When Marvel Studios released the official Avengers: Endgame poster along with the new trailer this morning, fans were surprised that a big name was missing atop the one-sheet- Danai Gurira, The Walking Dead star who reprises her Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War role of Okoye.
The fans have been voicing their opinions today and the studio listened. They have now added her name to the top of the Avengers: Endgame poster and said “she should have been up there all this time.” You can view the revised posted in the gallery below!
Opening in theaters on April 26, Avengers: Endgame will follow Avengers: Infinity War, which was the No. 1 film of 2018 on a global basis with $2.046 billion earned. The third installment brought in $678.8 million domestically and $1.368 billion overseas.
In Avengers: Infinity War, members from every MCU franchise sacrificed like never before in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin could put an end to the universe. The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame.
The film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/The Hulk, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Don Cheadle as Colonel James Rhodes/War Machine, Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Paul Bettany as Vision, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Peter Dinklage as Eitri, Benedict Wong as Wong, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Dave Bautista as Drax, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, with Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, with Benicio Del Toro as The Collector, with Josh Brolin as Thanos, and Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord.
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War was directed by Emmy Award–winning directors Anthony and Joe Russo from an original screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. Kevin Feige produced the film, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Trinh Tran, Jon Favreau, James Gunn and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.