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Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers INFINITY War Logo
Director: Anthony Russo
Joseph Russo
Writer(s): Christopher Markus
Stephen McFeely
Expected Release: May 4, 2018
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Avengers: Infinity War is the third Avengers film in development at Marvel Studios. It will be part of Phase 3.

Plot

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Cast

Continuity and references to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Production

Since their early films, Marvel Studios has been planting the seeds for Infinity War by introducing the Infinity Stones, immensely powerful objects that if held together can grant its holder near omnipotence, as mcguffins: the Tesseract / Space Stone in Captain America: The First Avenger, Loki's Scepter in The Avengers, the Aether in Thor: The Dark World, and The Orb / Power Stone in Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, the Infinity Gauntlet, the glove designed to house the stones, is briefly seen in Thor. Thanos, the villain who in the comics covets the stones, was initially believed by many fans to be the antagonist of the second Avengers film after making a brief appearance in the first. However, Joss Whedon, the writer and director of the first two films, explained that "Thanos is more powerful. He is so powerful, he is not someone you can just try to out punch. Like in the comics, you want him to be threading through the universe and to save the big finale for the big finale."

In June 2013, Robert Downey, Jr., who played Tony Stark / Iron Man, signed on to Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as a third Avengers film.[1] The following May, Josh Brolin, signed a multi-film deal including both parts of Infinity War to play Thanos.[2]

In September 2014, Jeremy Renner confirmed he was contracted for The Avengers 3.[3] In October 2014, Marvel announced a two-part sequel to Age of Ultron, titled Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled to be released on May 4, 2018, with Part 2 scheduled for May 3, 2019.[4] Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 are scheduled to being filming back to back in 2016.[5] Following the November 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures' computers, it was revealed that Anthony and Joe Russo, directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War, would direct both Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Part 2.[6]

In March 2015, Joe and Anthony Russo were confirmed as directors of the film and Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are expected to pen the screenplay.[7][8] In April 2015, Markus and McFeely were confirmed to write the screenplay.[9] Also in the month, Feige said the films would be two, distinct films: "because they [have] such shared elements, it felt appropriate... to [subtitle the films] like that. But I wouldn’t call it one story that's cut in half. I would say it's going to be two distinct movies."[10] While promoting Age of Ultron Chris Hemsworth revealed that he and Chris Evans both had three films left on their contracts, which consisted of both parts of Infinity War as well as the third films of their respective franchises.[11] Filming on both films will be for 9 months.[12]

In June 2015, it was revealed that casting was now underway in Los Angeles.[13]

In February 2016, Stellan Skarsgård stated he may appear in Infinity War and confirmed he won't be appearing in Thor: Ragnarok.[14]

In April 2016, Joe and Anthony Russo confirmed that Chris Hemsworth's Thor will be in the film and teased the involvement of Chris Pratt's Peter Quill/Star-Lord while Samuel L. Jackson stated he believes he'll reprise his role as Nick Fury in both parts of Infinity War.[15][16] Later in the month, Jon Favreau revealed that he will executive produce the film and Joe Russo confirmed that Elizabeth Olsen will return as Scarlet Witch.[17][18]

In May 2016, Joe Russo revealed that Avengers: Infinity War, Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War, Part 2 will be retitled.[19]

In July 2016, it was confirmed that Part II would no longer be called Infinity War and Part I would take the title of Avengers: Infinity War only with Chris Pratt confirmed to appear in the film as Peter Quill/Star-Lord.[20]

In August 2016, it was confirmed that Sebastian Stan will reprise his role as James Barnes/Winter Soldier in the film.[21] Also in August, Vin Diesel confirmed that the Guardians of the Galaxy will appear in the film.[22]

In September 2016, Benedict Cumberbatch confirmed he will reprise his role as Doctor Strange as well as confirming that Paul Bettany will appear as The Vision.[23]

It will film under the working title "Mary Lou".

Filming

The film is scheduled to begin shooting back-to-back for 9 months with Avengers 4 in 2016.[24][25] Principal Photography is slated to begin in January 2017.

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References

  1. Robert Downey Jr. To Return As Marvel's Iron Man
  2. Josh Brolin Joins Marvel's 'Avengers' Sequels as Villain Thanos
  3. Jeremy Renner Signed On For ‘The Avengers 3′ & ‘Hawkeye’ Spinoff
  4. Marvel Announces Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Inhumans, Avengers: Infinity War Films, Cap & Thor 3 Subtitles
  5. The return of the star Avengers - to Blighty
  6. It's Official: Joss Whedon out, Russo Brothers in to Direct Avengers: Infinity War!
  7. Russo Brothers to Direct 'Avengers: Infinity War' Parts 1 and 2
  8. Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ to Be Directed By Joe, Anthony Russo
  9. Markus & McFeely Will Write INFINITY WAR
  10. Marvel’s Movie Future: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Through… Phase 4?
  11. Chris Hemsworth Confirms He's In Both AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR PART 1 & 2
  12. AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR to Start Shooting in Late 2016; Will Film for 9 Months
  13. MOVIES: Avengers: Infinity War Part I - News Roundup
  14. Stellan Skarsgård is in Avengers: Infinity War, but not Thor 3
  15. Russo Brothers Confirm Star-Lord And Thor In Avengers: Infinity War
  16. Samuel L. Jackson On When Nick Fury Will Return To The Marvel Movies
  17. The JUNGLR BOOK director Jon Favreau Is Going Back To Marvel
  18. Scarlet Witch Confirmed For Avengers: Infinity War
  19. Russo Brothers Confirm: ‘Avengers: Infinity War 1 And 2’ Will Be Retitled
  20. Marvel’s ‘Avengers 3’ Gets Official Title With Temp Name Hung On ‘Avengers 4’
  21. 'Captain America' Actor Sebastian Stan to Star in Thriller 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' (Exclusive)
  22. Vin Diesel says Guardians of the Galaxy will appear in Avengers: Infinity War
  23. BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH has revealed that he is set to play Doctor Strange in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War with Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth.
  24. Russo Brothers to Direct Both ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Movies
  25. AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR to Start Shooting in Late 2016; Will Film for 9 Months
  26. ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer: A Culmination of Everything That Has Come Before
  27. Marvel's The Avengers Head Into an Infinity War
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Phase 1 Iron Man | The Incredible Hulk | Iron Man 2 | Thor | Captain America: The First Avenger | The Avengers
Phase 2 Iron Man 3 | Thor: The Dark World | Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Guardians of the Galaxy
Avengers: Age of Ultron | Ant-Man
Phase 3 Captain America: Civil War | Doctor Strange | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Spider-Man: Homecoming
Thor: Ragnarok | Black Panther | Avengers: Infinity War | Captain Marvel | Avengers 4
One-Shots The Consultant | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer | Item 47 | Agent Carter
All Hail the King
TV Shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. | Agent Carter
Netflix Series Daredevil | Jessica Jones | Luke Cage | Iron Fist | The Defenders | The Punisher
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