The actors behind the Avengers received spots on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as their film opened in theaters to monster box office numbers
April 28, 2019 05:15 PM
The Avengers are cementing their Hollywood legacy – literally!
The actors behind the Marvel superheroes recently received special spots on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just before their film,
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Days later, on Sunday, Hemsworth, who portrays Thor, recalled the special moment on Twitter, sharing a sweet childhood memory and a shout-out to his costars.
“I remember many years ago carving my name into wet concrete on the sidewalk outside my grandmas place, little did I know that years on those skills would come in handy!” he wrote. “Honoured to share this moment with my Avenging mates on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 🙏🤙👍🕺.”
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Chris Evans (Captain America), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk) and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige were also honored with the achievement, and all were on hand for a special imprinting ceremony.
Ruffalo also expressed his excitement, writing on Twitter earlier this week, “What an honor to have the legacy of @marvelstudios Avengers live on forever at @ChineseTheatres.”
The milestone came the same week
CNN reports the massive pull is the biggest opening in film history, and makes
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The movie has shattered other records, too, including biggest opening weekend in North America.
Besides the main players, the 22nd installment is chock full of Marvel players, including everyone from Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) to Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) and War Machine (Don Cheadle).
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The film picks up after
Anticipation for the movie was so high that AMC announced that select theaters across the country would stay open all weekend around-the-clock so that as many fans as possible could catch the action.
“With a desire to satisfy as many Marvel fans as possible on Thursday and through the weekend, AMC’s programming team is reviewing ticket sales theater by theater and adding showtimes later and later,” Elizabeth Frank, AMC executive vice president of worldwide programming, said in a statement. “In fact, there are multiple AMC locations that will be operating around-the-clock from Thursday night through Sunday.”