James Gunn directed three of the four upcoming Stan Lee cameos
In September, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed that Stan Lee had flown to Marvel’s production home in Atlanta, Georgia to film four of his upcoming cameos in one day. Now James Gunn has revealed he directed three of the four Stan Lee cameos!
Gunn said on Facebook: And it was definitely one of the most fun times I’ve ever had on set. There are few people in this world I love and admire more and have more fun with than Stan Lee. Even though he does love breaking my, and everyone else’s balls (I introduced him to Tom Holland for the first time and he said, “Everyone says you’re great! Personally, I don’t see it.”). Although, to be honest, I think I only did THREE cameos – one was shot by someone else. And my third probably isn’t what you think it is…
If you’ve seen the Doctor Strange cameo, it was one of MANY versions I shot on the day, and Scott Derrickson chose the final one. If I’m writing for Stan, why give him one line when I can give him a thousand? I just kept throwing lines at him one after the other, until we were all doubled over with laughter. Someday, after you’ve seen the movie, maybe Marvel Studios will let me share some of those with you.
And hopefully you’ll see the movie next week – in IMAX, where it’s definitely best seen!
Feige previously said the following about the Stan Lee cameos. We do not shoot random ones. They’re always very specific. A couple of months ago in Atlanta, he flew down and we shot four in one day — for four various projects. They’re all awesome! They’re all totally different. And he was unbelievable. He was on fire. He came in, he sat here, he stood there, he stood in this window, and then he went home.
The next four films on Marvel’s release calendar are Doctor Strange on November 4, 2016, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on May 5, 2017, Spider-Man: Homecoming on July 7, 2017, and Thor: Ragnarok on November 3, 2017.
What films do you think Stan Lee shot his appearances for and which one of the cameos is your favorite?
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