Stan Lee Updates Fans About His Upcoming Marvel Movie Cameos
05.17.11 by BJSprecher
There are few people alive today who have had as big of an impact on popular culture as Stan Lee. The writer, editor, publisher, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics created or co-created some of the most enduring comic book characters — and biggest box office draws — in history, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, the Avengers, and the X-Men.
Still going strong at the stately age of 88, Lee continues to create new comic book characters, when he's not hosting his own superhero-themed TV shows (Who Wants to Be a Superhero?, Stan Lee's Superhumans) or cameoing in movies based on Marvel Comics characters. Lee has appeared in Daredevil; both Fantastic Four, Hulk, and Iron Man movies; two of the original trilogy of X-Men movies; and all three of the Spider-Man movies. Most recently, Lee had a hilarious cameo in Thor. A prolific Tweeter and the self-declared "Generalissimo" of a veritable army of fans from around the world, Lee recently used his Twitter account to reveal that he will not be appearing in X-Men: First Class, but he will be appearing in two other upcoming Marvel movies, with plans to appear in Marvel's most ambitious movie to date.
Here is the series of Tweets that Stan "The Man" sent out yesterday regarding his cameos:
Warriors mine, grieve thee not that I have no cameo in X-Men 1st Class. ‘Tis just that the movie was filmed too far away for me to attend
But know ye this, I have already completed my roles in Captain America
and the new Spider-Man, so all is well in Cameo Land.
Next up— The Avengers. Unless they shoot it on the Moon nothing shall keep thy leader from making his awesome presence known! Excelsior!
If you know you've seen Stan in one or more Marvel movies, but you just can't place the scene, check out this compilation of some of his best ones (up to his appearance in Iron Man 2).