Johansson shared her initial reaction to the news, saying that she was upset when she learned of the incident while filming Project Artemis in Atlanta.
She recounted the moment on the Avengers text chain, where the original six Avengers, including Renner, had communicated with each other.
Johansson and her fellow cast members were amazed by Renner’s heroic efforts to save his nephew’s car, calling it “real superhero stuff.”
Emotional Reunion with Renner
Johansson and Chris Evans paid a visit to Renner during his extensive recovery after the accident.
Johansson recalled her emotional reunion with Renner, describing her elation at seeing him alive and thriving despite his injuries.
Johansson was overjoyed to see Renner in such an amazing mental state, which she attributed to his spiritual and soulful nature.
She noted that Renner has a depth to him that comes through in his work, and she was happy to see that he was full of life and light.
Johansson and Renner shared many laughs during their reunion, and she remarked that Renner was hilarious.
Renner’s Recovery Progress
Since the accident, Renner has been updating fans on his health and recovery progress.
Despite suffering injuries to his torso, extremities, face, and head, he has made significant strides in his recovery.
Renner has been working with a physical therapist who created a video compilation showing how much progress he has made since the accident.
Recently, Renner posted a video of himself performing exercises, jokingly referring to taking his “new” body for a test drive, even though he has a broken tibia.
Renner’s Inspiring Attitude
Renner’s positive and inspiring attitude has been a significant factor in his recovery.
Evans remarked that Renner had taken something that could have been potentially tragic and turned it into something inspiring.
Renner’s determination and commitment to his recovery have been a source of inspiration for many fans.
In April, he walked his first red carpet event for his Disney+ show Rennervations, signaling his continued progress on the road to recovery.
Details of the Accident
Renner’s accident occurred on January 1 when he was attempting to tow his nephew’s truck out of the snow.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office reported that Renner “was pulled under the Pistenbully, and the track rolled over him,” causing injuries to his torso, extremities, face, and head.
Despite the severity of his injuries, Renner has been focused on his recovery and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the process.