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Marvel superheroes assemble for epic class photo

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Studios brought together 80 of its stars and filmmakers for one picture in honour of its

On October 7 last year, the group gathered in secret on the set of "Avengers: Infinity War" for the photo to celebrate the last decade of the Comics Universe. The photo has been released only now, reports

The star-studded list of superhero talent included Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Chadwick Boseman, Brie Larson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Holland, Sean Gunn, Hannah John-Kamen, Zoe Saldana, Angela Bassett, and

Other stars who are a part of the image include Kurt Russell, Danai Gurira, William Hurt, Karen Gillan, Emily VanCamp, Tessa Thompson, Don Cheadle, Dave Bautista, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lilly, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Frank Grillo, Letitia Wright, Laurence Fishburne, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Stan, Ty Simpkins, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Wong, Michael Rooker, Vin Diesel, Cobie Smulders, and

Some of those who worked behind the camera to create the films were also featured. These include Stan Lee, and

In a clip released by showing the behind-the-scenes of the photo shoot, "Thor" Hemsworth said: "It felt like being at or something. Every person had been in one or all of my favourite films."

"There's a ton of fan-boying and fan-girling going on in that room with each other," added Cheadle, who has played War Machine in a number of Marvel films.

"Iron Man" star Downey Jr, who features prominently in the class photo, said: "I literally am dead-centre in the front row and I'm looking around going, 'Any one of these people could be dead-centre'."

The photograph starts Marvel's 10-Year Sweepstakes, which will take place across and last from February 8 to March 15. A winner will be selected each week to receive an "Ultimate Marvel Fan Prize" package, which includes a visit to the "Marvel" set and a tour of

Marvel is celebrating its most recent release "Black Panther" releasing on February 16, but will officially begin with the release of "Avengers: Infinity War".

"Avengers: Infinity War" will release in a week before it opens in the US. The much-awaited movie will release in on April 27 and will open in the US on May 4.



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 16:08 IST