Russo Bros Tease New Avengers After ‘Infinity War’

Over the weekend, directors Joe and Anthony Russo, as well as the cast of Captain America: Civil War, dropped by Wizard World New Orleans for a Q&A session with fans. While there, someone from the audience asked them if some of the supporting Avengers, like say, Black Widow or Ant-Man, are going to become prominent players in Infinity War Part 1 & 2, and how their roles are going to change after the events of Civil War. Joe Russo, who spoke first, reassured that they’re focusing on some of the newer additions to the team in the upcoming movies. Here’s what he had to say:

Everything is finite, right? Nothing can last forever, It’s cyclical. Some New Avengers in phase 4 are going to become prominent and then maybe some Avengers might not be around anymore. So, we’ll see how all this plays out but you have to treat every character with respect. I think it’s interesting that if you’ve seen four or five movies with the lead character having an arc, I want to see some story telling from some of the secondary characters. We’re focusing on that right now with Infinity War while we’re breaking into those movies, is which characters can we pull to the forefront who potentially haven’t had their own ‘A’ story arc to this point. I think you’ll see that the supporting Avengers are going to become primary Avengers.


Obviously, not everyone will survive the wrath of Thanos. Some of the founding Avengers are most likely going to die, which means that other characters, such as Doctor Strange and Black Panther, who will be introduced before the events of Infinity War, are probably going to become core members of the team moving forward. Who would you guys want to see in the main lineup after Infinity War? Let us know in the comment section.


Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.