With the God of Mischief all set to take centre stage in his own Disney+ series starting this week, now’s a good time to take a look back at his crazy journey so far.
This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.* * *I don't think I've ever had this much FOMO about a lunch. As the Avengers: Endgame hubbub continues to keep the internet ablaze, the stars of the record-breaking film are stoking the coals with even more content. Robert Downey Jr. shared a couple of photos from a very fun lunch on his Instagram earlier this week. > View this post on Instagram> > tbt throwback flashback to the Women of @marvelstudios mcu lunch I had the pleasure of hosting... girlpower epic bts ( @jimmy_rich ) TeamStark thankyou good-times getting the ladies together...> > A post shared by Robert Downey Jr. (@robertdowneyjr) on Apr 30, 2019 at 11:29pm PDTSEE ALSO: 'Avengers: Endgame' promises a more inclusive future for MarvelAs a caption, Downey Jr. wrote, "tbt throwbackflashback to the Women of @marvelstudios mcu lunch I had the pleasure of hosting...." He included two photos, though he's only in the first one.The star-studded on-set picnic featured a bounty of Downey Jr.'s female costars, including Brie Larson, Elizabeth Olsen, Zoe Saldana, Evangeline Lily, Danai Gurira, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Letitia Wright, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Some of Endgame actresses even showed up in costume, making the gathering a sight to behold. From what we can see, the lunch spread included La Croix and an assortment of vegetables. So that's what superheroes eat! The post has garnered mass Insta-acclaim, with over 11 million likes and more than 84k comments. That just goes to show that we'll tune in to the Endgame cast whether they're fighting Thanos or just sipping on sparkling water. WATCH: Five Marvel movies to look forward to after 'Avengers: Endgame'
This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.* * *The first weekend of Avengers: Endgame is finally upon us, and people are desperate to avoid any spoilers for the highly-anticipated film. In a desperate attempt to keep the details of the plot at bay, fans have been blocking certain keywords on social media, avoiding some news sites, and taking other desperate measures. There's even a notable Don'tSpoilTheEndgame hashtag on Twitter.In this tweet from @kamiilious, her teacher made sure their students knew that there would be absolutely no discussion of the film in his classroom by posting a long and hilarious note of warning.> My teacher is so serious he just had to make note of itAvengersEndGame pic.twitter.com/ghoNheDIIW> > -- Kamilious (@kamiilious) April 26, 2019SEE ALSO: 'Avengers: Endgame' stars make emotional speeches at premiereIn the letter, the teacher explains that he is waiting until Wednesday to see the film with his brother, and he wont tolerate any spoilers in the classroom."So help me Jeebus if any one of you spoils a single frame of this movie for me, I promise I will make you wish that Thanos snapped your narrow a**," the end of the letter jokes.Kamiilious later clarified that the letter was definitely just a joke. > WE TOOK NO OFFENSE TO WHAT THE TEACHER SAID. SO PLEASE STOP SAYING ITS BULLYING OR WHATSOEVER. ITS ALL HUMOR GUYS!> > -- Kamilious (@kamiilious) April 26, 2019Some might call this extreme, but for those who are unable to see the movie right away it seems like a necessary precaution. It's very sweet of him to wait for his brother to come back so they can see it together. I know several people who wouldn't do the same for any family member or friend. WATCH: Mark Ruffalo got 'dummy script' for 'Endgame'
'Lorraine' entertainment presenter Dan Wootton gave away the details surrounding a certain character's return.
Lego's expert team of builders is just as excited for the arrival of Avengers: Endgame as the rest of us are, and to prove it they've created a Marvel masterpiece entirely out of Lego bricks.In honor of the upcoming Avengers film -- and in celebration of the recently released box office hit, Captain Marvel -- a few talented Lego builders set out to create a life-sized model of Brie Larson's character, Captain Marvel.Image: legoThe model reportedly took a whopping 165 hours to build, and it's made from an impressive 17,661 Lego bricks. According to Lego, the super statue stands at 5 feet, 7 inches tall -- Larson's actual height.SEE ALSO: 'Avengers: Endgame' will be Marvel's longest movie everOver the years Lego builders have gone all out to celebrate fan favorite super hero characters, building life-sized models of Thor, The Flash, and more. And in case that wasn't enough hype, Lego's also debuted five building sets inspired by Avengers: Endgame. The sets below are currently available for purchase. Avengers Legos, assemble! * Captain America: Outriders Attack * War Machine Buster * Iron Man Hall of Armor * Avengers Ultimate Quinjet * Avengers Compound BattleWhile we impatiently count down until the movie hits theaters on April 26, at least we have a new trailer and this Lego timelapse to watch on repeat.Stay strong, Marvel fans. The wait is almost over. WATCH: 'Captain Marvel' brings in $750 million globally
If you're getting fed up of hearing everyone singing the praises of the Avengers, why not take a short break by listening to people hating on them. SEE ALSO: The first reactions to Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' are in In the latest edition of "Mean Tweets" filmed for <em>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</em>, the likes of Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson, and Chris Evans read out some of the spectacularly harsh things people are saying about them on the internet. The tweets range from the very weird (the one about Johansson) to the very, very mean (the one about Paul Bettany). At least they're smiling while they read them out, though.
Ripping down posters is fun, but such innocent acts of vandalism aren't always rewarded with a prize. However, Marvel is encouraging just that as part of a promotion for the forthcoming
Back in April, Variety released this synopsis for Cloak and Dagger, which focuses on two teenage heroes - Tyrone Johnson, known as Cloak, and Tandy Bowen, known as Dagger. Pokaski has previously served as a writer and co-executive producer on Marvel’s hit Netflix show Daredevil, and is also well known for his work on Heroes.
It’s always humbling when we see celebrities go above and beyond to put a smile on their fans’ faces, especially when it comes to fans who are suffering and one of their final wishes is to meet their favourite star.