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Avengers: Infinity War to be retitled before release, confirm Captain America: Civil War directors the Russo brothers

'It is misleading' to have them as Part 1 and Part 2

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 05 May 2016 11:25 BST
Avengers assemble to battle an alien race
Avengers assemble to battle an alien race

Keeping track of all these Marvel films isn’t an easy task for the casual fan. Not only are there 11 Marvel Cinematic Universe films confirmed to be coming out in the next few years, but their release orders keep changing, as do their names.

While doing their final promotional duties for Captain America: Civil War, the Russo brothers revealed that Avengers: Infinity War - Part 1 and Part 2 will likely change names before release.

“The movies are two very different movies,” Joe Russo told Uproxx when asked how they decided to cut the film in two.

Asked whether it was misleading to label them Part 1 and Part 2, Anthony agreed “It is misleading,” with Joe adding: “The intention is we will change it, we just haven’t come up with the titles yet. But, yes, we will change it.”

With the films not being necessary parts of the same story, it makes sense to retitle, especially when you consider - as noted in the report - that fans have become a little weary of “Part1, Part 2” films (Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Divergent series, Twilight).

In other Marvel news, Tilda Swinton’s casting in Doctor Strange has proven contentious with fans, many believing an Asian actor should have taken the role.

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