According to AL.com on Friday, "Star Trek's" George Takei shared a family photo on Facebook. The picture entailed the Paragone family donning the Iron Man, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Hulk, and Thor costumes for a quite impressive set of poses. The photo went viral as the it was the niece that discovered the shared, viral photo.
The photographer of the parental units and offspring goes by the name of Stephanie Massey of Photo Bella Photography and according to the mother/wife of the group claimed that venues in Mobile, Al. for their Halloween photo sessions had already been scoped out by the photographer during previous photo business ventures. The wife, Christy, wore the Black Widow costume as her husband Christopher took on the role of Hawkeye, as played by Jeremy Renner in "The Avengers" and "Thor."
Takei is already an internet sensation and by making this family photo viral, it had acquired 12,295 likes and shared 1,433 times by 7 p.m. Downey, Jr.'s shared family photo, which had occurred back in July, had taken on 453,760 likes and 14,632 shares in the beginning five hours of its exposure. The discovery by the husband Christopher was described as an experience where he had accidentally come across the shared photo by news spread to him by his niece. Apparently, she had been just playing around online when she discovered Downey, Jr's' status. His reaction was of quite an enthusiastic frame of mind.
"He actually looked at the picture. He didn't just share it," he said. "It was probably the publicist who did it, but I'm going to think it was Robert Downey Jr."
Joss Whedon is currently working on the "Avengers: Age of Ultron" where it features the ensemble of the same characters played by different actors wearing similar costumes. It is scheduled to be released come May 1, 2015.