‘Avengers: Endgame’ Team Clears Up Questions On Aging After Five-Year Time Jump

Directors Anthony & Joe Russo and writers Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely clarified questions about the aging process in Avengers: Endgame.

After our heroes learned Thanos destroyed the Infinity and therefore removed any chance of reversing his decimation, Avengers: Endgame jumped ahead five years into the future and naturally, the survivors aged accordingly. While the Avengers were ultimately able to undo Thanos’ decimation and bring back everyone who was erased from existence, it appears some fans were unsure if those who returned had also aged five years in their absence.

During the audio commentary for Avengers: Endgame, co-writer Stephen McFeely clarified that while our heroes were able to undo Thanos’ decimation, they did not return the point where everyone vanished five years before:

“That’s the thing. I think some test audiences thought, ‘Oh did we just go back five years? And no.”

As for whether or not those who vanished aged five years as well, the creative team behind Avengers: Endgame confirmed that the vanished returned at the same age they were when they were erased from existence:

“And they did not age five years. The people were gone. They just were brought back to the exact moment at which they went away, but five years later. So, Peter Parker is still a high-schooler. Ned, his buddy, is still a high-schooler. Because both of them had disappeared.”

Does this clear up things or did you find it all pretty straight-forward? Let us know in the comments!

Here is the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers:Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo,  Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD and will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 13.

Source: ComicBook.com

‘Spider-Man’ Concept Art Reveals Alternate Suits For Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio

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pider-Man Far From Home Jake Gyllenhaal MysterioNew Spider-Man: Far From Home concept art reveals alternate costume designs for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio.

Marvel fans have been clamoring to see Mysterio in a live-action film ever since the release of Sam Raimi's first Spider-Man movie. Nearly two decades later, Mysterio finally made his way into a Spider-Man film with the release of Marvel Studios and Sony's Far From Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal portraying the classic Spidey foe.

While the writers incorporated elements of previous Marvel Studios films for the origin of Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio, this take on the character was largely faithful to the source material, especially in terms of the villain's costume design. However, new concept illustrations reveal alternate designs for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio suit were considered, some of which are notably different from the comic book outfit with entirely different color schemes.

You can check out the first concept illustration of Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio costume below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery.

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

What do you think of these concept designs? Which alternate costume design is your favorite? Would any of them be a better suit for Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Here is the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Far From Home:

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is now playing in theaters! Stay tuned for the latest news on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Source: Marvel

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

Spider-Man Jake Gyllenhaal Mysterio

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