Marvel caught warmth on social media.
Fans, associates, and honorary Wakandans got here by way of for Black Panther actress Danai Gurira in the present day after Marvel appeared to have left her title out of the official film poster for Avengers: Endgame. The art work includes a dozen names of celebrities featured within the Disney/Marvel blockbuster, however followers seen that Gurira, who portrays Okoye, wasn’t included—they usually weren’t completely satisfied.
“BLACK PANTHER star Danai Gurira is the one actor pictured whose title isn’t billed on the prime,” Jamil Smith, Senior Writer at Rolling Stone, tweeted. “Her picture is bigger than some actors who do get that billing. The just one from the franchise’s greatest and most worthwhile film, and but?
@MarvelStudios, this isn’t tough. Fix this.”
“Odd to not see Danai Gurira’s title on this poster. Made room for each actor however her. #AvengersEndgame,” BlackGirlNerds wrote. Another consumer stated, “I need somebody to come back in and say that we’re exaggerating for being mad about Danai’s title not being displayed on the prime lmfao we’re ‘overreacting’ as a result of it is senseless. she’s within the image so why can’t her title be on the prime together with the remainder of the solid?”
Marvel felt the warmth and needed to place out the hearth earlier than the criticism grew, so that they re-released the poster with Gurira’s title included. “She ought to have been up there all this time,” Marvel Studios tweeted. “Check out the official Marvel Studios’ #AvengersEndgame poster. @DanaiGurira #WakandaCeaselessly.” That happy followers, however they had been nonetheless turned off that the comedian large did not achieve this within the first place. Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on April 26.