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14+ Facts About The Marvel Cinematic Universe To Loudly Whisper To Your Friend During ‘Infinity War’

An Astrophysicist Worked On Dr. Strange

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Astrophysicist Adam Frank worked on the film as a physics and philosophy adviser to ensure that the movie, despite its comic book origins, would be as scientifically plausible as possible.

Aunt May And Tony Stark Used To Date

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Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man) and Marisa Tomei (Aunt May) used to date years ago. Despite breaking up, they remained good friends. Good enough to the point that Downey Jr recommended Tomei for the role and she got it.

The ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Soundtrack Broke Records

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The 70’s rock and pop playlist is one of two movie soundtracks to break a million digital album sales. The other? Frozen. Initially, film execs were worried the 70’s music would be a huge turnoff for millennials and children. You can never go wrong with a little David Bowie and Michael Jackson.

Paul Bettany And Robert Downey Jr Never Worked Together In Person Until ‘Age Of Ultron’

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Tony Stark’s AI assistant Jarvis has always been voiced by Paul Bettany, who never actually had to walk on set with the cast until Avengers 2, when he was cast to also portray Vision, an extension of Jarvis. “It’s really lovely to finally be working with these people that I’ve been working with for 10 years already,” Bettany said.

That Classic Line In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Was Suggested By A Child

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A young boy visiting during a Make-A-Wish set trip improvised the line. “He goes, you know, you should say, ‘he’s a friend from work,'” said Chris Hemsworth (Thor). Director Taika Waititi and Hemsworth agreed and the line made it into the teaser trailer and final cut of the movie.

Tom Holland Doesn’t Know How Avengers 3 Ends

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There’s at least one superhero who doesn’t know how the movie ends and it’s Spider-Man himself. Tom Holland, notorious for being unable to contain spoilers, wasn’t shown the entire script while filming, so even he doesn’t know what happens when the movie’s released this April.