the "snap" of Thanos almost only happened in Avengers Endgame

Infinity War’s ending would have been much less shocking.

May 1, 2022 update: TF1 is taking advantage of the cinema release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness to stream two blockbuster MCU events: Avengers: Infinity War this Sunday, then Doctor Strange first of the name on May 8. Here are some revelations about the end of the Russo brothers’ film, to read obviously AFTER having (re) seen Infinity War. Otherwise, read instead our spoiler-free review of the blockbuster.

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News of March 19, 2019: In its new issue, the magazine Empire interviewed the co-writer ofAvengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, Stephen McFeely. And the latter confides that the snap of Thanos’ fingers (the famous “snap”) that made half the universe disappear, might not have appeared at the conclusion ofInfinity War. Then we would have had to wait Avengers: Endgame. ” We had so much to talk about that in the first drafts of the script, we thought maybe we shouldn’t put the snap until the end of Act 1 of Endgame “, he recalls.

Kevin Feige, the boss of Marvel Studios, specifies for his part that the snap of the fingers was the conclusion that he had been considering for a very long time: “ This ending has been talked about for years and years. This was the reason why we wanted to adapt The Infinity Gauntlet. What was the most shocking thing you could do? End the movie with the snap “. A decision that obviously marked the MCU forever, and which had the great merit of leaving spectators waiting for a sequel.

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Avengers: Endgame was therefore released in the spring of 2019, the superheroes were able to take their revenge on Thanos, and as expected, the blockbuster was a hit in the cinema. For more on how these two blockbusters were made, here are more screenwriter reveals shared on the one-year anniversary ofEndgame :

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