We’ve been hearing rumblings that Avengers: Infinity War would start shooting today for a while now, but directors Joe and Anthony Russo have taken to Facebook to make it official. If you were expecting them to kick things off with a first look at Earth’s Mightiest Heroes battling Thanos though, you may be a bit disappointed.
As you can see below, the first “official” set photo revolves around some trailers, but not the kind that most of us were probably hoping for. Of course, with well over a year until Avengers: Infinity War is released and loads of other movies to promote in the meantime, we may have a very, very long wait before anything substantial is released by Marvel. First, they need to get the likes of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Black Panther out of the way.
Plus, there’s also the fact that Avengers: Infinity War and its currently untitled sequel have a pretty unique production schedule, with Dave Bautista (Drax) reporting to set today and Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch) not expected to show up in Atlanta until April. Not only that, but some actors may not even film their scenes until after most of the shooting has wrapped. As such, it doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing any sort of trailer until at least the summer.
Easily the biggest movie ever tackled by Marvel, Avengers: Infinity War is going to bring together pretty much every character still breathing in the MCU for what promises to be a truly world-changing battle against the Mad Titan. With contracts nearing an end and Phase 4 now on the horizon, rest assured that nothing is going to be the same once this movie finally reaches the big screen.