Avengers: Infinity War came out on April 27th, 2018. The movie showcased Thanos (We already know that the movie to precede the finale of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was planned to be a standalone Thanos movie but this idea was scrapped in favour of Avengers: Infinity War), the idea was to establish the Mad Titan as the overlord of all that is evil in the Marvel universe.
The entire idea of Thanos’ bloodlust and mad rage was compensated by only one thing in the movie. This one thing was the story of Thor. The Asgardian God of Thunder had already lost everything at the end of Thor: Ragnarok, but the start of Infinity War broke down the hero even further. It was on the Grandmaster’s refugee ship that Thor lost his people and his brother. It finally happened; Thor was all alone in the universe, not even jane to comfort him.
This subplot did receive a payoff when Thor got a new weapon in Infinity War (Against the one he lost in Thor: Ragnarok), this new weapon dubbed the Stormbreaker is both an axe and a hammer. It is a weapon imbued with the primordial might and it lets the hero use his Godly powers to the fullest extent. It was with this “WEAPON OF KINGS” that Thor was able to take down the Mad Titan in Wakanda.
Although, his efforts were for nought when the tyrant of the dark quadrant still snapped his fingers and killed half of all life in creation. It was done, after everything Thor had been through; he had lost to the sadistic nature of destiny.
“Dread it. Run From it. Destiny still arrives” – Thanos
Even after Thor’s defeat the fandom still had certain questions about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For one, we still have no idea what Avengers 4 will be called. The title is said to be a total spoiler and the directors claim that the title should scare the fans. It seems likely that we are pegged to see a tragedy in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
What will happen in the next Avengers movie, we have no idea. The fandom is completely in the dark. Considering the media attention around this franchise it is a surprise that no plot details have leaked out to the general public. Moreover, the actors that are involved with the project rather enjoy teasing the fans when asked for details.
Recently, the Teen Choice Awards adorned Chris Hemsworth for his role as Thor in the final movie of the Thor trilogy, the award was for the best sci-fi actor in a lead role. Chris could not show up to the award function because he had been filming for Men in Black. But the actor did place a video call to choicey (The panda mascot for the Teen Choice Awards) apologising for his absence and ‘trying’ to disclose some spoilers for the upcoming Avengers 4.
The actor tried to unveil Thor’s new weapon and reveal the title for the upcoming movie. The sad part, however, is that Chris had a very bad connection during the call and this caused choicey (And by extension, the fans) to actually miss out on all the actual revelations that the actor was trying to make. The video call has been reproduced below for your scrutiny.
As you witnessed yourself, the video call is essentially just Hemsworth trying to spill secrets, which he can’t do because of the ‘Bad connection’. Marvel studios (In conjunction with Disney) have a certain flair for the dramatic. The people at Marvel studios enjoy pestering fans, but more importantly, they love to keep the fans talking. The idea of Thor trying to unveil details about a movie that everyone is looking forward to certainly does the trick. Don’t agree? Well, you and I are both here, aren’t we? Marvel has a certain panache with which they go about their marketing. We have no idea what Avengers 4 will bring and the video call by Hemsworth certainly doesn’t help.
Avengers: Infinity War will hit the theatres worldwide on April 27, 2018. The cast is impeccable as some of the biggest names are part of the project including Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Chris Pratt (Starlord), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Dave Bautista (Drax), Pom Klementieff (Mantis), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Samuel Jackson (Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Mariah Hill), Jeremy Reiner (Hawkeye), Benedict Wong (Wong), Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange), Tom Holland (Spiderman), Letitia Wright (Shuri), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlett Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), Bradley Cooper (Rocket Raccoon), Vin Diesel (Groot), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Josh Brolin (Thanos).