Marvel Adds Danai Gurira’s Name to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Poster After Backlash
Every actor who appeared on the poster for Avengers: Endgame was credited on it — except one. For whatever reason, Danai Gurira, better known as Okoye, the loyal, badass bodyguard of Black Panther, is seen on the new poster (she’s there on the right, looking very sad and holding her vibranium spear), but her name was mysteriously absent.
Fans quickly noticed her omission. And they weren’t happy about it. Social media lit up with angry tweets, and even a few fan versions of the poster with Gurira’s name added. This one is my favorite:
Amidst growing outrage onsocial media, Marvel quickly released a new version of the poster. The new Endgame one-sheet is identical to the original one with one key difference: Danai Gurira’s name is now featured at the top, between Karen Gillan and Bradley Cooper. When they tweeted the poster out, they noted “she should have been up there all this time”:
They sure changed that thing quickly. Avengers: Endgame opens in theaters on April 26.
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