Avengers directors wanted dead character back for Endgame

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Avengers: Infinity War may have killed Carrie Coon’s character Proxima Midnight, but that didn’t stop directors Joe and Anthony Russo from inviting the actress to return for End of Game.

Aiding Josh Brolin’s Thanos in his pursuit to find the Infinity Stones, Coon’s Proxima Midnight was dramatically killed by Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) as she used her floating hand magic to throw it into a huge wheel spiked.

Regardless, the actress was called back by the Russo Brothers to be a part of the fourth and final episode of The Avengers, because as she puts it, “No one ever dies. [in the MCU]. However, she had to turn down this opportunity due to a scheduling conflict.

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“I had a voiceover audition; it was not specified what the project was. They were very secretive about it, but I was given some of the lines that ended up in the movie, ”she revealed in an episode of PeopleTVCouch Surfing.

« [The Russos] were excited about the possibility of me materializing the character too, and they invited me to come to Atlanta. I was pregnant and doing a play at the time, so I flew out and was on set with them for about 12 hours. ”

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In the end, Proxima did not receive any lines End of Game, but thanks to the film’s time plot, the character was able to make an appearance, albeit a distant one with a considerable amount of shadows needed.

“No one ever dies. It is very possible that I could have mine Avengers next movie, “Coon joked. But I wouldn’t hold your breath. ”

Avengers: Endgame is out now DVD, Blu Ray, 3D, 4K and digital download, and is available at Disney +.


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