Avengers: Endgame Writers Reveal Stan Lee’s Cameo Had Been Part Of Script

The legendary comic book creator Stan Lee might have passed away back in November 2018, however, Stan the Man managed to film one final cameo for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and that cameo went to Avengers: Endgame.

While some fans doubt that the cameo had been meant for the film, it seems like Lee's appearance (driving way past the speed limit past a military base with a pair of women at his side) had been part of Endgame's script from the very moment Joe and Anthony Russo begin developing the story.

Speaking with fans during ComicBook.com's Quarantine Watch Party, Endgame screenwriters Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus opened up about the controversial cameo.

Because the scene was set in the past, the Russo brothers had to digitally de-age Lee by more than forty years. This made fans wonder whether the scene was really meant for Endgame or whether the filmmakers just squeezed the cameo into the movie.

That was not the case. Using the ComicBook.com Twitter handle to share comments about Endgame during the Watch Party, Markus shared a behind-the-scenes photo of the cameo, saying that it had been a monumental day when shot the sequence.

"A monumental day. And that Steppenwolf song was in the script from the first draft. –CM," the screenwriter shared in his tweet.

Guess the Russos really did mean to have that specific cameo for Lee in the movie. We're glad to see that that much is true.

Avengers: Endgame is available on Digital HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.

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