With Avengers: Secret Wars being confirmed, the Russos could be the highest picks to direct, however their confirmed absence is an efficient factor for the mission.
Joe and Anthony Russo have expressed curiosity in sometime returning to the MCU, however that will not be to direct part 6’s Avengers: Secret Wars and that is a very good factor. Regardless of their 4 MCU motion pictures grossing $6.7 billion in theatres, Kevin Feige confirmed that the Russos Brothers will NOT direct Secret Wars, inevitably disappointing those that noticed the Infinity Battle/Endgame double-header as a high-point of the MCU.
Even with their openness to return to the MCU, the administrators have moved on. Publish-MCU, the Russo brothers shifted focus to their manufacturing firm AGBO (additionally referred to as Gozie AGBO), beneath which they’ve launched a number of profitable tasks like 21 Bridges, Extraction and All the pieces All over the place All At As soon as. The Russo’s most up-to-date AGBO launch for Netflix, The Grey Man, is an adaptation of the primary of twelve books in Mark Greaney’s “The Grey Man” sequence. If that franchise kicks off because it may, there isn’t any assure they’ve house on their docket for an additional large Avengers film so quickly.
At yesterday’s Diego Comedian-Con, Marvel President Kevin Feige introduced phases 4, 5, and 6 of the MCU will now be known as the “Multiverse Saga,” and can finish with two new Avengers motion pictures: Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars. After the exceptional success of the Russo’s part 3-ending Infinity Battle and Endgame, it might make sense that they’d be the go-to staff to direct. However though Joe Russo has talked about “Secret Wars” was the Russo’s favourite comedian guide rising up, the Russos not returning is an efficient factor for Secret Wars and the MCU. For a begin, the turnover to a 2025 launch could be too harsh and would compromise the film’s potential.
Why The Russo Brothers Should not Direct Avengers: Secret Wars
Whereas The Russos want to be concerned with Avengers: Secret Wars, many – themselves included – really feel as if they shouldn’t as a result of they’d be spreading themselves too skinny. Joe Russo not too long ago shared the brothers now “have three or 4 tasks lined up. [Our return] must be a time and place factor, however we’re speaking years out,” (by way of The Wrap). Already within the works for the brothers are the sequel to Extraction, a spy sequence for Amazon Prime, a live-action Hercules, and a number of other book-to-film variations. Their new film The Grey Man can also be anticipated to help in stopping Netflix’s latest lack of subscribers. Relying on its success, it’s possible Netflix will green-light extra variations, permitting the Russos to pioneer a big and long-lasting franchise of their very personal.
Not solely do the Russos lack the time they would wish to dedicate to the MCU in the event that they have been to return, a plethora of latest characters and storylines have been launched to the franchise since their hit Avengers: Endgame. Stepping again in for an epic finale with no anticipated involvement within the “Multiverse Saga” may result in potential disconnects and end in Avengers: Secret Wars not garnering the identical reception by followers because the Russos’ earlier Marvel works. Marvel President Kevin Feige himself has shared he want to work along with the brothers once more, however not on the upcoming Avengers motion pictures (by way of Deadline Hollywood).
Joe and Anthony Russo returning to the MCU isn’t utterly off the desk, however timing and prior engagements will possible stop them from returning to direct Avengers: Secret Wars. Nevertheless, they nonetheless get to scratch that Marvel itch, usually collaborating with Marvel actors like Tom Holland, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth on non-MCU tasks. There are additionally loads of new and upcoming AGBO tasks to satiate followers of the brothers’ work.
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