Marvel caught warmth on social media.
Fans, pals, and honorary Wakandans got here by way of for Black Panther actress Danai Gurira immediately after Marvel appeared to have left her identify 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 observed that Gurira, who portrays Okoye, wasn’t included—they usually weren’t glad.
“BLACK PANTHER star Danai Gurira is the one actor pictured whose identify isn’t billed on the high,” 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 identify on this poster. Made room for each actor however her. #AvengersEndgame,” BlackGirlNerds wrote. Another person stated, “I would like somebody to return in and say that we’re exaggerating for being mad about Danai’s identify not being displayed on the high lmfao we’re ‘overreacting’ as a result of it is mindless. she’s within the image so why can’t her identify be on the high together with the remainder of the solid?”
Marvel felt the warmth and needed to place out the hearth earlier than the criticism grew, in order that they re-released the poster with Gurira’s identify 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 glad followers, however they have been nonetheless turned off that the comedian large did not achieve this within the first place. Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on April 26.