Marvel Stars Express Support for Black Lives Matter Movement

By Richard Nebens Updated:
Tessa Thompson and Tom Holland, Black Lives Matter Protesters

The world is currently reeling through an enormously difficult time for social issues in the aftermath of the tragic killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Combined with the recent deaths of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Aubrey, people from every nation on Earth are coming together as a community to try to start improving things for people no matter their race, nationality, gender, or social status.

Celebrities from every corner of Hollywood are using their reach to help with both the recovery process and solutions for humanity, posting on social media to spread their messages. Coming together to support the Black Lives Matter movement, here are 21 posts from many of Marvel Studios' biggest names sending their support to hurting souls around the world.

Jeffrey Wright - Actor, The Watcher, What If...?:


Dave Bautista - Actor, Drax, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame:


Karen Gillan - Actress, Nebula, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2, Avengers: Infinty War, Avengers: Endgame:


Clark Gregg - Actor, Phil Coulson, Iron Man 1 &2, Thor, The Avengers, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.:


Don Cheadle - Actor, James Rhodes/War Machine, Iron Man 2 & 3, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Avenegrs: Infinity War, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame:


Tessa Thompson - Actress, Valkyrie, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame:


Joss Whedon - Writer/Director, The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron:


James Gunn - Writer/Director/Producer, Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame:


Taika Waititi - Writer/Director/Actor, Korg, Thor: Ragnarok, Thor: Love & Thunder:


Wintson Duke - Actor, M'Baku, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War:


Simu Liu - Actor, Shang-Chi, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings:


Kumail Najiani - Actor, Kingo, The Eternals:


Kat Dennings - Actress, Darcy Lewis, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, WandaVision:


Barry Koeghan - Actor, Druig, The Eternals:


Marisa Tomei - Actress, May Parker, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home:


Danai Gurira - Actress, Okoye, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame:


Zendaya - Actress, Michelle Jones, Spider-man: Homecoming, Spider-man: Far From Home:


Tom Holland - Actor, Peter Parker/Spider-man, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home:


Chris Pratt - Actor, Peter Quill/Star Lord, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame:


Tom Hiddleston - Actor, Loki, Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, Loki:


Richard Madden - Actor, Ikaris, The Eternals:

The Direct's writers and staff support these statements from the Marvel Studios family and wishes nothing but the best for the entire African American community and anybody suffering through these difficult times. We hope everybody can stay as safe as possible, keep the protests peaceful, and keep your families and friends close and safe.

- About The Author: Richard Nebens
Richard Nebens joined The Direct in March 2020, now serving as the site's Senior Writer and also working as an assistant editor and content creator. He started his journalism career as a hobby in 2019 and is passionate about sharing news and stories from the entertainment industry, especially comic book movies, comedy, and sci-fi. Richard looks to expand his knowledge about movies and TV every day, and he is eager to stay locked into the latest releases and breaking news at every opportunity.