Robert Redford Told Russo Brothers ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Would Be His Last Film On Set

Movie legend Robert Redford told the Russo Brothers on the set of Avengers: Endgame that it would be his last role on  a film ever.

It was a surprise when an actor of his caliber in Robert Redford originally joined the cast of Captain Ameria: The Winter Soldier. Despite Robert Redford’s Alexander Pierce dying in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the actor made an unexpected appearance in Avengers: Endgame. This was a shock to many because Robert Redford originally said 2018’s The Old Man & the Gun was going to be his last film.

Robert Redford’s small role came when the Avengers traveled back in time to New York 2012, as they tried to obtain the tesseract. The scene added another layer to the MCU and set the stage for what we eventually saw with HYDRA role in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. During the Avengers: Endgame commentary track, the filmmakers spoke about how the Marvel Studios film will be his final movie:

Christopher Marcus: And this is, as declared by the man himself on set, Robert Redford’s last movie role.

Joe Russo: That was his last day of acting…ever.

Anthony Russo: His last performance, Stan Lee’s last performance.

Joe Russo: Yeah, seven years of really incredible moments on these movies, this is certainly up there, directing Robert Redford’s last day.

Anthony Russo: Mr. Redford may change his mind, appear in another movie.

While Avengers: Endgame is seemingly Robert Redford’s final film, the legendary actor will reportedly appear as himself on HBO’s Watchmen series as the U.S. President.

What was your favorite cameo in Avengers: Endgame? Comment below!

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.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers:Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo,  Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD and will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 13.

Source: ComicBook.com

‘Spider-Man’ Concept Art Reveals Alternate Suits For Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio

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pider-Man Far From Home Jake Gyllenhaal MysterioNew Spider-Man: Far From Home concept art reveals alternate costume designs for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio.

Marvel fans have been clamoring to see Mysterio in a live-action film ever since the release of Sam Raimi's first Spider-Man movie. Nearly two decades later, Mysterio finally made his way into a Spider-Man film with the release of Marvel Studios and Sony's Far From Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal portraying the classic Spidey foe.

While the writers incorporated elements of previous Marvel Studios films for the origin of Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio, this take on the character was largely faithful to the source material, especially in terms of the villain's costume design. However, new concept illustrations reveal alternate designs for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio suit were considered, some of which are notably different from the comic book outfit with entirely different color schemes.

You can check out the first concept illustration of Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio costume below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery.

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

What do you think of these concept designs? Which alternate costume design is your favorite? Would any of them be a better suit for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Here is the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Far From Home:

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is now playing in theaters! Stay tuned for the latest news on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Source: Marvel

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.