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Incredible Swinging Spider-Man at Avengers Campus Is Actually a Stunt Robot

News Week

While Anthony Mackie and Paul Rudd proved to be a captivating force at the grand opening of the Avengers Campus, the real star of the show was actually a robot.

A host of high-profile figures were in attendance for the unveiling of the attraction at the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday—which proved to be a delight for devoted fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

But it was a Spider-Man "Stuntronics" robot—leaping high into the sky and over buildings in humanlike form before achieving the perfect landing—that truly impressed onlookers.

The new robot acrobat, which can perform such high-flying aerial stunts as single and double backflips in graceful—and, more importantly, safe—form could well be the future of action movies as they alleviate strain on human performers.

So how did the impressive new robots come to be?

Maybe you've guessed that already....Read the full article


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