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The scene was for real - It was shot before Stan died, although they did make a small change after his passing: From this link The Captain Marvel scene was originally written by directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck as just another fun, funny appearance by the comics legend. But after his passing in November, the filmmakers felt compelled to update ...


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According to inverse.com, he might appear in 6 unreleased films: Ralph Breaks the Internet: It’s unclear whether or not Lee actually lends his voice to Ralph Breaks the Internet, but outlets are labeling it as a cameo, so Lee probably has at least one line. Madness in the Method: Lee’s credited as “Stan,” which probably means he plays himself, a ...


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According to this article on comicbook.com (and a personal confirmation when I went to see it again) he was reading The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley - an essay detailing Huxley's experiences with the hallucinogenic drug Mescaline. Since Doctor Strange's character was created in the 60's and the writers (probably incorrectly) were assumed to be ...


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Stan Lee isn't casting himself in these cameos - it's a tradition which started back in 1989 with one of the original TV Hulk spin-off movies, one that has endured ever since. From The Trial of the Incredible Hulk - 1989 He may have a producer credit on the Marvel movies, but his involvement doesn't go any deeper than just being a beloved figurehead - ...


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Stan Lee has a LONG history of cameos dating back 30-40 years. Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - 7 Little Superheroes [S1 Ep6] (October 1981) While not technically a cameo, Stan Lee narrated the sixth episode of the animated series Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends in 1981. The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (May 1989) Stan Lee's first live-action ...


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Stan Lee Lives We don't know how the finger snap will be resolved so it's possible that the whole thing will be undone in Avengers 4 but what we do know is that Stan Lee has already filmed that cameo. During his appearance at Wizard World Nashville 2017, Lee's personal manager revealed that the legend has already filmed his cameos for five upcoming MCU ...


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Stan's appearances are a sort of wink to the screen, an in-joke to those that know who he is. All of the characters that he's appeared as have had no material significance to the universe, they're just there for on-screen fluff. There's no need to try and retcon these characters, they're all different characters played by Stan with no real story purpose.


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There isn't one. From Entertainment Weekly: In a new interview with Larry King, Stan Lee says he knows why [the 2015] Fantastic Four was such a flop: “It’s probably because I didn’t have a cameo in it.” Lee, who created the original Fantastic Four with Jack Kirby, added that the filmmakers didn’t discuss the story with him. In fact, he still hasn’t ...


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He was reading a copy of Aldous Huxley's The Doors of Perception – a 1954 essay about the writer's experiences tripping on mescaline. No doubt the counterculture icon Huxley was an inspiration for Lee when he created the equally trippy Doctor Strange back in 1963. Given that his cameos are usually short and quick, we wouldn’t count on it. Source IN ...


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I'm going to go out on a limb and say no. Stan Lee died on 12 November, and the episode premiered in the US on 13 November. There is no way they could possibly have rushed out such an indirect, CG-intensive tribute in such a short space of time. Most likely, the episode was written months ago, the scene is a reference to Spider-Man rather than Stan Lee, ...


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For the case of X-Men: First Class According to lee's Twitter page, due to the filming taking place to far away he won't have a cameo in it. (Source:marvelousnews.com) For the case of X2: X-Men United Scooper 'Kailem' tells us that Stan Lee was interviewed on the "Filmfreak" radio station when he mentioned he will not have a cameo in X2... ...


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No obvious connection, but this is actually not unusual. While it seems that Stan Lee has a personal connection to the projects in which he makes a cameo appearance, as enforced by his appearances in the Sony Spider-Man productions, the X-Men Cinematic Universe, and of course the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, he actually has a history of cameo'...


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Well, the Fantastic Four rights aren't reverting to Marvel, so I'd say the answer is no. As recently as last November Marvel President Kevin Feige called the idea of getting the F4 rights back "an impossibility at this juncture". As far as I know, nothing has changed on that front in the past 6 months. As far as Lee's cameo, it's possible that he was a Fed-...


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No, Stan lee only appears in the film versions of characters he created alone - he was not the sole creator of Wolverine. This is also the reason why he does not have a cameo in Ghost Rider, Elektra or The Punisher. This subject has approached before in a couple of SE questions here and here.


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In Netflix, Stan Lee having cameo as same character in all MCU shows: His Daredevil cameo: His Jessica Jones cameo: His Luke Cage cameo: And in Iron Fist, which you already spotted He just portrayed as a honorable NYPD officer and their marketing face in MCU netflixverse. But remember like all his other Marvel cameos this one is also not to be taken too ...


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Stan Lee says he just didn't have time to fly to Australia to film the cameo.


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From this screenrant article: For Deadpool 2, the Stan Lee cameo is more in line with those of the Marvel shows on Netflix than his show-stopping MCU appearances. Indeed, just his famous face appears rather than Stan "The Man" himself. In this case, it isn't a photograph or poster but a graffiti portrait painted on the side of a building; Stan's ...


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Basically... NO Stan Lee Media can’t claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men to the Walt Disney Co. ... Disney has said that Stan Lee Media ...


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Because he is a watcher or works for them. Likely Uatu, the watcher that's assigned to watch Earth. Confirmed by Marvel in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. Marvel chief Kevin Feige has endorsed the popular fan theory that Stan Lee is playing the same character in all of his MCU roles. http://screenrant.com/stan-lee-mcu-cameo-theory-marvel-kevin-feige/ ...


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No, Stan Lee did not make an appearance in The Wolverine.


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Stan Lee is the face of Marvel, and comics in a much larger sense. He's one of the most easily recognizable names of the Golden Age illustrators who are still alive. Given that Stan Lee actually receives nothing from Marvel (that "Executive Producer" credit he's always given is merely a show of respect, but they don't respect him enough to give him a dime ...


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According to CNN, Lee said, I hate to admit this, but I do not share in the movie's profits. I just share in the interviews, in the glamour, in the people saying, "Wow, I love that movie, Stan" -- but I'm not a participant in the profits. Also checkout around 6:58 of the video. And his net worth is estimated to be ...


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When the first X-men film was made (and with it, some would argue, the birth of the modern age SuperGenre) there was very little to establish a conflict of interest: in fact quite the opposite. Lee was probably very happy that Marvel Characters were being transferred to the big screen. As time has passed, and Movie Studios began to realize how lucrative ...


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