By Patrick Cavanaugh - May 1, 2019 04:18 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Prior to the release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel fans were attempting to find any clues they could in previous entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to predict the events of the new film. Now that the film is in theaters, it's easier to look back at the MCU to find out exactly how the history of the franchise built to this moment and made this latest film feel like an inevitable payoff. Now that fans have learned of the various characters' fates, directors Joe and Anthony Russo have pointed out the clues they have included in their previous films, drawing connections that may have previously been unseen. WARNING: Spoilers below for Avengers: Endgame The Russos delivered a massive spectacle in Captain America: Civil War, the effectiveness of which helped secure their role in crafting the overall MCU, leading to their contributions in Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame. Civil War marked their … [Read more...] about Iron Man’s Avengers: Endgame Fate Was Set up in Captain America: Civil War
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By Brandon Davis - May 1, 2019 12:50 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Avengers: Endgame tied up many characters' arcs into nice little bows but none more than Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark and his Iron Man persona. It wasn't an easy decision in regards to handling the fate of one of Marvel's biggest and most popular heroes but the film's directors, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, put a careful effort into the character's finale, going as far as clearing it with the actor himself. Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame follow. Major spoilers! The final moments of Avengers: Endgame saw the massive universe of Marvel heroes coming together to thwart Thanos, once and for all. According to Doctor Strange, there was only one scenario where the heroes win. As we now know, this scenario required Tony to acquire the Infinity Stones and erase Thanos and his army from existence but also sacrifice himself in doing so. Anthony Russo and Joe Russo pitched this arc, which began three movies ago … [Read more...] about Avengers: Endgame Directors Had to Pitch Tony’s Story to Robert Downey Jr.
By JK Schmidt - May 1, 2019 09:53 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Throughout the last decade in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans have watched Steve Rogers stand up against bullies of all shapes and sizes as Captain America. Against all odds and after a devastation that wiped out half the galaxy, Cap stood tall against Thanos in Avengers: Endgame. Now actor Chris Evans is opening up about his character's journey and his perseverance after Thanos snapped his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War. Now that the movie is in theaters, Evans is speaking candidly about what Cap has been through and why he's able to keep fighting for what was lost after the world seems to move on. Warning: Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame below. Evans spoke in Avengers: Endgame - The Official Movie Special, offering some key insight into the character's mindset after the Mad Titan won in the previous film. "... [After] Thanos completed his plan and we lost all these people, Steve’s really … [Read more...] about Avengers: Endgame Star Chris Evans Explains How Cap Can Do This All Day
By Megan Peters - May 1, 2019 02:11 pm EDT Share 2 Comments 2 The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a big place, and it is only getting bigger. Thanks to Avengers: Endgame, much of the franchise’s first decade has come to a close, but the film did leave a few tantalizing tidbits behind... and one of them has to do with Sebastian Stan himself. You know, since the actor totally exists as himself in the MCU. Beware! There are mild spoilers for Avengers: Endgame below! You have been warned! As fans will recall, the latest installment of the MCU has lots to do with time travel. Avengers: Endgame follows the heroes who survived Thanos’ snap as they try coping with what happened. Five years after the fact, Scott Lang’s reappearance gives the Avengers hope that time travel could save their world, but Ant-Man makes an interesting comparison. The Avengers begin a full-on discussion about time travel, and Rhodey begins passing shots with Scott. The … [Read more...] about Avengers: Endgame Reveals Sebastian Stan’s Existence in the MCU
By Jamie Jirak - May 2, 2019 10:52 am EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Avengers: Endgame finally hit theaters last week, and the movie’s cast have been extra present on social media in order to promote the Marvel Cinematic Universe flick. One of the most recent posts comes from Mark Ruffalo, who tweeted then and now photos of himself with Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Robert Downey Jr. In both photos, four of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are pointing right at us (swoon!). Then vs. Now #TBT #Avengers 📷: @USAToday pic.twitter.com/aiCmQQw8Ey — Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) May 2, 2019 “Then vs. Now #TBT #Avengers,” Ruffalo wrote. The actor also credited the photos to USA Today. Many fans were quick to comment on the post, clearly loving the throwback. “Love it 3000,” @_jennifer1878 wrote. “Thank you for 11 years of WOW,” @MadJokerHatting added. “Wow Mark, you just look the same,” @tasyabibah pointed … [Read more...] about Mark Ruffalo Shares Then and Now Photos of Avengers: Endgame Cast