This story is recounted within the fantastic e book “MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios,” and there is even a bit of the story I by no means knew about. Seems, there was one other spicy rumor that popped up in the course of the filming of “Iron Man,” hinting that maybe we would see a cameo from Oscar-winner Hilary Swank.
This got here from a MySpace submit by Favreau the place he thanked Caesar’s Palace for permitting the taking pictures of a on line casino scene and offering “Swank lodging,” with “Swank” capitalized, which despatched the followers spinning out with all kinds of theories on whether or not or not that was intentional and if that’s the case, who would she be taking part in?
“Spider-Man” producer Avi Arad ran with the excitement when interviewed by MTV Films, reportedly saying “How do you know about that?” when confronted about that idea earlier than finally confirming the non-existent cameo.
The query is, was Arad purposefully mendacity, or was he simply out of the dialog? The e book makes it fairly clear that he did not have numerous enter or pull at Marvel Studios, so it’s totally potential he had no thought if the rumor was true or not.
In the end, what is sensible to me is that Favreau was purposefully muddying the waters to downplay the opposite leaks (those that had been true), and perhaps Arad was serving to him to do this. Both that or Favreau’s finger slipped, by chance capitalized “Swank,” and the followers did what followers do and skim an excessive amount of into it.
Both method, it is an attention-grabbing second in time captured by Joanna Robinson, Dave Gonzales, and Gavin Edwards of their nice e book. Any Marvel Studios fan wants so as to add it to their Christmas wishlist!