Avengers: Endgame had a historic run in theaters earlier this yr, with a cinematic epic that introduced an finish to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we all know it. The blockbuster definitely lined various floor in its three-hour runtime, however it feels like a good quantity was left on the slicing room flooring. The recently-released Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame: The Art of the Movie ebook highlights a number of the moments that did not make it into the movie — together with a pivotal one surrounding the movie’s antagonist, Thanos (Josh Brolin). A brand new video from Toys Encyclopedia Thailand walks by way of the ebook, and round 12:35 into the video, it showcases idea artwork of Thanos as a child and a younger little one. (And no, not the sort in Cosmic Ghost Rider.)
The subject of Thanos’ early days has been mentioned fairly a bit by Marvel followers, particularly after idea artwork from earlier this yr debuted of a younger Mad Titan alongside The Eternals. While it would not sound there are plans to discover his origin story on the large display, it is apparently one thing that has been mentioned.
“To be honest with you I’ve always been interested in Thanos’ childhood,” Marvel Executive Vice President Victoria Alonso revealed earlier this yr. “And although I don’t know if we will see it in one of our movies, I think it’s important to know how he became who he was.”
“What we have been on the lookout for within the character of Thanos is the strongest, most intimidating determine within the universe,” co-director Anthony Russo stated in a earlier interview. “While on the identical time we needed to inform a narrative a few character with a extremely advanced and empathetic inside life. There aren’t a number of actors that may give you each of these issues. Josh Brolin is maybe the most effective instance that yow will discover the place you’ve gotten anyone who has a bodily presence and brings that stage of depth and menace, whereas on the identical time having one other layer at all times at work beneath that, which is a really advanced inside life and a number of emotional depth and texture.”
Upcoming Marvel Studios tasks embody Black Widow on May 1, 2020, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier in Fall of 2020, The Eternals on November 6, 2020, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on February 12, 2021, WandaVision in Spring 2021, Loki in Spring 2021, Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness on May 7, 2021, Spider-Man three on July 16, 2021, What If…? in Summer 2021, Hawkeye in Fall 2021, Thor: Love and Thunder on November 5, 2021, and Black Panther 2 on May 6, 2022.