AVENGERS: ENDGAME — PRODUCTION NOTES
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No movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe was by the fans and spectators expected with more excitement than AVENGERS: ENDGAME. It’s the 22nd movie, which the Marvel Studios bring to the cinemas. And it is the absolute pinnacle and Completing a story that was last published in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, the most successful film of the year 2018; in a devastating disaster.
The AVENGERS franchise has mastered an unprecedented journey on the screen and in the 11 years since joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe stations laid out, which span several galaxies. In the latest adventure from this Universe is at stake more than ever before: it comes to the most dumb Showdown between the Avengers and Thanos, the most powerful and most dangerous base weight of the universe. The history of AVENGERS:ENDGAME continues after the awful defeat of the Avengers em after Thanos, finally in possession of all infinity stones he desires, the whole Humanity had forced on its twisted and dumb Willen. this According to Thanos, he purposely erased half of the earth’s sustenance, including also many members of the Avengers team. After this unprecedented bursting The survivors Avengers see themselves with their greaten challengefaced. They measure the old resolution, the struggle againand find a way to destroy Thanos foreverbeat.
No superhero movie has fans and viewers so far more feigned as AVENGERS: ENDGAME. In this spectacular Superhero Summit Meetings are Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Don Cheadle as War Machine, Karen GiIlan asNebula, Danai Gurira as Okoye and Bradley Cooper as Rocket.
In addition, Gwyneth Paltrow returns as Pepper Potts, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Benedict Wong as Wong and Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie on the Canvas back. And sometimes Josh Brolin is back in the game as well represents again the unscrupulous and mean Btisewicht Thanos
Directed by AVENGERS: ENDGAME honor Emmy award winners Anthony, and Joe Russo. The script was written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Producer of the film is Kevin Feige, under the auspices of the producer Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Trinh Tran, Jon Favreau, JamesGunn and Stan Lee. Approached the creative team of Anthony and Joe Russo Cinematographer Trent Opaloch (AVENGES: INFINITY WAR, THE FIRST AVENGER:CIVIL WAR), production designer Charles Wood (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR,MATRIX), the cutter Jeffrey Ford (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, THE FIRSTAVENGER: CIVIL WAR) and Matthew Schmidt (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER) as well as the three Oscar nomineesCostume designer Judianna Makovsky (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, THE FIRSTAVENGER: CIVIL WAR). Visual effects are used for the visual effectsSupervisor Dan DeLeeuw (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAS, THE FIRST AVENGER:CIVIL WAR) and his colleague Dan Sudick (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, BLACKPANTHER), who has already been nominated nine times for the Oscar®has been. The creative team of the Russo brothers completes stunt coordinator MoniqueGanderton (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, ATOMIC BLONDE).
AVENGERS: ENDGAME is based on the Marvel comics that first conquered the comic book world in 1963, and continues the series of epic comic adventures that have thrilled fans since IRON MAN (“Iron Man”, 2008). This entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been followed so far by THE UNGLAUBLICHE HULK (“The Incredible Hulk”, 2008), IRON MAN 2 (Iron Man 2), 2010), THOR (“Thor”, 2011), CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (“Captain America: The First Avenger”, 2012), MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS (” Marvel’s The Avengers”, 2012), IRON MAN 3 (“Iron Man 3”, 2013), THOR – THE DARK KINGDOM (“Thor: The Dark World”, 2013), THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, 2014), GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (“Guardians of the Galaxy”, 2014), AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”, 2015), ANT-MAN (“Ant-Man”, 2015), THE FIRST AVENGER: CIVIL WAR (“Captain America: Civil War”, 2016), DOCTOR STRANGE (“Doctor Strange”, 2016), GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (“Spider- Man: Homecoming”, 2017), THOR: DAY OF THE DECISION (“Thor: Ragnarok”, 2017), BLACK PANTHER (“Black Panther”, 2018), ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (Ant-Man and the Wasp), 2018) and AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR.
THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE: A SUCCESS STORY BRICHT ALL REKORD
The entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe began eleven years ago with IRON MAN, which opened in American cinemas on May 2, 2008. The film developed a real blockbuster worldwide, enthusiastic fans and the press alike. For years, IRON MAN was the foundation on which Marvel Studios empire was Built. This empire has been the subject of some of the most successful films of all time
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In the 11 years that have passed since the screen debut of IRON MAN, the Marvel Studios released six films, the world’s top one billion each Dollars have recorded. Together, the now 21 event films by Marvel Spilled ’19 billion at the box office. In addition, the films were found
from the Marvel Cinematic Universe Over the years also the approval many critics and industry professionals. The preliminary highlights are Oscar® nominations Mr AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR and, above all, BLACK PANTHER. Letterer’s world hit was the first superhero movie to ever head in the “Best Film” category was nominated and received three Oscars® – in the categories “Costume”, “Production Design” and “Film Music.
At the end of April 2018, AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR for em n global quake Box office. The film grossed 620 million worldwide on its opening weekend alone dollar emn, breaking all existing records. AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR enthusiastic press and viewers alike mailed and put many more Records on. That’s how AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR was the most successful superhero Movie and with a grossing of 2.048 billion dollars also the Fourth most successful movie ever. In addition, the film prepared the fans with one Post-credit scene credits on CAPTAIN MARVEL before, on the first of a Super heroin born franchise in Marvel Cinematic Universe. CAPTAIN MARVEL conquered # 1 on the charts worldwide, played 455 on the start weekend Millions of dollars em in and reached today’s worldwide box office record of 1.037Billion dollars .
In February 2018, BLACK PANTHER developed into an imposing one Pop culture phenomenon as well as a veritable blockbuster. With 202 million Dollars at the American box office the film scored on the opening weekend fifth best result of old times. BLACK PANTHER has 1.34 worldwide Billions of dollars spent.
According to Louis D’Esposito, executive producer of many Marvel films and co-president The Marvel Studios explains the continued success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe partly from its adaptability to the Changes in the cultural zeitgeist. Another reason are the stories and Figures that form the foundation of these films and the diversity and inclusive Reflect the nature of our real world.”
We at Marvel have always tried to show characters in our films with which the normal viewer can identify with, “analyzes LouisD’Esposito. “In addition, we also have strong female characters in our films Black Widow starred in IRON MAN 2nd, ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter'(‘Agent Carter’) was our first superhero series worn by a woman has been. In ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, the female presence already manifests itself in the Title. And the overwhelming success of CAPTAIN MARVEL has now once and for all The misconception refutes that superhero films with female protagonists commercially less successful. “
“If we have interesting stories with women and men of all kinds Origin and upper all skin colors and religions can tell, then will we do that? “continues Louis D’Esposito.” Our World is characterized by diversity. We try to bring movies to the screen who show society the way it is in real life. Such movies the audience just like to see. We have that not least with BLACKPANTHER proved. Breaking existing barriers gives us a lot Satisfaction. For us there is no upper limit, we have this barrier Upper wounds. We’re excited about it, superheroes in the future show and explore a wide variety of origins. In AVENGERS:INFINITY WAR and AVENGERS: ENDGAME, viewers really canSee the diversity of the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For every spectator is There is something in these films, and everything is here in a way with each other connected, which looks authentic and real. “
“As with all Marvel Studios projects, the comics deliver the dramaturgical Guideline, “adds Kevin Feige.” There is a reason for that Marvel Publishing House celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. Because the Stories in the comics develop welter and change. And with you the characters in these stories – and in a masterly way and for decades.”
Producer Kevin Feige sums up what has been his since Start of work at Marvel in 2000 in the creative supervision Ciber Unfolding the Marvel Cinematic Universe that has brought great joy: “For meIt was and is a dream job. It seems to me that there is only a short span of time passed and not already 20 years. Because it was so grumpy, this one Bringing characters to life on screen with Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby and all the other draftsmen and authors who create these characters have to cater creatively. “
“Ultimately, everything depends on the people, on the team that we have here Marvel, to the actors, filmmakers and crewmembers. These Cooperation brings us the greatest joy. Bring movies of this order of the grail there is a certain amount of pressure, that’s the question. But in the end it comes that we can work together with grumpy people here, that we all have the common goal, the spectators something unique and To offer something special and their expectations to excel. “
DIRECTORS PROVIDE THE DIRECTION
Anthony and Joe Russo are among the most successful and respected Directors of the past decade. Stage with AVENGERS: ENDGAME t he bred her fourth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and her second in the AVENGERS franchise. THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER, the first film, The Russos brought to the screen for the Marvel Studios was more creative Milestone and turning point in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the guise of one Polite thriller and plump with emotionally intense
on sequences, defined the Film the character of Steve Rogers new. To the delight of critics and fans, THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER the franchise into the world of today andC hanged forever the creative direction and the narrative tone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
With THE FIRST AVENGER: CIVIL WAR and AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR brokethe filmmakers commercially set many records and at the same time inspired the critics.When it comes to veritable blockbusters, their stories and charactersworn and driven, the Russo brothers are the ultimate. YourFilms are characterized by deeply grounded and multi-layered figures – an enthralling oneMixture of heart, emotion, humor and overwhelming action sequences. There areEpic-format films that keep viewers on their toes.”Anthony and Joe Russo are real visionaries,” enthuses producer Kevin Feige.”They are courageous filmmakers with impeccable taste. They do not carefrom breaking existing boundaries, causing viewers of such filmsactually expect. You could see that in THE FIRST AVENGER: CIVIL WAR,also in THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER and certainly inAVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. And now they are delivering with AVENGERS: ENDGAMEAbsolute masterpiece from, I am Oberzeugt. “
“As storytellers, they are true artists,” says Feige continued. “They know exactly how they experience viewer expectations at the same time and can infiltrate and increasingly take on higher risks. they had the creative foresight and vision, the heroes in INFINITY WAR were so devastating failing to think and talk about it all over the world.It was a global cultural event. “
“I have had the privilege since THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER with Joe and Anthony and was also on board at CIVIL WAR, “looks back at the executive producer Trinh Tran. “The two were there for born to stage these two AVENGERS films because they love them Figures, they know by heart. They do their job with so much more Passion, they love the Marvel Cinematic Universe with all their heart – and you can see that on the screen too. ENDGAME is the most elaborate and greigte Film the Marvel Studios ever produced, it’s a supernatural epic. And not withstanding this huge numbered format, the Russo brothers have these characters really understood to the core, have the film with emotions, heart, Humor and masterly pervasive competence permeated. In their field they are simply the best. They are extremely talented and understand each other masterfully putting all these figures and storylines into one story integrate that looks like a one-stop shop.
“For the actors, the cooperation with the Russo brothers was a very positive, creative coexistence experience. “Anthony and Joe Russo are die-hard movie lovers, know so much about movies and movie history “,Chris Evans is thrilled. “Her staging style is narrow with this knowledge because as they refer to aspects in other films, I still have seen with no other director. You immediately understand what they are in a scenetry to mediate. Beyond that, they are very agreeable and likeable. Their attitude and way of doing create one on the set certain ease. This gives everyone the feeling of being on a set is really desirable for creative cooperation. “
“They are so committed to these characters,” Karen GilIan adds Nebula depicts – a character who takes her to Marvel in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Cinematic Universe introduced. “I can not understand Chief, like the two mentally (* kerblick on the dramaturgical developments of so many characters can keep. In developing the story, they are for every creative Contribution of others open. They bring themselves into this work with great readiness ,because they are those moments in which the characters show facets of their personality ,love and care. And of those moments there are many in this movie, well the Give Russos enough creative freedom and invest time accordingly, to develop them together with the actors. “
For the highly acclaimed directors was the collaboration with producer Kevin Fig an invaluable valuable experience. “Kevin is brilliant,” Joe says Frusso. “He is a prolific producer and em creative rebel by pure willpower that has reinvented storytelling – with worldwide Effects. Every atom in the production of the most successful film series of all He co-developed times, co-designed and supervised. With AVENGERS: ENDGAME He brings the first phase of his critically acclaimed dramaturgical experiment, the Over a period of more than 10 years, to the conclusion. “
INFINITY WAS: THE BEGINNING OF THE END
Viewers around the world reacted enthusiastically to the peak of a decade Process of creative filmmaking. The result was that worldwide most successful start weekend of all time, the AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR FOR could book. All box office records that broke this movie were for Screenwriter Stephen McFeely received a great deal of recognition for the many years of hard work Work he had done in developing the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
That was one of the highlights of my career and a great triumph,” resOrniert McFeely. “For a minute, before ROhrung, I was speechless and very emotional, then I danced around in my bedroom. On this [start] weekend went We went to different cinemas and watched the movie with a normal one Audience. I was so euphoric when I heard when leaving the cinema, like the People quoted dialogues from the movie. It was also a very surreal one Experience when the movie became part of pop culture zeitgeist and Oberall Ober demand his ending was spoken.
“And if we already talk about this end..
With the end of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, the Russo-brothers went out of their way unconventional ways. They created a final moment, the Overall for talked about. The reasons for this are explained by the executive producer Louis D’Esposito: “How often does it happen in this genre that the Bosewicht does that is a resounding triumph, which, at the end of the day, took the half of all involved Superheroes and creatures in the universe cost a living? We were the nun settled and thought that the audience would be indignant over it. The Whole was associated with a great pros and cons, because some spectators hated this end and loved it at the same time. However one responded, There was one common denominator: every spectator was real emotionally berated. Here we have a completely new way of telling things taken. The Bosewicht triumphs. The Gentiles are losing. And how are you now welter? “
“At the premiere of INFINITY WAR, someone told me a story of one Companion tells, who burst into tears at the end of the film, “Kevin Feige looks zurCick. “And first of all, this person wondered, ‘Why are you kidding me like that? ‘Embarrassment?’ But then the person saw each other and realized that everybody was crying .I’m a movie fan myself, so from my own experience that one, ifyou are really emotionally involved, it is well to guess who, so in one History to be involved. I also have stories upper Spectators get their children or friends who are very horny Upper this end had to point out that already another film with the Avengers had been announced. The whole film series was an adventurous one Development trip for our fans and every movie lover. The reaction to this The end was a testimony to this, as well as emotionally connected viewers mean while these figures were. There can not be a bigger compliment. “
The decision to choose which characters should die was not easy task for the filmmakers, such as the executive producer Trinh Tran explained. “It was clear to us that we had to be very careful about who in the end should be deleted. We went very conscientiously with each individual figure in front. It was also a scary and unpleasant process for us, somehow we had accompanied these characters over several films. This Film is the first Marvel production to end with the triumph of Boseweight.To take this creative leap and make something new was very exciting. It is a bittersweet and overwhelming development. On the one hand ar eour pagans were defeated for the first time, on the other hand it was a complete one dramaturgical turn that nobody saw coming. The spectators were upset, but at the same time they also accepted and rejoiced over that we took this risk. “
As the performers at the premiere of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAS the movie for. For the first time, they were completely thrilled. And that prepared finally also the way kw the current movie. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe has so far there has been no film that the audience was so fond of. “The last eight minutes of INFINITY WAR are perhaps the best in history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ” analyzes Robert Downey Jr.” It just so happens great fun, every figure in the different levels of action to be able to observe. I was just thrilled. “
“I was remanded by the film’s cultural power,” recalls Mark Ruffalo. “I have him in a post-industrial town in the heart of Connecticut – with my son and some of his friends. And never I have experienced such a reaction as after this movie. The people were screaming and howled. A boy took off his T-shirt and hopped around in his cinema chair shouted, ‘So crap.’ The people discussed the end and what it did meant. People cried. That was a profound experience. In my view After that, it was just grudging to be involved in a movie like this one .Because how often can you be involved in something that has such an effect on the Fans has? “
Scarlett Johansson emphasizes that this finale was similarly dramatic on set -for her and the other actors. “The feeling of devastating destruction in the Cinema was to feel, you were already spotted during the shoot on the set. In my opinion This also explains this emotional effect. On the screen you feel that dramatic weight and the importance of this moment. That does not just affect the Action, but also the meaning of this chapter in all our lives, that similarly culminating in the movie. “
For director Anthony Russo was this end of an extreme risk but it should pay off: “We all realized that this was ours Stark risk in this movie and it was a difficult end. We wanted us continue to be the upper hand and the figures dramaturgically at development points Feels that the audience could not foresee. And we knew that Make some courageous decisions and jump into history with the story Uncertainties had to dare. We were not sure if the spectators were all that too to process properly. Luckily, the audience recognized that dramaturgical value and the meaning of this end – just as we originally thought had hoped. On the one hand, it surprised us, because you can never be sure that something desired is accepted. On the other hand, it surprised us too not that everyone finally responded as we did. “
For the fans there was only a small glimmer of hope – the belated Scene in the credits. She prepared the way for Mr Captain Marvel to join the Avengers AVENGERS: ENDGAME and gave the viewers one little respite from all their fears. “When we first saw the movie Test audience presented, there was this scene in the credits not yet. The whole was really hard to take, “recalls Louis D’Esposito,” it was just too much for all, after the defeat against Thanos and the following devastating Destruction by him leaving the cinema in silence – without one Glimmer of hope for the Avengers. The credits scene also made a toile possible Catenary of CAPTAIN MARVEL, in which it was generously referred to and Finally the way to ENDGAME is being prepared. “
ENDGAME: PART OF THE TRIP 1ST THEN END
While the audience still gathered and digested the low blow that half of her beloved characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe lapped warden, the filmmakers’ anxiety worked on it with great tension expected next chapter of the franchise – AVENGERS: ENDGAME. From At the beginning, the filmmakers decided that each of the two films and whose story should stand for itself.
Producer Kevin Feige explains this central approach: “We already have Very soon the decision was made that we did not want one – namely one long movie, because then we just told in half. Instead, we wanted two very different films with selfless stories on the Bring canvas For this reason, we also removed Part 1 and Part 2 from the respective film titles, which we had originally announced. We wanted the Provide viewers with both films a self-contained experience. some may argue that INFINITY WAR ends with a cliffhanger. After all, all of these characters mean a lot to us and you, too, who in thata year later the next movie will be released. Of course we have thatunderstood, but that’s not how we viewed and saw this project. “
“For us it was a story that ended with the victory of Thanos Comes, “continues Kevin Feige.” Therefore, the film does not end with pictures of the beaten Avengers and the statement by Cap :, Oh Goff. Instead, shows the last picture is a satisfied Thanos who went though the hall, but his Target reached. So it’s Thanos’ story that is completely told here. “
“Kevin Feige insisted that these two films are in history and The number had to sound completely different “, emphasizes the outgoing Producer Trinh Tran. “In part, this is because not everyone is Stories from the comics really knows and we are not exactly the comics anyway consequences. We did not want to tell a story that we just halfway abort, stop. Of course, INFINITY WAR and ENDGAME should be connected be, but also feel different. INFINITY WAR was very fast timed movie Over a raid. It was about destroying and grabbing – with intensified feelings and a big tragic end. ENDGAME should be in Punctuation sound different – like a movie from another genre. “
Both films should begin and end in a striking and impressive way. For the Filmmakers are one of the biggest challenges they face AVENGERS: ENDGAME months before filming and theatrical release of AVENGERS:INFINITY WAR had to develop and bring in front of the cameras. “Usually Let’s finish a movie first, then process that movie and submit to us like that continue, “explains Anthony Russo.” So the processing of the film is 1stInspiration for the way forward. But with these two films, everything was complete different. Basically, we had to develop both films in parallel. We have these Although movies are considered as two different films, but in our minds We also thought of the big picture, of connections. In my opinion There are dramaturgical connections between all films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER is with THE FIRST AVENGER:CIVIL WAR, who in turn connected to AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. “
“Realizing these two films at the same time was a really big and complex one Challenge, “continues Anthony Russo.” It was only one with this experienced team like we have with Marvel and our productions. After all, the stories are so complex and the project had one Make sure you needed a very well-oiled production machinery, to manage two films in parallel.
“Well nobody knew how the viewers react to the first of the two films warden, these projects were somehow blindfolded. For Joe Russo That’s exactly the kind of thing that’s going to be the most annoying hangovers in this film “One of the biggest challenges for us was the fact that we were Only 90 percent had to turn away from ENDGAME before we heard Chief could see how the fans recorded INFINITY WAR. Some of our decisions, How we should give the story the final touches, so were from the first Movie inspired. In principle, however, everything was already finished before we Chief got this insight. What we could not foresee was the emotionally intense reaction of the audience. I remember a question and answer session after the first presentation of the film. The first question came from a 10 year old Boys, who wanted to know with tears in our eyes, why we Spider-Manhad gotten. But not only ten year olds reacted, so we knew that at ENDGAME would be much more at stake than any other movie in the game Marvel Cinematic Universe.
“The experienced authors Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely had to join the Challenge to develop a screenplay Mr AVENGERS: ENDGAME. The author duo has long worked for Marvel Studios and Russo Brothers,t hat hastened and streamlined the process of history and development Script. “We’ve been working on these two films for the past four years worked, “Kevin Feige goes into detail.” Even during the filming of CIVILWAR say Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Russo, and Anthony Russo Trinh Tran together in a conference room in Atlanta and talked intensely about upper these two films. And that went on, until CIVIL WAR finally came to the movies and the work on INFINITY WAR was recorded. All this time and this one Creative crucible in this room in Atlanta has worked for me in my work
Marvel Studios prepares the greedy pleasure. Because it was all about, for to find these 20 films in this unprecedented series of films a satisfying ending -with people who had done so much kir to us. Christopher and Stephen already worked for us on the first movie with Captain America, the Collaboration with Joe and Anthony Russo started with the second movie Captain America. These men love these stories, they are also shy not to take risks in developing these stories. “
“Our years together at the foremost creative front with Markus and Stephen Anthony Russo emphasized, “It’s a tremendous asset like a finely tuned band that has been playing together for years. We can now pick up new ideas quite easily and throw each other. Therein lies the key to our cooperation. All our creative thinking was upper so many years steeped in these characters and stories. And all this Prehistory now carries at ENDGAME fruit. All the creative work and Research that we have invested in the various films over the years ,but then did not fly into the movies, had ultimately great influence on how we realize this story. Since 2012, we dug a deep Fountain, filled with creative considerations and research. And it could we’ll do it now. “
“Markus and McFeely have always been incredible collaborators in our four films” swarms also Joe Russo. “You have more for the Marvel Cinematic Universe Writer written as everyone else. Your knowledge is the characters above almost encyclopaedic. With consecutive number of movies in Marvel Cinematic Universe is the task for the directors has become more complex. There are this old saying that you have to fly in 12 kilometers Hahe, that’s the big deal Whole to see. Obtained on the production of ENDGAME, we flew on a height of 21 kilometers. To focus on the big picture No, you have to have an unbelievable team of employees around you. Because we, Markus, McFeely and all the other employees of this hugely talented Teams had around us, we could focus on the big picture and Obtain information from all areas of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “
For screenwriter Stephen McFeely was the creative process in development For many years, the story of a grudging collaboration with th eRusso brothers tied. “Joe and Anthony are just great guys,” swarms McFeely. “We value different things in them. Joe is similar to the EnergizerHare [marketing mascot kir Energizer batteries]. It bubbles up incessantly out to him, he always has a new idea. Anthony goes to many of his Decisions are much more methodical and senior. At our meetings we ran the conversations always follow a similar pattern. Joe made a suggestion Anthony was showing a tame expression. Like Chris Markus and me, it’s similar where Chris is more like Anthony and I’m more like Joe. Ultimately, everything works beyond that, the best idea prevails in the end – who they are comes. We always have a lot of ideas, but we always reach the point where we have to come too. That’s really good for us cooperated since we met in 2012. “
For AVENGERS: ENDGAME, it was first and foremost about the authors creative starting point and the rough framework for action. Had the screenwriters em an ass in the jaw, they as a landmark, as a creative Polar stern used. Christopher Markus explains: “We had the advantage at a very early stage to know that INFINITY was with a Finger snap ends that there is a conclusion of some finality Worde. As a result, ENDGAME got more leeway kw its own dramaturgica Development, because the film would not be an immediate continuation of the past Be events. We were not interested in a straight two-parter. As we The history of the two films evolved, it was very clear from that ENDGAME from the predecessor in structure and narration tone very much distinguish between them. “
“INFINITY WAR was dramaturgically dominated by Thanos” Christopher Markus continues his explorations. “The structure was based on his Development and his triumph at the end of the film. ENDGAME is the focus Back to the Avengers. Here we are more concerned with what is in them proceeds with their perspective and their feelings in the aftermath of this devastating disaster. Structurally, ENDGAME is much more ambiguous than that Vorganger film. I do not want to go that far and see the movie as philosophical describe. Engine of the film is no longer the threat of Thanos, which in the last movie constantly hovered above the heads of the Avengers. This has the Film now a bit more dramaturgical space, something can breathe. “
With the elimination of half humanity Thanos has the unimaginable done and fulfilled his mission. But the master babe has to give it a price numbers. “We wanted to give Thanos a reasonably logical argument with him seminal global murder of the genocide, explains Joe Russo. “But the whole thing should be also have an emotional component. INFINITY WAR was dramaturgically so structured that he was the hero of the movie. And Gentiles need preservation samples Standing over obstacles bring headwinds and sacrifices to reach their goals. When he has to gamble to achieve his goals, the only thing in the game is Gamora Universe that he loves, you just have to feel sorry for him. Even though we all know he’s an unscrupulous base weight. He does us to a certain extent Degree sorry. And that’s why he’s a top class, because he does not believet hat he is one. “
IN AVENGERS: ENDGAME are the Avengers, the Thanos finger-tips Having survived, desperately, must cope with their defeat and process these. “Thanos has achieved his goal, and that’s one of the ????, why we did not consider INFINITY WAR a movie with a cliffhanger, “stresses Kevin fig. “At the end of the movie, we see Thanos on a strange planet. He sits there and looks into the distance, to an incredible idyll. He was successful and is happy with what he has achieved. I do not think he was thinking big Above the survivors Avengers makes and that they have something at the can change the existing situation. “
“There’s a reason why we ended up with INFINITY WAR Figures Ciberleben Hellen “, adds the executive producer Trinh Tran wanted the original Avengers in this movie with the past events finish and process them. Here we see the core of original Avengers teams. These gentiles we have the last 10 years accompanied her journey. We really wanted to explore what’s in this new movie they are after what Thanos did to them. “
At the beginning of AVENGERS: ENDGAME come the survivors Avengers, the are still on earth, together again. They try to understand what they have experienced and seen. “None of the Avengers can rationalize what happened, “explains Christopher Markus.” You are in a situation where all that made these characters look worthy and valuable suddenly is useless- their superpower, their will and their determination. They do not know anything about the change previous events. This is an intriguing starting point for yourself turn again to these figures. A truer start kir a You can not really imagine history. So we were able to get the figures up explore a way we have not seen on the screen so far. “
“In my opinion, every single Avenger handles the events differently End of INFINITY WAR urn, “remarks producer Kevin Feige,” Each of them has already have to deal with a personal trauma. But no one has experienced such a devastating defeat, the only opponent was theirs So you have to get back together as a team and decide what they want can still do anything to help the world. “
THE ACTORS: READY FOR THE LAST JOY
While the survivors gather Avengers in their camp and new Tony Stark, once again portrayed by Robert Downey Jr., based on Titan’s own To cope with problems. In addition, he has to deal with a vision of more fearful To deal with the destruction that had long tortured him in secret. “Since The first movie with the Avengers was Tony Stark worried that a grudge Catastrophe would come up, “Kevin Feige explains, suffering in INFINITY WAR under a post traumatic stress disorder. In AVENGERS: AGE OF He told ULTRON he wanted to put a protective armor around the world. This intention unfortunately led him to the creation of Ultron. Tony Starkis a Futurist. He is preparing for the future. He foresees developments the others stay hidden. He saw something terrible happen, and could not stop Thanos anyway. For him that’s a devastating low blow. “
“After the catastrophe Tony is still on Titan, the Home planet of Thanos. All his thoughts focus on whether and how he can return to Earth, “Downey Jr. describes the key issue his figure. “The last major trauma was experienced by Tony in MARVEL’S THEAVENGERS the portal was opened. The devastating defeat against Thanos, At the end, Peter Parker fell to dust in his arms, but he was no fiercer Blow for him. He does not tend to chuckle at all, but this boy he really liked. He knew that he was in SPIDER-MAN:HOMECOMING and INFINITY WAR underwent a real rigging. “
“If someone keeps you mentally mentor or projects something positive on you, then you somehow become that desirable person, “Downey Jr. says Auskihrungen on. “That can be a good thing, because then you Maybe you are taking on the task of becoming a better person. Tony’s reaction to the Disaster is a process of intense reflection. He does not want the risk to change something, because finally he belongs to those who are the upper life allowed. But he feels this obligation, in the aftermath of the devastating Destruction to find any solution. “
“In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tony Stark is the most complex and complicated Figure, “Joe Russo goes into the analysis.” The reason for this is, in my opinion ,that this man is faultier than the other figures. But that makes him feel the most interesting. We may have characters who show their humanity in difficult situations Making decisions that we all have to meet. “
Filming for AVENGERS: ENDGAME left Robert Downey Jr. behind. grumble impression. “You need a playground where you can play safely”, emphasizes the world star. “This is essential, especially if you have two films in one piece rotates. I really enjoyed every moment of the shoot in both films. After many years of cooperation, we all loved each other to have experienced and achieved all this. We were thankful that we had this experience in the past ten years together and this support could learn. “
While Tony tries to find a way to Earth in space, stop Steve Rogers, again played by Chris Evans, in the Avengers’ camp Position. He tries to classify and understand past events. “To Beginning of the film we see many broken people, “explains Chris Evans.” This is something Marvel understands very well. They levelled us, really brought us on a par with everyone else, also emotionally and morally. The good thing is that it’s always easier to collapse To rebuild characters. But there are now many characters with deficits. As a result of the events of CIVIL WAR, Steve has certain things turned away, that’s still the case. After the finger snap of Thanos butand the loss of all these people he really tries, his old optimism reviving and loyalty to conventions to find again who are grager than he. He tries to get back to the top to get. Just give up, that would be easy. But that’s just not in his Nature. I think he does that too. So it’s just about how to go after Experiencing the worst catastrophe can still be a leader. “
“This character is incredibly tough, we’ve always been aware of that since we became Captain America developed the canvas, “says Anthony Russo.” His moral codeis very strong, you have to make an effort to get his sore points Find. You really have to give this character a hard hit by a point reach where she shows vulnerability. In this movie we drove him in one Stage of genuine vulnerability in the story em. And that was great. “
“We invested a lot in Captain America,” adds Joe Russo have invested a lot in Chris emotionally – as a friend and employee. “We Feel real pride in leaning back and developing this figure to be able to look at it from the overall picture. Tony is one of the most complicated and complex characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however Captain America dramaturgically makes the most interesting development. THERETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER was not just kir the Marvel Cinematic Universe em e genuine Prufstein and turning point. Rather, this film changed also the narration of the following films. With him began the destabilization of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Steve Rogers had to question his own identity and turn against the land she gave him. Thematically that is very productive, in my opinion, Steve is the figure with the most profound Problem. “
“Steve Rogers really has an amazing one in the Marvel Cinematic Universe dramaturgical development “, Kevin Feige goes into detail our first movie with Captain America was announced very soon Skepticism that this movie only Americans and Hurrapatriotismus like this Figure would be one-dimensional. Luckily Chris Evans then has this Role Obernommen and his depiction of this cult figure to a complex Personality formed into a noble mythical cult hero and at the same time too a very human three-dimensional figure. In INFINITY WAR are some Memorable moments associated with Captain America, but ultimately he stepped against the other figures something in the background. In ENDGAME but stand she is back on the front line. It was exciting for us, because many fans had her Regrets feel that in INFINITY WAR they like more from Captain America had seen. “
In contrast to Steve Rogers, Thor, re-enacted by Chris Hemsworth, had in INFINITY WAR was one of the most memorable performances. “In the last movie made Thor, compared to the other characters, one of the most interesting ramaturgical developments “, explains the executive producer TrinhTran. “It’s one of the high points in the entire saga, when Thor with his magical at Stormbreaker and with Groot and Rocket at his side in Wakandalands and is determined to kill Thanos. He also gets the Opportunity, but he fails. And that weighs heavily on him. He is on the ground destroyed. He believes he has abandoned his people and his friends. He is disappointed in himself, could not defeat Thanos and thus the universe not really save either.”
Chris Hemsworth has represented this figure for many years and got the Opportunity to expand its range of performances. ,, In THOR: DAY OFDECISION was the worst on Thor, the strongest in INFINITY WAR and most heroic in ENDGAME but Thor is probably at an all-time low “,Hemsworth describes the change of his figure. “Whether mentally, physically or emotional – Thor is here a full broken figure. He is lost and insecure. For me that was a completely new development, it felt like when Would I represent a figure that was totally different from the previous one? When Actors I felt freer than ever, because at this point there were none Rules more. It offered here just a real opportunity for me, on the whole to go. I had this personality at this stage two or three years ago I probably would have failed drastically. With regard tomy development as a human being and actor came to this new role faceta perfect time. l could use things here that i used before had not explored yet. And that was great. I loved this challenge. “
“When we started to supersede, as in this new movie with Thor should go on, the enormous loss he had suffered dramaturgically Of course, that’s an essential role, “explains Joe Russo.” He has lost more than anyone Others, Asgard was destroyed and Thanos defeated him. How are you? People who suffered two terrible defeats and losses, who? DarOber, we thought intensively. He has to endure greater pain than all others. How could he handle all this? This emotional tension and the positive inner light that he still carries within him grows and absorbs Course of the story in a mitreiaende way too. Maybe it was for Joe and met he most entertaining aspect in the whole movie. “
Like Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson Ober experienced the years groaedramaturgical changes in her character, since Black Widow in IRON MAN 2 ins Marvel Cinematic Universe. “When we shot IRON MAN 2,I did not know if fans and viewers accept my portrayal of this character% / Order, “Johansson looks back on the year 2010.” I knew it was dramaturgically gave many directions in which we had to go. But then if the figure was just drilled, it was no more than a! dee. Only at the first I was able to film with the Avengers at the representation of this figure and her Personality work properly and go deep in their history. “
“One can easily follow the development of Black Widow as a personality – of THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER to ENDGAME, “notes Anthony Russo. “She is isolated and has massive problems trusting others. Because too Captain America does not know if he can trust her, she just does not listen Family. She has never learned anything but trusting herself. Your look the world is skeptical and cynical, for them truth is relative. As she is in the The course of the other films positively changed and developed, brings her Steve Rogers – as well as him. Slowly she starts to trust others.This moment comes in THE RETURN OF THE FIRST AVENGER, it is the The moment she realizes that the Avengers are her family. In CIVIL WAR meets She makes a decision and wants to get this family. And then she realizesthat she may have made the wrong choice, that she may have to let go,so that this family does not destroy itself. In ENDGAME she wants the family then bring back together, because she feels that it is the strongest emotional attachmentin her whole life. “
Joe Russo is convinced that Black Widow is a stabilizing element in Steve Rogers and his hero team is. “In my opinion, Natasha emnlittle of the superheroes we see otherwise. She has another moral compass than the rest of the characters. She understands that it is in the world There is a balance between light and dark and that you are a victim on both polesto bring that balance. That is a truth that some of Do not really want to accept other characters. But I do not think so Thinking and feeling like Steve Rogers must be able to fight at his side. Your view of the world is just different and usually it does not take anything personally. She looks at everything strategically. She is just very pragmatic. “
The methodical trait of her character fitted well into the structure of the film, Scarlett Johansson is convinced: “In this film, the characters have a lot of rooml eft for reflection. One recognizes the argumentation and the considerations behind the decisions we make. That is very unusual in this Genre, these momentous moments the space and time for their development to give them, who deserve them – and yet parallel the story advance. Legendary and on average here monumental was done, so I think something has not happened yet. “The executive producer Louis D’Esposito betrays that he is always very special in the mysterious aura of this figure Interestingly, “Black Widow always surrounded a mystery, you never quite knew exactly on which side she stands. “
“Since we introduced them to IRON MAN 2, Scarlett’s account of BLACK WIDOW HIGHLY DEVELOPED, “added Mgt Kevin Feige.” It was easy grandly, what Joss did in MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS with this character, how he showed her inner conflict, her traumatic past to headwinds. And that’s all about what you give her in the Red Room [KGB agents’ smithy]forced her often unscrupulous work as a spy on whom she is not proud. In INFINITY WAR attacks them against Bbsewichte, who are much stronger than themselves, and Never give up anyway. This is what I think all Avengers have in common. When we meet Natasha in ENDGAME, it’s about her first again to achieve some normality. It’s about continuing his life, though you think you have lost everything. These effects and how to use themgoes around, all that is at the beginning of the film in focus – even for her. “
It was a most rewarding experience for Scarlett Johansson to get this one Over the course of 11 years, I have been able to turn to this figure over and over again: “Far me that was an incredible opportunity to return to a character that is always in the spotlight I love so much, and in the past 11 years Tell the Marvel Cinematic Universe” The actress swarms,” very rarely do you get those Chance the different layers and facets of a figure over a longer one Period can be released. In many ways, this process reflects mine own development and my own challenges. These Being able to experience something is incredible for an actor Gift. And with this movie it was sporbar that we have something here Make a pretender. “
“During the filming of this film, we often looked around the set and then all had this toile feeling that here the original team again”, Johansson recalls,” We often looked back, like This journey began and what different experiences we have in common had done. For the past ten years, there has been so much for us al l changed – in our careers and in our lives. During the shooting of the AVENGERS movies always made you feel like you were over the holidays to return to his family and continue where he was last stopped. We are all very close because we spent so much time together and so on have been through many things together. And this dynamic flows in many ways also in these films em. “
The same is true of Mark Ruffalo, who in AVENGERS: ENDGAME once again Bruce Banner embodied. “As far as I’m concerned, working on these films frankly People like it most, “says Ruffalo.” The work of an actor Basically similar to a vagabond life. She is passing. You are alone. You do not see colleagues often. But with these films, everything is different. We have these wonderful family built together. And that bores me. In a way we grew up together, made this wonderful together Experience. We started families, got married or divorced. And always there was this fixed point. Again and again, each of us came to this Group back with very different personalities of different origin and interests. We are like that Avengers, as they are known from the screen. Because in many ways we all differ, but together we are one beautiful individual Organism us. “
Over all the years, to be able to return again and again to his character, Mark has Ruffalo really enjoyed it. “One of the reasons why I became an actor is constant change in this profession. I do not have to do the same thing again and again.Luckily, the character of Bruce Banner has a crazy evolution through. People continue to evolve over the course of ten years tire. It’s cool that this also applies to this figure. It’s also great, a character play ‘carmen, the science for kids seem cool’ asst. It is fascinating, what cultural impact these films have had. These figures are the good guys and they fight for the good. They are putting science and theirs Mind you, they are nerds. It’s great to make young people science tasty to be able to do. “
“The Bruce banner that we saw in INFINITY WAR inspired us and also Mark, “explains Kevin Feige,” because he was very different from the character we were in had seen the other films. He suffered two defeats, and that made him especially interesting. At the beginning of the film, the Hulk lost to Thanos, on At the end, it was Banner in the Hulk buster armor, the one against Thanos the shorter one moved. It’s great to see him deal with ENDGAME like this he recovers and eventually recoils. “
An Avenger could not be seen in INFINITY WAR: ScharfschCitze Hawkeye. In ENDGAME returns to the team, but has completely changed. His actor Jeremy Renner explains what the beginning of the new film is about Hawkeye. “To The defeat against Thanos has some really serious ones in the Avengers” Changes,” Jeremy Renner begins his analysis of the situation. “Clint we see again in Tokyo, in a rumbling, wonderfully photographed battle sequence,at the end of which the figure is found. There he also meets Black Widow. It is one epic scene, but at the same time an intimate, subtle, painful and wonderful chane. And of course she is damn cool. It’s a really cool one and rebellious reintroduction of this figure. Whoever has wondered What Clint has done all along, gets here quickly a final Statement. And then it goes straight on with the story. “
With his finger-tip, Thanos has the fate of our pagans inevitably changed, “explains Joe Russo.” We wanted the audience to one Bring a point that is really uncomfortable for you. You really should reflect Must, as it seems after these catatrophic losses with these figures go on. How would you react to it – emotionally and psychologically? “
Rif ‘Jeremy Renner was in such a special kind of pleasure Stage of the franchise to be able to represent a completely new side of his figure.” That really excited me, I had dreamed of it for a long time”, the actor admits. “There was a lot of physical and physical flair in this film significantly more emotional challenges than in the past. I think groflartig, how the journey and development of this figure ends here so far. He has matured and has evolved, has built relationships in the team. “
One of these relationships is the one to Black Widow. It spans years and you feel it closely connected. “In his story play the relationship with Black Widow and the shared past with her an important role, “explains RennerENDGAME is deepening this relationship, which is a major development.The relationship with Black Widow is one of the most important for Clint among the Avengers.Basically, Clint is characterized by great humanity. That has something to do with it,that he has no super powers, he fights like a soldier in ground forces. He hassimply an extremely strong will and sophisticated skills. His relationship withBlack Widow has always grounded him. In this movie, she finally comes to appropriatethat’s really beautiful. “
Among the original heroes who already invented the Marvel Cinematic Universe early on, Also included is James “Rhodey” Rhodes, again shown by Don Cheadle Figure was always an important team member of the Avengers. This figure has also changed in all the years, and Cheadle explains how much this development liked. “As an actor, you always want your own character to do more gets as you then concede. I think you can in ENDGAME Really see many different dimensions and facets at Rhodey. In this movie you can see him after all the trouble and after all, what he did got through, gets back on her feet – physically and emotionally. This isa beautiful development in the dramaturgical drawing of this figure that hasmade a lot of fun for me. “
Pepper Potts is also a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the over all the years remained very popular with the fans. She is the anchor for Tony Stark, his heart and his soul. Her actress Gwyneth Paltrow explains how this character has been since their development in IRON MAN. In many ways have Pepper and I have undergone a fairly similar development, “analyzes the Actress. In IRON MAN she had a completely different life, one other status. In the course of the following films, however, she was able to show which ones She has the qualities she has. In a way, I caught up with them and she reverses me, too. Pepper is very close to me. Certainly I have none Figure depicted as long as she is, she’s been mine now for over ten years Life. She is an unbelievable person. In fact, I really love Pepper. “
There is another aspect of Pepper that appealed to many viewers and much meant. It’s her relationship with Tony Stark that has been going on for ten years developed the canvas. “One of the loveliest aspects of it is the way it is done How this relationship has evolved over the years, “explains Anthony Russo. “The two have an incredible journey behind them – everyone Individual for yourself, but also as a romantic partner. For the spectators it is 16ftthe most exciting aspects of these films, the changes and the continuous ones To observe maturation in both figures. Only very rarely can one in Films see how screen characters share such life developments going through. The dramaturgical arc extends from the moment we see it Over the complex developments in their relationship up to the Events in ENDGAME. It’s an incredible life that we side by side accompany these two figures. “
Robert is my partner – on set and off the beaten track, “says Paltrow the quality of this collaboration. “He is always full of surprises, never whom one, what he will do next. He makes sure that every day spa with it brings and is full of dynamism. Working with him is just incredible. I remember well IRON MAN and how often we got on this first movie improvised. Basically, he did everything spontaneously in this film. He has me really much improvisation taught. He is absolutely altruistic and brilliant. Working with him definitely keeps you busy and forded Creativity.”
“As an actress, Gwyneth is, of course, a National Shrine,” Downey says Jr. from his screen partner. “She put a lot of complexity on Pepper, in her Interpretation is this figure plump, smart, very cool, thoughtful and prudent.Of course, who I am that she is now the queen of e-commerce [Paltrow’s company Goop is an internet success story], but it really does bring Tony’s best side sand makes the momentum between the two so human and emotionalnachempfindbar. “
In their presentation and mode of operation, the two focus on the particular Chemistry spewable between them, “adds Joe Russo.” If you try Creating stories that really should mean something to viewers is emn very special creative tool and tool. Robert and Gwyneth are easy fantastic actors. You have this intangible qua Rat that becomes visible as soon as they appear together on the screen. “
From the devastating destruction by Thanos, Scott Lang remained embodied again by Paul Rudd, spared. Rudd explains how Ant-Man faces the wrath of the darkest Marvel-Bosewichts escaped. “During the events of INFINITY WAR Scott Lang is in the Quantum Realm [subatomic dimension]. When he came out of It return, he learns of the terrible events. Get up to date He’s looking for Natasha and Captain America. He desperately wants know if there is anything he can do to help them. “
The second superhero summit meeting was pleasant for the actor and absolutely smoothly. “How Marvel realizes these films is one of the newest Experience for me. In a joint effort, those responsible try toto make these films imaginative and emotionally intense. Her approach and her The procedure is different, but it is a process that I have learned to trust have. I spike that I’m a little better at the machinery behind it all understand. My relationship with the studio and Marvel has grown and matured. Soto work is very exciting. “
“The situation is similar to relations with the other Avengers,” he says Actor continues. “When we brought CIVIL WAR to the cameras, I had ANT-MAN already turned off. But it was the first time that I had all around me. I thought only: ‘Great God, there they are all.’ But during the filming of ENDGAME it was Feelings about another. It was more like an invitation, it did not seem like that any moreI should sneak in. That felt so good. ”
His victory against the Avengers had to pay Thanos a high price. He had to kill Gamora, which still widened the gap between him and Nebula deepened. Karen GilIan, who again embodies Thanos’ adoptive daughter, explains how it after the events of INFINITY WAR stands for Nebula. “Nebula’s relationship with Thanos was always very turbulent. It’s a very complicated relationship, because she is characterized by abuse. She feels anger, anger and bitterness, at the same time But she also longs to please him and to acknowledge him win. With this very strange mixture of different Feeling she has to deal constantly. I believe that this and that Sometimes a real test for her. “
“After the events of the last movie Nebula is emotionally in worse Constitution “, Karen GilIan continues her work.” She had just be gunto build a relationship with your sister, what she will do in her life had wanted. And when that finally became reality, Gamora became you taken from Thanos forever. She was her only real family, that’s why She feels completely alone, completely lost and helpless. “
Nebula is one of Gillan’s favorite characters – despite the extremely long hair and the elaborate make-up process needed to turn it into Nebula.” For me as an actress, it was unbelievably satisfying, that figure upper play several films and franchises, explore and reveal facets of it ” The Scotswoman swarms.” Normally, such a dramaturgical Development curve to be told in the context of a film. In Nebula’s case though she now covers many films. This leaves this role for me as Actress really interesting because she is changing with every movie I haven ever feel like having to repeat myself. It feels like I joined learn something new about each movie they learn. In the beginning, she looked icy cold, but then We gradually learned how vulnerable she really is and how she felt afterward syearns to have a family in their life.
“The fact that Nebula played a more grave role in ENDGAME appeared to the Russo brothers as a logical step in the development of this figure. “If we look at these films anthony, Markus, McFeely sit intensively in advance with these characters and I usually get together in a room. There is every single figure with a photo on a blackboard, “says Joe Russo in the work process Directors and authors em. “Then we just start talking about it, like everybody else These characters could interact with the goals of the Bose weight. The whole thing is emnmohsamer process that takes over months. But if you like a character Nebula has, who is a daughter of Thanos, you have to make a substantial Make element of the main story or at least make sure that it is one emotional connection to it. “
In response to a distress signal from Nick Fury, the Avengers receive an immediate response Visit from a previously unknown, Captain Marvel. “During the credits from INFINITY WAR a scene with Maria Hill and Nick Fury has been submitted, “reminds producer Kevin Feige. “Here we saw Nick Fury from a completely new one Page. We saw him in fear and fright as Mary Hill closed his eyes Dust fell apart. Who is good with the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Marvel Comics was familiar, recognized the logo of Captain Marvel. And that’s what it’s all about in the following film. In CAPTAIN MARVEL we learn about the adventurous
Travel and develop this incredible woman and see her as the most powerful Figure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “
In this figure, the filmmakers had a central challenge put – they had Captain Marvel in the story of AVENGERS: ENDGAME before shooting even one shot of CAPTAIN MARVEL was. “There was a similar problem with the introduction of the figure of Black Panther [and AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR] as well as Spider-Man and CIVIL WAR “,clarifies screenwriter Stephen McFeely. “In this case, though, they had to we integrate them into the script and then realize the movie before their own movie could be filmed and brought to the cinema. So we had to take this figure in make our film, but at the same time make sure that the creators of the There was enough room for other films, this character with her background story for to create her own movie. “
Already the first encounter with the Avengers was for Brie Larson, the actress of Captain Marvel, a true adventure. “I was in the middle of the preparation CAPTAIN MARVEL and the size of this project became very clear to me, when I appeared on the set of AVENGERS: ENDGAME, “Larson looks back.” I kept looking around and just could not believe it ,that I would play in this movie. It was my first day in chief Marvel Cinematic Universe, and I was surrounded by the Avengers. We turn eda scene in which we all stood together in front of the camera. I just thought, ‘That Feels like being an ensemble member of the greats theater group in the world. “
THE FILMING OF AVENGERS: ENDGAME
For AVENGERS: ENDGAME, the cameras have been at many original locations The majority of the filming took place at Pinewood Atlanta Studiosin the US state of Georgia.
“Given the size of both projects, it was a tremendous benefit for us, Pinewood Atlanta Studios as a production base for INFINITY WAR and ENDGAME have to know, “emphasizes Joe Russo,” which allowed us to get one there Turn the film and prepare the others in parallel. Us and the crew allowed the one liquid production process. We were able to get from a studio to the Next change and turn certain settings – those that we originally overlooked, and others we notice at the cut had that we still needed or optimized them. If you have two film show this one after another turn and want to lift, then everything must be under one Being a Roof – StudioBohnen, Schnittraume, production offices and the entire crew. I can
Durham Cathedral is one of the most spectacular cathedrals in Europe “,swarms Joe Russo. “She is just breath taking. We really could Gladly appreciate, turn there to hear. Because the scene realized there got This is an unbelievably epic format – and that without the use of digital Effects. A big part of what you will see in this scene on the screen, is actually the cathedral. Far a director is of inestimable value, if he can walk around in a location of this size order and then him it becomes clear how he can shoot a planned scene there. The job that you manage must become much more concrete. And the representations seem more realistic, well The actors do not have to act in front of a green screen. Everything is tangible and fOhlbar. “
Andrew Tremlett, dean of Durham Cathedral, gives an introduction to the Special feature of the cathedral and its construction. “You needed between 30 and 40Years to build them, such buildings were not raised at night, “emphasizes Tremlett. “Noteworthy about this cathedral is that the central BaukOrper, who is also seen in the film, has hardly changed since she was had been erected. The gigantic columns are originals, they were all from Create hand. Typical of gothic architecture is this duster-grandiose Aura and the light, this glow. Like the production team this Cathedral illuminated, was very impressive. Everyone who works here thought, that it looked really cool – even our kids. “
Production designer Charles Wood set the task to the look of the cathedral to adapt the needs and wishes of the production. That’s what he set up additional walls and other structures. “You have to do one for such a job talented specialist like Charles Wood, who has a place like this and then say exactly what we use kdrinen and what not “,explains Anthony Russo. “He understood what architectural details not to our mythology had to fit and be covered, and what existing Structures one had to add. The whole thing was very elaborate and difficult process. “
“This task woke me up a bit, walking around in the cathedra land then have to imagine what you need for our purposes and how one would use parts of the cathedral, “production designer Wood admits Durham Cathedral is unusual because it looks more like a monastery than one Church. We tried to sort out the areas that we use as a set and could expand. The walls of this cathedral have very sophisticated Surfaces, are filigree processed. We studied it intensively and made sure that our additions fit perfectly. Because if at one Place like this, that breathes so much history, something does not seem appropriate, because, on fall These supplements and extensions immediately. We just wanted something created that was meaningful, with a palette that also has very soft facets would have. Accordingly, we also selected the colors. We have a head Do not try to visually overload or load this location. Rather, tried we, the visual force wegwgchen something. This is one of the worst for me Cathedrals of the world. In a place like this to work, we felt a real privilege. “
Charles Wood’s work on the set revealed so much detail that even connoisseurs of the Cathedral could not say what was original or added. Wood and his employees made castables from the surface stones left o show them to stonemasons in Durham and Hellen the technique that use them for necessary restorations. As soon as the set was built, The molds had textures that were perfect for the existing architecture fit.
“In terms of the scope of this project, on dramaturgy and the pervasive Element, no employee was more valuable to this project than Charles Wood, ours Production Designer “, is Joe Russo Ciberzeugt.” He has done spectacular things many different film locations, styles, sounds and universes to a uniform formed a whole. He created a look like him on the Canvas has not often seen – what the enormous size of the project and the Variety of auflergewahnlichen filming locations concerns. It was fantastic and really brilliant.”
Another original venue, that of Charles Wood and his specialists was changed and adapted to the needs of the script, was a road in the center of Tokyo. This is where Hawkeye got into the Marvel Cinematic on his racking Universe a dramatic performance. “Hawkeye hides in the outfit of one here Ronin [abandoned samurai], “explains screenwriter Stephen McFeelyin the guise of maintaining order, he donates in Tokyo in fact chaos. “
“It’s a sequence full of aggression,” Joe Russo goes into details. “I like that, because it makes them gripping for the audience. How intense she really was, but we recognized only when turning. And the surprised me actually am most. But in my opinion, it really reflects all the pain that Clint feels. “
Adding to this intensity is the new look from Hawkeye, the dark side this figure emphasizes. “The ronin costume comes from the comics, that is undisputed, “KostOm designer Judianna Makovsky explains.” This Ronin aura To preserve, I have worked closely with Ryan Meinerding [of the Oberaufsicht Oberthe visual development of all Marvel projects has worked together]. At the beginning but this Ronin costume was very uncomfortable for the wearer, so we made it many versions of it. Conceptually, we did not change anything, because we wanted Keep this very concrete picture in any case. “
“Of all the characters in the movie, Hawkeye makes the big changehis personality through. And you can see that on his Kostam, too “, added Makovsky. “He’s wearing a new, much simpler outfit that somehow fits you Ninja remembers. He always appears out of nowhere and fights. The KostOm had So be very comfortable, which was very difficult to realize. In the Making this KostOm has done a brilliant job for my team. “
“I admire Judianna,” enthuses Anthony Russo, “in terms of talent and talent Abilities, she can compete with the best that Joe and I are in The course of our careers. The design and the Making these costumes was very difficult. You always succeed this important Balance, because the costumes on the one hand have to look a bit fantastic , on the other hand, to be imaginable in the real world. This balance Joe and I are very important, we always strive for in these films. The time until to the final design of Kest: 1ms is a process that makes us incredibly fun and gives us energy. “
Ronin’s introduction to the movie is energetically boosted by Look and Atmosphere of a post-apocalyptic Japan. Responsible for that were Charles Wood and his staff. From the first moment he got this setentered, director Joe Russo was impressed. “With the design of this set Charles Wood has really surpassed himself, the scene shot here even more intense. That’s because of the many details. That’s not Tokyo, as we know it, but Tokyo after a global catastrophe. It’s a visual on every unusual interpretation of Tokyo. On the one hand rooted in reality, On the other hand, there are fantastic BezOge. Charles and his specialists have brought together these different elements wonderfully. “
Another element that increased the intensity and quality of this sequence was the Occupation of Hiroyuki Sanada. The Japanese actor brought many years Martial Arts experience in the film. “It was incredibly important to have someone into have this sequence with him, who could handle a sword as well as Hire, “emphasizes Joe Russo,” You can not do that in a foreign setting turn without a performer with his wisdom and competence, who is actually with One of the best stunt masters in the world can keep up. And with everyone Repeat. Hiro had to fight well for over a minute in this bang, at Rain and in the middle of the night. He had many choreographic details note. We shot this sequence ten times. And with every repetition was he always better. “
“Joe and I always keep our eyes on the actors,” Anthony says Russo. “We also love action scenes and spend a lot of time listening to them develop and develop the associated feelings in detail. But we Maximize the skills and talents that each performer brings It’s our job to get the most out of every actor -regardless of whether it is about emotions or action skills. And when we On the set, let’s suppose, as we do the special skills of an actor can use to tell the story, to intensify the conflict andto take the audience along. It all plays in this process, in the staging such scenes, a big role. “
These addictive action and battle scenes are shooting AVENGERS: ENDGAME Coordinating was not an easy task. After all, it was about a lot in the Story to be told here sate. Was entrusted with this task Significantly Monique Ganderton. She had in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave assists, a veteran of Marvel Cinematic Universe. When Hargrave took the challenge, AVENGERS: ENDGAME the direction of the 2nd recording team and the fight scenes to take over, was Ganderton promoted to stunt coordinator.
The reaction to Ganderton’s delivery was extremely positive and with the crew inspiring. “Mannfiche and female crewmembers approached me on the set and told me how glad they were to see a woman in this post, “Ganderton remembers. “That made me very proud – also because I might be so could pave the way for other women. It was also, when me women out addressed the crew, how grandiose they found that and maybe one day her daughter also knew this job. In principle, however, I do myself no thoughts that as a woman I coordinate the stunts. I’m just mine Job.”
“Our relationship with Monique has gone over several films Anthony Russo comments, “That’s how you learn creative Knowing employees well and trusting them. Over time you realize that you similarly thinks and feels – in terms of the preferred way of working and on the what you try to achieve creatively. So we had plenty of experience made with Monique. She is a very good stunt coordinator. That’s just amazing difficult job, with a lot of things and from different perspectives must think. “
In concrete terms, this is explained in detail by Anthony Russo. “Well, you have to Find out how the director’s wishes are compatible with the boundaries Let stunt people be physically set. Finding this balance is very difficult. Because sometimes we dream things together, they do not like that be realized, as we had imagined. Monique owns these great gift to be totally calm and focused and then to find a way how these ideas can be realized. “
A ROCK LOOK AT THE BEGINNING: IRON MAN & ROBERT DOWNEY JR.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown steadily over the years. It has nine franchises to date and will expand by a tenth in 2020.But the germ of all this is the first film in this universe, IRON MAN and his dynamic star, Robert Downey Jr.
“We are very proud of the cast in our films,” says the exporter Producer Louis D’Esposito too. “And that’s especially true of Robert Downey Jr.to. It was probably the most important casting decision we ever made. He is not just a brilliant actor. Through his participation, the world also learned that we take the cast of these iconic roles very seriously. Its huge Success in interpreting his character made it possible for all the other grumpy ones Actors to join our universe. Because they knew now If Robert Downey Jr. works here and succeeds, then they know that too success.”
“One thing is certain: without Robert Downey Jr. there would be no Marvel Cinematic Universe, “resumes producer Kevin Feige.” There’s nothing to Itretteln. Robert breathed life into our studio, along with Jon Favreau helped find the narration tone for IRON MAN, and so has Foundation created for the studio. When he was still fighting for the role, he believed try to put something important in here. Not just for the movie, but also in terms of the dimension of this universe. At this time it was all no more than an airlock, a dream of dreams. He has that time really seen the big picture, knew what he was for the cinema and the audience could bring in. Namely, in terms of how to meet their expectations At the same time, a pagan can subversively soften and surpass. Everyone who an iconic figure, far away will always be in the shadow of what RD Jwith the performance of Tony Stark. “
Robert Downey Jr. is the unrivaled “godfather” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Grande daffir name some of his colleagues. “If you’re Robert Downey Jr .It is not difficult to build a great dynamism, be it on or off the screen, “swings Chris Evans.” He’s very kind and friendly acceptable type. I think he fully understood the great responsibility that associated with these films. He understood if one of us was successful, then we will all be successful. For that reason he did not shy away from helping us and kicking us. Not only in the movies with the Avengers, but also in every single one of our own franchises. Even if he is not on the set was present, we sporten his Unterstatzung. During the filming of the The first movie with Captain America was very important to me. Without his Support for this film, I had much harder. If you give it to him He simply radiates that kind of energy. “”
In addition, he brings sparse seriousness,” sets Chris Evans his experiences continued. “So he took on the beginnings of this franchise of many colleagues who Although already films, but had not filmed this grim order. Togeherten and I and Chris Hemsworth. He made sure we were all in the same direction moved. And before you knew it, you felt like in a sports crew, we all rowed in the same rhythm, we were in the race. “
“Robert has set the direction as a true leader and champion,” adds Chris Hemsworth. “He always encouraged and inspired us, gave us continuous feedback in our presentations. He always watches and everything, nothing escapes him. He’s always the first to say to you, ‘That was awesome ,that works perfectly. When I took my first steps in this franchise and hearing this confirmation, it was like releasing me access to the clubermeglichte. The strongest but impressed me, that despite all the successes 11Years later still has the same attitude and attitude. That’s the true one Proof of his modesty, far his love for this franchise and all these figures. He knows exactly what he owes to this franchise. [I’m very]Thankful that we spend so much time at AVENGERS: ENDGAME could – on set, but also privately. “
How does the balance of Robert Downey Jr. fall, what did he have in these 11Years ago, when he brought this cult figure Tony Stark to life, special joy provided? “Above all, I’ll remember the many memories of my colleagues and Colleagues appreciate all the moments and days we have on set and in ours Leisure time together, “says Robert Downey Jr.,” I can handle myself remember exactly how Tony Stark escaped from the HOhle [in Afghanistan] and finally landed in the Waste, we turned that in the Eastern Sierra [in California]. I was up to my neck in the sand, and a huge sandstorm pulled up. We had only a few minutes for this attitude and finally managedalso. As if God had held his hand above us. This attitude was then too in the movie. “
Stan Lee’s creation of Tony Stark was just amazingly cool, “says Robert Downey Jr. continues. “This figure is rooted in my generation, in this of Vietnam War influenced anti-establishment stance. But she was also from eccentric billionaires like Howard Hughes inspired. My own moral Values have influenced the stories and content of these films, but have beenat the same time influenced by them. I tried facets of my own Development and also working method in these films to flow. And the upper one a long time, after all, it was a whole decade. Our life is all sometimes, and sometimes a decade can feel like a whole lifetime. “
ENDGAME: THE END 1ST A NEW BEGINNING
For the actors and filmmakers was the production process ofAVENGERS: ENDGAME a great adventure together. And youEveryone can not wait for the fans to see the movie. RobertDowney Jr. finds the most suitable calf for this: “I’m really looking forward toDo not watch as the viewers will go completely crazy when theysee this movie. Because it’s the only movie in my entire career whereno one can really guess and predict what will happen. That guarantee I.”
“I love films and the cinema,” adds the world star. “There are several reasons for this. I love to be taken on a journey whose destination I do not know. I love to be surprised, excited, enthusiastic and happy and sometimes maybe a little bit over myself to learn. I am Be convinced that this movie gives viewers all that and much more will offer. “
The exporting producer Trinh Tran can only agree with this forecast:” When Tony says,” Everything has attached importance to this moment, that is the same Truth. This movie is the big epic showdown of all showdowns. The Spectators will experience the whole range of emotions here, because this one Film fulfills all the criteria for this, and it drums all dramaturgical buttons. “
“After all, all the meaningful stories have high stakes and Sacrificing sacrifices, “resumes Joe Russo.” AVENGERS: ENDGAME is the last chapter an unprecedented narrative mosaic that in 11 years made 9 franchises was composed. The audience can expect the exciting, powerful impressive and highly emotional conclusion of the most successful film series of all Times. “
AVENGERS: ENDGAME marks the end of an exciting journey fuller Emotions and enthralling action. But what Icemen are the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Expect Universe in the future? Producer Kevin Feige gives a first look” We have completed the first production decade of Marvel Studios. As a result, we do not just want to further develop the already introduced figures and let it mature. Rather, we want new pagans and new types of Bring heathens to the canvas. Vr want to offer a variety that Spectators so far did not know. We already have that in all our films shown, even with title characters like Black Panther or last Captain Marvel. This Line we remain loyal – in AVENGERS: ENDGAME and darner addition. Our Films should reflect our real world and also the different types of Gentiles around the globe. “