It’s safe to say that the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie premiere was the hottest ticket in Hollywood on Monday night.
But while there will be many, many shots of Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey Jr striking a pose on the red carpet, the best way to see how mad these events can be is to follow the stars themselves.
Luckily, Downey Jr has let us do just that, having just signed up on Instagram. So, a cheeky first snap of his pre-red carpet meal (#yummy)? Not exactly…
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Instead, he posted a snap of the Avengers cast backstage at US chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live, just before heading for the premiere. Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jimmy Kimmel – not a bad first post, even if Downey Jr is almost squeezed out of shot. Have to master that square aspect ratio…
The show’s Twitter feed published its own backstage selfie – yes, that is Scarlet Johannson.
Iron Man isn’t the only man from the Avengers cast on Instagram: Mark Ruffalo aka The Hulk posted this sweet pic of the family on the way to the red carpet. Wonder what his kids think when they see their Daddy turn green?
Want more? Check out this new clip of Avengers: Age of Ultron, and find out latest, slightly confusing news on the next instalments in the franchise. Avengers: Age of Ultron is in UK cinemas on 23 April 2015.
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