The Russo Brothers have been in the sharing mood lately. Now that Avengers: Endgame has been in theaters for nearly a month, the directing duo have been reflecting on their time with Marvel Studios and releasing quite a few behind-the-scenes images. This time, they have decided to take us back to where they were recreating the Battle of New York scenes for Endgame with the original six of Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Loki thrown in for good measure since he didn't get a whole lot of face time in the latest movie.
Avengers: Endgame is now the second highest grossing of all time globally and has just become the second highest grossing movie in North American history, taking over James Cameron's Avatar. With that being said, there is a lot to celebrate, and the Russo Brothers are definitely enjoying the ride. Their latest picture from the Endgame set is a good one, featuring Joe Russo, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, and Anthony Russo as they take a break in between recreating the Battle of New York.
Not all of Earth's Mightiest Heroes made it out of Avengers: Endgame alive, though at least one of them will be appearing in an upcoming standalone movie in the near future. The tight-knit group of the original six are closer off screen then they are on screen and have even gotten tattoos to celebrate their Marvel Cinematic Universe achievements. Except for Mark Ruffalo, who seems to have a fear of needles. He may have finally broken down to get one since last year, but he has not shared it publicly.
Mark Ruffalo claims he has a "punk rock soul," which is why he didn't go along with the group to get a tattoo. He went against the grain and says he didn't want to do something just because everybody else was doing it. It certainly seems like he was really too scared to go get a tattoo. However, that could change in the near future. While the race is looking tight, it is still possible for Avengers: Endgame to knock James Cameron's Avatar off of its highest grossing movie of all time global record.
As of this writing, Avengers: Endgame is sitting at a global haul of $2.61 billion while Avatar is at $2.78. There's still a long way to go, but the MCU movie may be able to do it within the next few weeks if the momentum keeps up. Even if it doesn't, Endgame has broken several records and made a lot of money in a really short amount of time while becoming a cultural phenomenon at the same time. Fans are going to remember seeing the movie in theaters for the rest of their lives, for better or worse. You can check out the OG Avengers below, thanks to the Russo Brothers Twitter account.