The directors of Endgame wanted to bring back a surprising dead villain

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There was a time when Thanos’ children were going to return Avengers: Endgame in a much larger role; it is, of course, according to Avengers: Infinity War star Carrie Coon. le Fargo alum says she was invited to play Proxima Midnight in End of Game, although she had to turn down the opportunity due to previous scheduling conflicts. Outside the group of antagonists that appeared in Infinity war, only Ebony Maw had a talk line in End of Game , and if you look closely enough, the entire group appears in the final battle, although the visual effects vendors have taken care of the characters at this point.

“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, ”Coon revealed in a recent episode. of Surf the people’s couch. « [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. ”

When asked if she plans to return to the MCU, the actress reminded fans that no comic book character is truly dead forever. “No one ever dies. It’s very possible that I could have my own Avengers movie afterwards. But I wouldn’t hold your breath, ”she joked.

On the trail of comments Infinity war, Joe Russo mentioned that the early drafts of the film included stories from each member of the Black Order, although everything was eventually dropped due to time constraints.

“There were earlier versions of the script with the Dark Order, in a more stylized version where we did backstories for each of them,” Russo said. “In the end, the movie got too crowded, too hard to follow. In the books there is a story between Proxima and Corvus, that they are married. Only hinted at here in the slightest way by the fact that they are paired up to retrieve a stone and the way it reacts when Corvus gets stabbed by Natasha. ”

Avengers: Endgame is now streaming on Disney +.

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