He's joined by similarly capable Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne.
Men and women gathered in the same cinema to watch it.
A woman proudly tweeted that she locked eyes with him "mid-squat".
The star of Iron Man also called Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok his favourite Marvel movie.
Two decades before Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi starred in a low-budget Kiwi film that's become a classic.
A case perhaps of traditional storytelling not gelling with a more sophisticated expectation.
"It's really beautiful and assuring that we're on the right thing," festival director Jemima Robinson said.
But he's confident his new movie based on a video game is good.
Instead of getting angry at Taika, listen to what he's trying to say, writes Kanoa Lloyd.
The Donald Trump references are removed and the intensity is ramped way up.
Woody and Buzz will finally return to cinemas after nearly nine years.
"We'd have to change the name from Jones to Joan... nothing wrong with that."
The show will reportedly have a US$1 billion budget.
A joke rivalry between the WWE beefcakes has gotten raunchy.
The Marvel blockbuster continues to break records and now it's making history.