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#1 Edited by jashro44 (51888 posts) - - Show Bio

SPOILERS BELOW! IF YOU DON'T WANT TO READ SPOILERS TURN BACK NOW!

Starting with Thanos motivation:

“He’s from a planet called Titan that’s no longer inhabited because of things that he thought he could help prevent, and he was not allowed to do that,” he told Entertainment Weekly. “What he feared most happened, and the planet and everybody on it basically went extinct. He vowed not to let that happen again. He thinks he sees the universe going down the tubes. He thinks he sees life expanding outward unchecked. That will bring ruin, he believes, to the universe and to that life.”

Feige explained that Thanos understands his mission to be to destroy one-half of the universe to save the other. “That’s either genius or horrific, depending on your point of view,” he said, “and most of our point of views say it’s pretty horrific.”

https://www.cbr.com/infinity-war-thanos-noble-motivations/

Also for the battle forum crowd (you might already be aware of this):

“What do you do with the mad that you feel?” the description from Entertainment Weekly reads. “If you’re Thanos, you use the purple and blue Infinity Stones to rip a moon out of orbit and hurl it against the ground like a dinner plate. While fans have speculated that this may be devastation on Xandar, where the Nova Corps was guarding the purple power stone from the Orb, Marvel tells EW this shot is actually on Titan, the ruined home world of Thanos.”

https://www.cbr.com/avengers-infinity-war-thanos-titan-moon/

Also an explanation what the avengers are doing in Wakanda (The Soul Stone isn't there apparently)

“Cap makes the decision to bring [Vision] here to Wakanda,” director Anthony Russo told Entertainment Weekly. “Earth is making its last stand to keep the stone from Thanos. It’s the best place to make your last stand.”

https://www.cbr.com/avengers-infinity-war-wakanda-role-revealed/

Here is the rest of the article. They've also teased someone is going to die (but it hasn't been confirmed)

http://ew.com/movies/2018/03/08/avengers-infinity-war-behind-the-scenes/3/

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#3 Posted by Heatforce (5698 posts) - - Show Bio

HA! Thanos is different from the comics. I'll see myself out ;-P

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5b0845740eb0b (1578 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting...

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#5 Posted by mrmonster (14142 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparently Bucky will go by White wolf from now on, starting in Infinity War.

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#6 Edited by ThEBeStOfTheBeST (9844 posts) - - Show Bio

So Thanos with 2 infinity stones is a casual moon-buster, interesting. Regardless, this movie is going to be great.

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#8 Posted by Battle123axe (8849 posts) - - Show Bio

HA! Thanos is different from the comics. I'll see myself out ;-P

I mean, it doesn't sound bad...

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#9 Posted by phillip33 (3635 posts) - - Show Bio

I kinda like it, want to see how they make it all play out.

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#10 Posted by ThunderPrince (6855 posts) - - Show Bio

I kinda like it, want to see how they make it all play out.

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#11 Edited by Heatforce (5698 posts) - - Show Bio

@battle123axe: never said it did, just kidding and all that. Different universe so it's fine. That's why I never understood "not muh superman" complaints about the dceu. Prime earth superman is safe and sound in the prints, same for thanos.

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#12 Posted by Battle123axe (8849 posts) - - Show Bio

@battle123axe: never said it did, just kidding and all that. Different universe so it's fine. That's why I never understood "not muh superman" complaints about the dceu. Prime earth superman is safe and sound in the prints, same for thanos.

fair enough

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#13 Posted by GoofTheFloof (372 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope thanos is a universe buster by the end of the movie

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#14 Posted by MICKEY-MOUSE (36465 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope thanos is a Multi universe buster by the end of the movie

Fixed. Also he needs to collapse the Multiverse and bring in the X-men, Deadpool, and F4 :P.

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#15 Posted by GoofTheFloof (372 posts) - - Show Bio

@mickey-mouse: i hope Thanos sneezes and blows up the entire solar system

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#16 Posted by thor321 (1502 posts) - - Show Bio

Gamora has her own group.

she leads Groot, Rocket and Thor somewhere.

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#17 Edited by Morpheus_ (34209 posts) - - Show Bio

I love how Thanos is basically Jor-El.

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#18 Edited by _KingofLatveria (18365 posts) - - Show Bio

interesting. So I guess Hela isn't coming back as Mistress Death

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#19 Posted by bobandjim1260 (973 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that Mistress Death will appear in Avengers 4 after he aquires all of the stones. This is technically the same reason he aquired the Gauntlet and killed half of the Universe in the comics.

Anyway, I feel she will appear at that point because otherwise Thanos isn't really the true villain of the film, Mistress Death is. If our first on screen role for Thanos was him obsessing over a skeleton lady, I'd detract from his very complex character outside of the one attribute most casual comic readers know about him.

There has been too many hints of Mistress Death (the Walls on Morag, The Other joking around about it, Eternity (Death's brother) being name dropped). Plus all of the stuff that Josh Brolin said in regards to Thanos while filming the 4th Avengers film. I could be wrong, but I think it'd be rather silly to keep one of the largest aspects of a character out of the films. Contrary to popular belief, I don't think Death or the Abstracts are that hard or strange to cotton on to. I don't think death will be Hela either, because Hela doesn't really fit the same way as Mistress Death. She's also nowhere near as powerful as the Abstract.

Due to the Abstracts connection with the Infinity Stones, I feel that they'll appear once Thanos assembles the whole Gauntlet in Avengers 4.

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#20 Posted by bobandjim1260 (973 posts) - - Show Bio

@thebestofthebest: Well, throwing a Moon and being a Moon buster is two different things. That seems pretty comic book accurate considering the two stones we see in the Gauntlet when he does this.

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#21 Posted by deactivated-5aa8a6c4d26f9 (269 posts) - - Show Bio

This sounds like it's shaping up to be an epic movie

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#22 Posted by ThEBeStOfTheBeST (9844 posts) - - Show Bio
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#23 Posted by TheBeardOfZues (2801 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a feeling that the Avengers wont reunite in this movie.

I don't even think Cap and co are going to meet Thanos in this movie.

IMO it's going to go down like this.

Thor and Guardians will face Thanos on Xandar

Hulk and The Secret Avengers will face the children of Thanos on Earth.

Tony and Strange will be the middle two, Strange will probably sense some cosmic thread and they'll head to xandar.

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#24 Posted by MICKEY-MOUSE (36465 posts) - - Show Bio

@thebeardofzues: Mhhhhh Nah on some of your points, cause they contradict what people in the cast and working on the movie have said, yes to other points.

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#25 Posted by jashro44 (51888 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that Mistress Death will appear in Avengers 4 after he aquires all of the stones. This is technically the same reason he aquired the Gauntlet and killed half of the Universe in the comics.

Anyway, I feel she will appear at that point because otherwise Thanos isn't really the true villain of the film, Mistress Death is. If our first on screen role for Thanos was him obsessing over a skeleton lady, I'd detract from his very complex character outside of the one attribute most casual comic readers know about him.

There has been too many hints of Mistress Death (the Walls on Morag, The Other joking around about it, Eternity (Death's brother) being name dropped). Plus all of the stuff that Josh Brolin said in regards to Thanos while filming the 4th Avengers film. I could be wrong, but I think it'd be rather silly to keep one of the largest aspects of a character out of the films. Contrary to popular belief, I don't think Death or the Abstracts are that hard or strange to cotton on to. I don't think death will be Hela either, because Hela doesn't really fit the same way as Mistress Death. She's also nowhere near as powerful as the Abstract.

Due to the Abstracts connection with the Infinity Stones, I feel that they'll appear once Thanos assembles the whole Gauntlet in Avengers 4.

Is it really the same motivation as the comics? It doesn't seem like mistress death will be in this movie....

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#26 Posted by Worldofthunder (5055 posts) - - Show Bio

@morpheus_: Jor-El, HAHAHAHA, my thoughts exactly dude.

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#27 Edited by bobandjim1260 (973 posts) - - Show Bio

@jashro44:

Yeah, Mistress Death tasked Thanos with killing half the life in the Universe due to overpopulation messing with the natural balance of life and death. Everything about Thanos so far is comic book accurate. Mistress Death will likely not appear in this film, and will instead appear in the 4th Avengers film. Here is more on his character. https://www.themarysue.com/thanos-brolin-infinity-war-interview/

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#28 Posted by Amcu (15810 posts) - - Show Bio

1 month to go .

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1 month to go .

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#30 Posted by Amcu (15810 posts) - - Show Bio

@rogueshadow: Haha! That's the best thing I've seen all day. lol.

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#31 Posted by PayneInTheAss (10909 posts) - - Show Bio

So it´s possible that Thanos was afraid of Odin, and now he´s dead he comes to Earth?

Or we can discard that since Odin was never the protector of Earth?

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#32 Posted by Thorthunder98 (6416 posts) - - Show Bio

So it´s possible that Thanos was afraid of Odin, and now he´s dead he comes to Earth?

Or we can discard that since Odin was never the protector of Earth?

That would be pretty cool if Thanos mentions Odin saying something like now he's gone nobody can challenge me, just certify that Odin was a top dog in the mcu. And Thanos is going after the universe not just Earth so Odin would've got involved he is also a protector of the 9 realms which includes Earth anyways.

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#33 Posted by Batvibe12 (5473 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool.

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#34 Edited by phillip33 (3635 posts) - - Show Bio

Ooooooohhhh boiiii

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#35 Posted by rogueshadow (29061 posts) - - Show Bio

@payneintheass said:

So it´s possible that Thanos was afraid of Odin, and now he´s dead he comes to Earth?

Or we can discard that since Odin was never the protector of Earth?

That would be pretty cool if Thanos mentions Odin saying something like now he's gone nobody can challenge me, just certify that Odin was a top dog in the mcu. And Thanos is going after the universe not just Earth so Odin would've got involved he is also a protector of the 9 realms which includes Earth anyways.

I think a low-key under current of some of the recent films have been the death of potential characters and groups that could threaten Thanos. Odin, The Ancient One, Asgard, the disbanding of the Avengers, death/abandonment of some of the top-tier sorcerers, scattering of S.H.I.E.L.D. etc. it all leaves Earth ripe for the taking.

Regarding Odin specifically, we'll see, but I do think that Odin would more than likely have beaten Thanos. In his old age it could have been less of a done deal, but prime Odin was more powerful than both Surtur and Hela, I think he'd have taken Thanos out fairly decisively in universe. Even as an old man he could decimate Thor.

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#36 Posted by deactivated-5c60dc252a2af (5801 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Thanos would succeed in destroying half of the Universe like he did in the comics.

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#37 Edited by PayneInTheAss (10909 posts) - - Show Bio

@thorthunder98 said:
@payneintheass said:

So it´s possible that Thanos was afraid of Odin, and now he´s dead he comes to Earth?

Or we can discard that since Odin was never the protector of Earth?

That would be pretty cool if Thanos mentions Odin saying something like now he's gone nobody can challenge me, just certify that Odin was a top dog in the mcu. And Thanos is going after the universe not just Earth so Odin would've got involved he is also a protector of the 9 realms which includes Earth anyways.

That makes even more sense.

I guess we could add The Ancient One death too, not to forget the Collector's home base was destroyed and he is on the move.

Basically Thanos waited for this moment where the majority of the stones are at their most vunerable

I don´t know if I like this , but seems apropiate.

EDIT - Yeah, basically what @rogueshadow posted first

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#38 Posted by TheNoobStomper (783 posts) - - Show Bio

Its really not that complicated. Comic book Thanos is far from relatable. Adding some sort of solid backstory is a good move, and this (wanting to save your people but eventually failing to do so) is a quite good one, considering that what he wants to do is for the BENEFIT OF OTHERS, as well as himself.

Him moonbusting with 2 stones is like the easiest thing ever. He has the space stone which allows for teleportation and the power stone which can virtually crack a planet open in a seconds. Through the space gem you affect the planet with the purple one, and then using the blue one you bring the fragmented pieces to your location as projectiles.

Obviously Vision gets taken to Wakanda after Proxima Midnight and Corvus Glaive fail at retrieving the mind stone from him, so Cap considers Wakanda the safest place for him to be, which is not wrong.

This is nothing new. You can piece as much from the trailers. Proxima and Glaive go to New York for Vision on this flying ring ship, meanwhile Spidey, Strange, Tony etc. go after the spaceship which is returning to Titan, which is where they run across the Guardians, Hulk is teleported to Earth by Loki before Thanos boards Thor's spaceship, Thor takes off with Groot and Rocket to forge his new hammer, so they are all absent during the events on Titan...Its all...in...the...trailers...nothing new....hope that i am wrong though.

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#39 Posted by Thorthunder98 (6416 posts) - - Show Bio

@thorthunder98 said:
@payneintheass said:

So it´s possible that Thanos was afraid of Odin, and now he´s dead he comes to Earth?

Or we can discard that since Odin was never the protector of Earth?

That would be pretty cool if Thanos mentions Odin saying something like now he's gone nobody can challenge me, just certify that Odin was a top dog in the mcu. And Thanos is going after the universe not just Earth so Odin would've got involved he is also a protector of the 9 realms which includes Earth anyways.

I think a low-key under current of some of the recent films have been the death of potential characters and groups that could threaten Thanos. Odin, The Ancient One, Asgard, the disbanding of the Avengers, death/abandonment of some of the top-tier sorcerers, scattering of S.H.I.E.L.D. etc. it all leaves Earth ripe for the taking.

Regarding Odin specifically, we'll see, but I do think that Odin would more than likely have beaten Thanos. In his old age it could have been less of a done deal, but prime Odin was more powerful than both Surtur and Hela, I think he'd have taken Thanos out fairly decisively in universe. Even as an old man he could decimate Thor.

Yeaa that's true everything's been falling apart for all the things/people that could defend against him.

Yea I agree with that like Thor pretty much could not touch Odin and I feel like Thor might give Thanos some trouble in IW, I could see Odin taking Thanos out pretty decisively.

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#40 Posted by YouShallNotPass (1167 posts) - - Show Bio

Gamora dies apparently

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#41 Posted by LEGACY6364 (7441 posts) - - Show Bio

MCU Thanos is the most ignorant villain yet. His comic counter part is so much better.

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#42 Posted by deltahuman (4969 posts) - - Show Bio

So Thanos is basically DCEU Jor-El on Steroids.

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#43 Posted by uugieboogie (13018 posts) - - Show Bio

MCU Thanos is the most ignorant villain yet. His comic counter part is so much better.

How’s he ignorant?

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#44 Posted by LEGACY6364 (7441 posts) - - Show Bio

@legacy6364 said:

MCU Thanos is the most ignorant villain yet. His comic counter part is so much better.

How’s he ignorant?

For starters he sat on a fat ass on his floating lazyboy for 18 movies, before he finally got up just to say "I'll do it myself".

Second, destroying one-half of the universe doesn't save the other half.

Third, even if the logic was destroying half of life to control the other half in the hopes of forcing peace, It's still flawed. As there will be opposition and rebellions. Which is the opposite of peace.

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#45 Posted by lordraiden (9662 posts) - - Show Bio

What a cliffhanger to end Infinity War on....."SNAP" and the screen fades to black.........roll credits! every few seconds in intervals you see lives snuffed out of reality as the credits keep rolling!!

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#47 Posted by phillip33 (3635 posts) - - Show Bio
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#48 Posted by jashro44 (51888 posts) - - Show Bio

Bump since spoilers are out now(Don't tag me I don't them)

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#49 Edited by deactivated-5c531e53b02be (3640 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanos gets all stones he snaps and kills almost everyone.

They all start turning to Ashe and dying except for Tony, nebula, Cap, and few others.

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#50 Posted by deactivated-5ae4a3e17c71e (732 posts) - - Show Bio

I just scrolled down instantly to the last, for not bumping into some heavy spoilers, while still trying to jump into spoilers thread only because I cannot resist!

WHAT SHOULD I DO!!