The Story Behind Marvel’s The Avengers New Post-Credits Sequence

Robert Downey Jr. made headlines when, at the press conference for Marvel’s The Avengers, he let slip that production wasn’t entirely finished despite the film’s premiere the night before.

“We’re actually not done shooting,” his said. “We’re shooting another scene tonight.”

You can video of the entire press conference by clicking here and today, courtesy of EW, go behind the scenes of the post-credits moment.

One of the most fascinating technical details of the final assembly of superheroes is the fact that, as you can see in the press conference video, Chris Evans is already sporting a full beard for his next role. The article reveals that a prosthetic face was created for the actor and, even on-screen, much of it is hidden behind Evans’ hands to complete Captain America’s clean-shaven look.

Also starring Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. Jackson, Marvel’s The Avengers opened to a record-shattering $200.3 million this weekend. Make sure you stay through the entire credits to catch the new scene and click here to read the full EW article.