At the end ofcredits promised "Thanos will return." But while Josh Brolin's purple-toned, giant villain comes back in April Avengers: Endgame, who else wants it? If you've seen Infinity War ( ), you know it's a bit of a mystery. And a three-hour mystery by director Joe and Anthony Russo – then take your bathroom break before taking you.
Here comes the destroyers!
In his quest to balance the universe, Thanos acquired all the infinite signs and zapped half the population of the universe, just as he threatened. Many of Marvel's great heroes were among the missing half of the population who were just kind of … turned into piles of sand which then blew away.
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Sonow has a big situation: No way are all the money that makes Marvel Heroes go too well. But some of them probably have to bite the dust for quite dramatic reasons (and since some actors have [publicly spoken about] to move on ). We have to wait to see exactly who is taking early retirement, but for now we can summarize what we know.
What's it called?
There was a lot of speculation about what the film would be called – for a long time it was simply known as Avengers 4, and many feared that the real title would be a giant, gut-wrenching spoiler. Endgame was mentioned early in the rumor, partly becauseuntrue says Tony Stark, "We are in the end game now."
The term actually comes from the chess world, referring to the scene in the game where very few bits remain, making fine allegorical meaning. In Infinity War, Thanos and Avengers were matched in a giant game of chess, and then Thanos pulled out what seems to be a checkmate.
But the game may not be over. Doctor Strange himself made a devastating victim, handing over the gemstone to Thanos, just as chess players can strategically sacrifice a piece to build on a possible victory. Now we are waiting for exactly how the playoffs will play out, and what victims will continue to do.
When will Avengers: Endgame come out?
Officially, Avengers 4 are scheduled for a April 26 release in the US, April 25 in the UK and April 24 in Australia.
Do you need a super-specific countdown? Marvelin November 2018, if you just want to sit there and look at it, check down to the release date.
The film is backed bybeginning in August 2017 and with main photography ending in January 2018. Filming was done in the Atlanta area. According to Scottish newspaper The Daily Record, several scenes were filmed in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland, in July 2018.
In February 2019, directors confirmedit is still in three hours, but it can change. It would make it the longest movie in MCU – Avengers: Infinity War was 2 hours and 40 minutes long.
The movie is the fourth in a series, so if you want to watch all three previous Avengers movies, check out 2012 Avengers, 2015and 2018s . Ready with that? There are plenty of other Marvel movies to watch to enjoy the various hero's backstories. Here is to view them.
]came out in December after an outrageous wait. It's pretty depressing.
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Tony Stark / Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) floats in space and speaks in a recording for girlfriend Pepper Potts about how he is likely to die in the morning. The other Avengers show that the heroes and friends they have lost, and some heroes who were not in the Infinity War show up, namely Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) in their Ronin armor and Ant-Man (Paul Rudd).
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And on the Super Bowl Sunday, aappeared. It flashed through the various lost heroes and shows how the survivors manage. Cap goes to a support group, Iron Man and Nebula are working on armor, and Black Widow is practicing at the gun. If anyone suspected that Avengers would just give up their lost friends and continue, it's their wake-up call.
That's how long?
Yes, in February 2019, the directors say that Endgame is running. Now, the edits are not finished, but realistically, how much will they be able to shave at this time?
"We have screened the film four times for the audience now," said Anthony Russo to Collider. "For the first three cuts, not one person came to the bathroom."
There is at least one rumor that the film can even use a break, an old film break that we can hardly see anymore. Hey, it's better than blowing your bladder while trying to stay in your place after renaming one of these Icees movie sizes.
What we know about the act
Well,comes back – the credits promised. He seemed quite pleased with his balancing of the universe, most recently seen dormant at a nipa hut (the scene was shot at Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines), so it seems that the remaining Avengers have to take the fight against him.
Some think we can look at the comic book version of this story for how things can work, but there are always discrepancies between the series and the movies, so don't expect an exact copy. Still, if things fall that way, expect great roles for Nebula (Karen Gillan) and Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). Remember, oddly making an odd decision in Infinity War, handing over the timestamp he said he would always protect. Is it because it was necessary for the scenario where he saw our heroes win? He probably has the best idea of what is going on.
It is certainly a movie that plays a role. In an Instagram Q&A on November 8,whether the stakes would be higher in Avengers 4 than in previous films. "Absolutely 100 percent the highest of any of the films so far, no doubt," he said.
Remember to stay in your places after Infinity War stopped seeing the scene after credit? Webut it looks like Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) successfully sent a message to Captain Marvel, based on the symbol shown on what looks like Fury's pager. that will come in March 2019, and since it is only a month or two before Avengers 4, there are expected to be some plot points.
About Mark Ruffalo, who plays Bruce Banner / Hulk, has something to say about it, his character's two sides will somehow fight against each other. At Marvelist's podcast in September 2018, he said: "I always thought it would be good to see them in some form of subspace where they could fight it out with Banners' brains as a kind of superpower of their own, as a weapon of arms or psi weapons against Hulk's broken strength . "
And some fans speculate that Avengers 4 will have to deal with Infinity Gauntlet and possibly send the heroes traveling through time, with Thanos as possible performing their deadly" snap "over and over again with different results.
Who's dead to stay?
- Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan)
- Drax (Dave Bautista)
- Big (Vin Diesel)
- ] Mantis (Pom Klementieff)
- Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen)
- Spider-Man (Tom Holland)
- Peter Quill (Chris Pratt)
- Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)
- Black Panther Bosman)
- Falcon (Anthony Mackie)
Remaining to fight another day (as far as we know – we didn't see these heroes disappear) are:
- Captain America (Chris Evans)
- Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.)
- Thor (Chris Hemsworth)
- Hulk (Mark Ruffalo)
- Baku (Winston Duke)
- Okoye (Danai Gurira)
- Rocket 19659047] War Machine (Don Cheadle)
- Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson)
- Nebula (Karen Gillan)
Some of the lost heroes come true different to return, at least for a while. Wonder would not soon keep them all dead than letting an internal one hundred dollars in a paper shredder – too much money to lose.
Some we know will be back –and has planned additional films, so T & # 39; Challa and Star-Lord do not go anywhere, but not all wakandans and guardians can do it through. Dave Bautista, who plays the Guardian Drax Destroyer, told Den of Geek he is returning for both Avengers: Endgame and the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, though he confirmed that he does not know how Drax will return. (So technically he could still die and be seen in flashback.) And he confirmed it again in September 2018 on the British TV show Good Morning, Britain, and said he felt a little obliged to share, but that "no one told me not to say anything. "The future may not be so bright for the three big ones – Captain America, Iron Man and Thor. Chris Evans has said he and Downey and Hemsworth have also hinted at it. But we will not know until we know, and besides Marvel is famous for restarting characters who have died / been frozen / hung up the uniform.
Many fans saw a possible spoiler on October 4 when Chris Evans, who plays Captain America, tweeted that he had finished his work on the film and continued to say that this role over the past eight years has been an honor. It certainly knew for many fans that Cap had breathed his last, at least in this film round, and at least with Evans who played him.
"In other words, Cap's dead" wrote a fan altogether. Answered another, "No, he will just marry Sharon Carter and move to a farm upstairs with Old Yeller. Right?"
As Infinity War Watchers know, some characters – or seemed to be dead – killed before Thanos did his thing. Heimdall (Idris Elba), Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Vision (Paul Bettany) are on a different level than the others, but death does not always mean forever in Marvel land.
Actor Benicio del Toro, who plays The Collector, told Cinema Blend, his character is still alive, but it is unclear if he is kidding. But he later seemed to confirm this belief in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
And some signs are someone's guess. We did not see the fate of Shuri (Letitia Wright), M & # 39; Baku (Winston Duke) and Wong (Benedict Wong).
Hawkeye, who was not seen in Infinity War, returns to Avengers: Endgame. Jeremy Renner published a photo in early September explaining that it is "good to be back !!!" and then followed up with another with a set of Avengers-related hashtags. At least one fan theory suggests that the Hawkeye family, or part of it, disappeared during the great Thanos snap, and the archer is outlawed.
Even for almost a year, there have been rumors that Hawkeye is taking on another super-identity, that of masked ninja Ronin, one of Hawkey's comic book identities. The trailer seems to confirm this, as Hawkeye looks to wear Ronin's armor.
And remember what we said about Gamor's death is different from those affected by the snap? It doesn't mean she's gone for good. A Reddit user is an exciting theory of Gamora's spirit captured in Soul Stone, a plot that has roots in the series. In this theory she would not be liberated in Avengers: Endgame, but in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, which, as we all know,. This theory has bones – it would create a huge task for GOTG3, as Star-Lord and crew would certainly fight the last breath to get their team members back.
Leaked pictures from the reshoots came out in September 2018, and lent more credibility to the idea that time travel will play a major role in the plot. (Note: Captain Americas clean shaved look, and Black Widow, peeking out of a dinner, seems to have the red hair she played in previous Avengers movies.) And, hello, there's Paul "Ant-Man" Rudd!
John Slattery, who played Tony Starks father Howard in Iron Man 2 and Captain America: The Civil War reportedly has a role in the film. Howard Stark was killed by the winter soldier in a disturbing scene that appeared in the 2016 Civil War. While he could be seen in flashback or simply one of Tony Stark's memories, time travel might play a role in getting him back as well.
And let's talk about Valkyrie, the Asgardian hero played by Tessa Thompson. At the end of September 2018, a fan on Twitter asked Thompson if her character was shattered in the trap, and she replied, "No, she's in one piece and THRIVING."
And some online sleuthing by The Wrap seemed to track Thompson traveling from London to Atlanta on the same private jet as Chris Hemsworth (Thor). Nothing is guaranteed, but this kind of photo evidence would make it seem like Valkyrie has a decent size to play in Avengers 4.
October 24, a photo of Gwyneth Paltrow, who plays Tony Stark's love interest, Pepper Potts, posted to Instagram by Uncanny Comic Quest podcast.
It is completely unofficial and unconfirmed, but it seems like showing Paltrow in what looks like his own personal version of an Iron Man suit posing in front of a green screen. "Let Tony die and pepper take revenge on Thanos?! Let us know in the comments below," the post reads.
Where does this cost come from? Insider points out that the suit looks like a Stark builds for Potts in the series, one that she wears during the hero aka Rescue. It's not the first time the costume has emerged recently. One week before this photo was shared, a photo showing toys from Avengers 4 was also a similar armor dress.
It's yet another juicy reputation for fans to chew on as the long wait for Avengers: Endgame continues.
In October. 26, The Wrap reported that Katherine Langford, who played as Hannah in Netflix 13 reasons, has played scenes for a role in Avengers: Endgame. Langford was nominated for a Golden Globe for his part in the Netflix series. There is no word on who to play.
Fans have theories
With a year between films, fans have plenty of time to think about what should happen. Here are some ideas, something more serious than others:
Meet the cast (we believe)
With death it will not be likely to say goodbye, here is who you can expect to see in the next movie.
This part was originally published on April 30, 2018 and updated as news about the follow-up rolls in
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