It’s arduous to think about a Marvel Cinematic Universe film with out Stan Lee popping up make followers giggle through some form of cameo. The co-creator of so many Marvel characters, from Spider-Man to Scarlet Witch, has been a daily fixture within the MCU, showing briefly in every movie, together with a handful of non-Marvel Studios titles.
With Lee’s passing in late 2018, although, there was some worry that his cameo in Captain Marvel could be the final. Thankfully, that is not the case. In an interview with ET Online, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirms that extra appearances have been filmed earlier than Lee’s demise. Warning: The following incorporates spoilers for Lee’s position in Captain Marvel. If you do not wish to be spoiled, cease studying now.
“We shot a couple of others, so we’re coming up on the last of them, yes,” he stated. Feige additionally confirmed that considered one of stated cameos is for the subsequent MCU film, Avengers: Endgame. When requested about Spider-Man: Far From Home, he provided, “We’ll see.”
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Lee’s position in Captain Marvel really finds him taking part in none apart from Stan Lee. In a scene set on a prepare, he might be seen holding the script to Kevin Smith’s 1994 film Mallrats–in which he performs himself–rehearsing dialogue. For a second, Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) thinks he is a Skrull in disguise however as a substitute acknowledges him with a small smile earlier than shifting onto the subsequent potential suspect.
As an additional tribute to Lee, the movie additionally opens up with a modified model of the Marvel Studios signature, through which all the MCU’s heroes have been changed by his cameo appearances from over time. The introduction is adopted with a easy, “Thank you Stan.”
According to Feige, the thought to honor the comics icon this manner got here to fruition shortly after his passing. “We figured, as we always have, the way to pay honor to him is the way we’ve been trying to do while he was alive, which is the movies. I had always thought in the back of my head, should that day ever come–which as I’ve previously said, I wasn’t sure it would. Like, I envisioned him at 127–that I would want something sort of touching and rousing up front, as opposed to sort of depressing at the end.”
For a have a look at all of Lee’s cameo contributions to Marvel films, check out our definitive ranking. Also, make certain to take a look at this behind-the-scenes have a look at how the Spider-Man co-creator has not only one, however dozens of cameos in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.