Avengers: Infinity War Directors Almost Left Out The Post-Credits Scenes
Though the finer details of Avengers: Infinity War‘s post-credits scene(s) – or lack thereof – are being kept locked away in the Marvel vaults, directors Joe and Anthony Russo admitted that they almost considered not using the MCU trope whatsoever.
During a recent chat with Radio Times (h/t ComicBook.com), the filmmaking duo was asked straight-up about post-credits scenes and, perhaps more importantly, whether they mulled over the possibility of leaving them out entirely due to the fact that the so-far untitled Avengers 4 is right around the corner.
And don’t worry, no spoilers here, particularly after the Russo Brothers issued a public plea asking fans to refrain from spoiling Infinity War for their fellow moviegoers:
Anthony Russo: “It’s hard to comment on that. Again, because we don’t want to speak to the experience too specifically.”
Joe Russo: “It’s certainly something you consider, but it’s like Ant said, we wrote a letter begging the fans not to spoil the movie for each other, so we don’t want to spoil it for them.”
Because let’s face it: this is a franchise that fans have grown attached to over the past 10 years, so it’d be pretty infuriating to have someone ruin the surprise(s) ahead of time.
And when it comes to Infinity War, in particular, Joe Russo is confident that nothing in the MCU comes close to the scale and scope of Avengers 3. Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives…
I don’t think that they’ve seen anything on this level of intensity with these levels of stakes and ramifications in the Marvel Cinematic Universe before. There’s nothing comparable to it. If Marvel Studios has been writing a book for the last 10 years, then these are the final chapters of the book. There’s finality, and there will be endings. And there will be new beginnings. I think rarely, especially in Avengers: Infinity War, do commercial movies go to the place that this film goes to.
On April 27th, Avengers: Infinity War will bring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to their knees in spectacular fashion, and though death is certain, it remains to be seen exactly who will bite the bullet next week.