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Kevin Feige says Avengers 3 and 4 will no longer be filmed as one big movie… and talks the next Marvel Phase

April 23rd, 2017 by Marc Comments

It looks like Marvel/Disney have decided they had plans that even they couldn’t make work…

We’ve known for a couple of years that the plan was originally to film Avengers 3 and 4 (Infinity War Part I & II) as one big movie, covering the whole epic face-off between the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy with Thanos, however now it seems the plan has changed a little.

Now Marvel boss Kevin Feige has made the new plan public: “We’re doing them one right after another… It became too complicated to cross-board them like that, and we found ourselves—again, something would always pay the price. We wanted to be able to focus and shoot one movie and then focus and shoot another movie.”

At the end of the day it probably makes sense to do it this way as we’re sure these movies are going to be both massive and epic so all as one big undertaking might be a bit much, even for a studio as big and experienced as Marvel/Disney.

As for what happens after the Infinity War? Well, Feige says it’s not exactly something they are focused on yet: “We’re not actively discussing anything past untitled Avengers, other than we’ve dated Spider-Man: Homecoming 2—which that would not be the title but that’s what we would call it—because that’s the agreement we made with Sony for the inclusion of Spidey in the Avengers films, and James Gunn doing a third Guardians of the Galaxy at some point. But really the whole focus of Marvel Studios is, counting Guardians 2, the next eight films that are gonna take up all of our time.”

So the only thing they really know is that Spidey and the Gurdians will be in there? Well, not quite: “We have an idea [of what the MCU looks like post-Infinity War], and it’s gonna be very, very different.”

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….