Bowl TV spot! So it is good to see Renner’s getting some acknowledgement, however nonetheless, let’s level the highlight on Hawkeye for slightly bit in future Infinity Conflict promos.
Together with the 10th anniversary class picture and accompanying video, Marvel additionally launched a brand new banner to have fun the MCU’s 10th anniversary, exhibiting off lots of this world’s most essential characters. However keep in mind, this is not the top. As Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige mentioned on the finish of the video, “It has been 10 years within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here is to 10 extra.” This franchise is not leaving the silver display screen anytime quickly.
The subsequent MCU film up, Black Panther, claws its manner into theaters on February 16. Avengers: Infinity War will observe on Could four, and Ant-Man and the Wasp will come out on July 6. To search out out about formally introduced MCU initiatives coming in 2019 and past, look by means of our Marvel movies guide.