Anyone who can read obviously knows the next Avengers sequel will focus on the Infinity Gauntlet (it’s kind of in the title), but a new report claims to have hashed out some key details from the plot of Avengers: Infinity War.
Take it with a grain of salt at the moment, but LRM claims some intel from their “galactic Marvel spies” has dropped the basic setup for Infinity War. The report claims the story will mostly be lifted from the Infinity Gauntlet comic storyline, with Thanos (played by Josh Brolin) using the godlike powers of the gauntlet to impress the personification of death (played by a female actress, possibly filtered through Cate Blanchett's Hela).
So how does that creepy love connection put him at odds with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Thanos’ plan to impress Death is to “extinguish half the life in the universe to impress her,” which could spell trouble for The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and everyone in between.
The report goes on to claim the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury will all be coming out to play for the film. Which makes sense, and jibes with previous reports that have been floating around. Marvel has not been shy about the fact that everything has been building to the third (and fourth) Avengers films, and I’d expect everything that could possibly hit the fan, to hit the fan.
Avengers: Infinity War enters production in November, and is set for release May 4, 2018.