According to Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige, Avengers: Infinity War is the pinnacle of the MCU. Before the superhero Avengers faced Thanos, Marvel Studios had prepared the foundation of the story since the first Avengers film in 2012. Then strengthened it with Captain America: Civil War (2016).
The story of Avengers: Infinity War will indeed focus on the figure of Thanos. The so-called greatest, greatest, and most horrific villains the Avengers have ever faced. Therefore, Iron Man et al, in this film, need a lot of help. One of them is from the Guardians of the Galaxy gang. Led by Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), it is.
Yes, Avengers: Infinity War will indeed be a super-duper-crowded film. In addition to the four permanent members of the Avengers, namely: Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), as well as Guardians of the Galaxy, there will also be Doctor Strange ( Benedict Cumberbatch), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), etc.
According to supersexy actress Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), the number of superheroes who appear in Avengers: Infinity War is more than 30 characters! In fact, there is one scene involving up to 61 or 62 people. A lot of. ScarJo couldn’t tell the difference between the cast and crew while filming.
Director Joe Russo stated, Avengers: Infinity War is indeed strengthened by thousands of cast. In fact, he couldn’t even remember them one by one. In addition to the main stars, this film is also enlivened by the appearance of special cameos. Like Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, and, of course, the legendary Marvel comic artist Stan Lee.
In addition, which is also interesting, among the list of players Avengers: Infinity War, there is the name of Peter Dinklage. Fans of the Game of Thrones series (2011), of course, are already familiar with the actor Tyrion Lannister. However, director Joe Russo did not want to reveal what role the midget actor played.
If calculated, a total of 67 superhero and supervillain characters are presented by this Avengers: Infinity War film. However, what appeared in the official posters were only 24 main profiles. Which, so far, has been widely known by the fans.
By carrying dozens of stars who act as superheroes, this Avengers: Infinity War film, it is certain, requires a huge production cost. In fact, the budget, it is estimated, became the most expensive in the history of cinema. Namely, reaching USD 400 million! The former “only” cost USD 378.5 million.
During a year of shooting, with the main location in Atlanta, Georgia, the toughest challenge the production team of Avengers: Infinity War, led by director duo Joe and Anthony Russo, had to face was providing logistics. And set the schedule of the artists. Because the stars are very busy. And they don’t just play in this film.
For example, the case experienced by Benedict Cumberbatch. The actor of the magic shaman Doctor Strange must undergo filming The Current War. Which, the plan, will also be released in 2018.