In a touching display of friendship, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans recently paid a surprise visit to their fellow Avenger, Jeremy Renner, who had a life-threatening accident earlier this year.
Renner, known for his role as “Hawkeye,” suffered severe injuries when he was crushed by a 7-ton snowcat while trying to rescue his nephew trapped in a snowdrift on January 1st.
Renner’s ordeal was a terrifying moment for his colleagues, especially Johansson, who said, “I was honestly so glad to see him. I didn’t know if I was ever going to see him again.”
The visit was a chance not only to reunite but also to witness Renner’s remarkable recovery, both physically and mentally.
Evans, who shared the screen with Johansson in their early careers, described the visit as filled with laughter, smiles, and hugs. He marveled at Renner’s ability to turn a potentially tragic event into something inspiring.
When Johansson first heard about Renner’s accident, she was on the set of her upcoming movie “Project Artemis.” She recalls feeling deeply upset.
However, as Renner’s condition improved, their Avengers team rallied around him, exchanging light-hearted banter on their group chat, acknowledging his real-life superhero feat.
Renner’s recovery has been nothing short of remarkable. He recently celebrated the premiere of his Disney+ series “Rennervations” in person and shared an Instagram video showcasing his progress. His resilience has left his friends and colleagues in awe.
For the full story, check out Variety’s cover story on Scarlett Johansson, where she discusses her 30-year career and her upcoming role in the Cannes-bound Wes Anderson film “Asteroid City.”
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