First of all, take a look at an Endgame blooper reel, featuring poor Rocket and Thor’s gut, Tony Stark breaking the tesseract, and Jeremy Renner cracking Scarlett Johansson up during a serious scene. “See what I have to deal with here? Ten years of this s**t.”
Speaking of Thor’s gut. The God of Thunder looked a little more… plump in Endgame, an amusingly unkept appearance in line with the character’s emotional decline following Infinity War. A 60 or 70-pound fat suit was used to get the usually ripped Hemsworth in (our out) of shape. “It was the hottest I’ve ever been,” laughs Hemsworth, referring to the uncomfortable gear. Or is he joking about his look?
While he was still a well-known actor and an established name, pre-Marvel Robert Downey Jr. – as casting director Sarah Halley Finn says in the video below – “wasn’t instantly a slam-dunk approval.” Finn suggested they conduct screen tests, which Downey of course aced. The rest, is cinematic history…
Avengers: Endgame has its US 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD release on August 13. It arrives on those platforms in Australia on August 14.