Marvel apologized for leaving Danai Gurira's name off the top of the new 'Avengers: Endgame' poster, and shared a new version

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  • Marvel Studios apologized Thursday for leaving Danai Gurira’s
    name off of its new “Avengers: Endgame” poster.
  • It tweeted a new version of the poster with her name at the top
    on Thursday, and said “she should have been up there all this
    time.”

After facing criticism, Marvel Studios apologized Thursday for
originally leaving actress Danai Gurira’s name off of the top of
the latest “Avengers: Endgame” poster.

Marvel Studios tweeted
a new version
of the poster on Thursday, now with Gurira’s name
added to the top of it.

“She should have been up there all this time,” it tweeted. The
new poster is below.

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The original poster sparked criticism because Gurira was the
only person featured prominently on the poster whose name did not
appear at the top. She appeared in the bottom credits. Benedict
Wong was also featured in the bottom credits without being
mentioned on top, but his character, Wong, doesn’t actually appear
on the poster like Gurira’s character, Okoye.

Okoye first appeared in “Black Panther” last year and was one of
the characters to survive Thanos’ snap that wiped out half of
humanity at the end of “Avengers: Infintiy War.”

Rolling Stone senior writer Jamil Smith was one of the prominent
people to call out the original poster.

“BLACK PANTHER star Danai Gurira is the only actor pictured
whose name isn’t billed at the top,” Smith
tweeted
. “Her image is larger than some actors who do get that
billing. The only one from the franchise’s best and most
profitable movie, and yet? @MarvelStudios, this isn’t difficult.
Fix this.”

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Marvel apologized for leaving Danai Gurira's name off the top of the new 'Avengers: Endgame' poster, and shared a new version