Legend Stan Lee On 'Captain America' And 'Amazing
Spider-Man' Cameos; No 'X-Men: First Class', by Greg
Tingle - 19th May 2011
hard not to love Marvel Comics and Marvel Entertainment
icon, the living legend himself, Stan Lee - unless
you're on the wrong end of a lawsuit from him.
Sydney's Bondi Beach to Hollywood, the world loves
Stan 'The Man'.
days to super fans and insiders he's as well known
for hims cameos in comics-based movies as he is for
Man spies understand he was given the miss for a cameo
in X-Men: First Class, but Lee recently let the cat
out of the bag that he got the green light for "Captain
America: The First Avenger" and "Amazing
between the lines "The Avengers" is looking
good for Lee and his fans too.
has been big on social media for a few years and his
Twitter tweets remain some of the most popular in
mine, grieve thee not that I have no cameo in X-Men
1st Class," Lee tweeted. "Tis just that
the movie was filmed too far away for me to attend"
did confirm his already filmed roles in the two above
know ye t his, I have already completed my roles in
Captain America and the new Spider-Man, so all is
well in Cameo Land."
while "X-Men: First Class" was a no-go,
he's determined to get his cameo for "The Avengers."
up--The Avengers," he wrote. "Unless they
shoot it on the Moon nothing shall keep thy leader
from making his awesome presence known! Excelsior!"
odds are "The Avengers" won't be shot on
the moon, we are set to see the comics genius in that
is said in comics heaven, Media Man and Marvel Universe
land, when we love Marvel' efforts, Excelsior!
Lee Cameo Trivia...
it written into his contract that he appears in any
movie based upon a Marvel character that he is credited
with. So far he has appeared as the Hot Dog Vendor
in X-Men (2000), Man in Fair in Spider-Man (2002),
Old Man at Crossing in Daredevil (2003), Security
Guard in Hulk (2003), Man Dodging Debris in Spider-Man
2 (2004), Willie Lumpkin in Fantastic Four (2005),
Waterhose Man in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Man
in Times Square in Spider-Man 3 (2007), Rejected Wedding
Guest in Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007),
the man whom Tony Stark mistakes for Hugh Hefner in
Iron Man (2008) and an uncredited appearance as the
man who drinks the soft drink contaminated with Bruce
Banner's blood in The Incredible Hulk (2008). The
only one he has not appeared in was X2 (2003).