‘The Avengers’ Cast Celebrated Women For International Day Of Women
March 8 was International Women’s Day and many Marvel superheros took the time to celebrate all the heroines in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
— Captain America (@CaptainAmerica) March 8, 2018
— Tony Stark (@Iron_Man) March 8, 2018
Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Prince of Asgard, took the day to honor the goddess in his life including Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Sif (Jaimie Alexander) and Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), his love interest.
— Thor (@thorofficial) March 8, 2018
Newest Avengers recruit, the Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) also shared photos of all the important women in Wakanda, including Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Princess Shuri (Letitia Wright), Okoye (Danai Gurira) who is head of the Dora Milaje and Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) a spy for Wakanda.
— Black Panther (@theblackpanther) March 8, 2018
Current female members and honorary members were also honored on Thursday, such as the Black Widow (Scarlett Johannson), the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), S.H.E.I.L.D. agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) and MJ Jones (Zendaya), who is Spider-Man’s (Tom Holland) love interest.
— The Avengers (@Avengers) March 8, 2018
The Guardians of the Galaxy, who are also supposed to make an appearance in the Avengers: Infinity War also celebrated International Women’s Day by celebrating Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Nebula (Karen Gillian) and Mantis (Pom Klementieff)
Happy #InternationalWomensDay to these amazing heroes! pic.twitter.com/6xDB3KJ85b
— GuardiansOfTheGalaxy (@Guardians) March 8, 2018
Aside from the world of the Avengers, Marvel also honored International Women’s Day by releasing the long awaited season 2 of Jessica Jones, starring Krysten Ritter as the title role, on Netflix.
In before someone asks, “What about International Men’s Day?
Jessica Jones Season 2 is now streaming, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/KLzDKRoD43
— Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) March 8, 2018