Avengers: Infinity War, Elizabeth Olsen recounts her experience on the set of the film: “We didn’t know we would be banned.”
As many of you will know, i Marvel Studios they are obsessed with secrecy surrounding Marvel Cinematic Universe projects. Between fake scripts, continuous attempts to mislead fans and a secret police who intervene to prevent someone from spreading too much information online about a particular film, the company led by Kevin Feige has always tried to minimize the escape of spoilers and leaks, forcing their own actors to be utterly silent and even not to read the scripts.
During a long interview with Variety, Elizabeth Olseninterpreter of Wanda Maximoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universespoke about his experience on the set of Avengers: Infinity War And Avengers: Endgamerecounting unpublished background on how he learned from the brothers Russian that his character would have been a victim of the snap of Thanos:
Olsen: “I mean, with those movies I didn’t really know what was going on. I only received my pages [della sceneggiatura]so I understand the part of the story that concerns me. The Russos only vaguely told me what was going to happen in the rest of the film. And it wasn’t in the script that everyone would be banned. “
Variety: “Couldn’t you have read the entire script?
Olsen: “For those movies they had us read the script in an office with a security watch on a specific iPad. And I said ‘Can you just tell me what I need to know?’ And I didn’t really need to know what was going to happen with the part of the movie that was about Robert [Downey Jr.]. “
Variety: “Did you know who would die?”
Olsen: “Well, I knew that [Tony Stark] he would have died because I shot that scene. But we called it “The Wedding” in the shooting schedule. I didn’t know I was going to be banned until we shot. We were told the same day. We all went into the van where they showed us the pre-viz. Scarlett [Johansson]Chris [Hemsworth]Chadwick [Boseman]Sebastian [Stan]. We were all in this van and they said ‘This is what’s going to happen. You will disappear. ‘ And our reaction was ‘Ok.’ It was shocking. I mean, we didn’t know. We thought the film would end differently. “
We remember that Avengers: Infinity War (2018) of the brothers Russian includes in the cast Josh Brolin (Thanos), Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark / Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner / Hulk), Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow), Benedict Cumberbatch (Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange), Don Cheadle (James Rhodes / War Machine), Tom Holland (Peter Parker / Spider-Man), Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa / Black Panther), Paul Bettany (Vision), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch), Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson / Falcon), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier) e Tom Hiddleston (Loki).
This is the official synopsis:
“In Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, as the Avengers continue to protect the world from threats too great to be handled by a single hero, a new threat emerges from the cosmic shadows: Thanos, a despot of intergalactic infamy. His goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will throughout the universe. All the battles the Avengers have fought have led to this: the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been so uncertain.“