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Avengers 4 Directors Just Sparked Talk for Secret Wars Movie

by Brandon Russell | November 30, 2018November 30, 2018 3:30 pm PST

Marvel hasn’t announced intentions to make a Secret Wars movie, but if the studio were to go that route, Avengers 4 directors Joe and Anthony Russo would be happy to direct.

Their comments came during a recent Avengers: Infinity War screening, in which they also confirmed they’re taking a break from superhero movies. That is, unless a Secret Wars movie is greenlit, which it very well might be now that Disney is set to acquire 21st Century Fox, which owns the film rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four.

Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, or Secret Wars for short, is a popular limited series first published between 1984 and 1985. The series saw a cosmic entity teleport heroes comprised of Avengers, Fantastic Four, and X-Men to a distant alien planet for the purpose of battling against several villains.

Additionally, the series famously introduced the symbiote that bonds with Spider-Man and later bonds with Eddie Brock.

The Russo brothers have tackled Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers 4, making them an obvious choice for such a large event film. But even if it does happen, it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon.

Be that as it may, perhaps we’ll get some clues for a Secret Wars movie when Avengers 4 hits theaters in May 3, 2019.


Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell likes to rollerblade while listening to ACDC.

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