The Millie Bobby Brown/Russo Brothers team-up that I’m sure someone, somewhere, was waiting for is finally happening. Universal just picked up the rights to The Electric State, a new sci-fi film that the Russos will direct and Brown will star in. Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who have worked with the Russos on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame, are handling the script, which is based on the book by artist Simon Stålenhag. Stålenhag’s art also inspired the recent Amazon series Tales From the Loop.
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Last night brought one of the best watch parties yet since the coronavirus pandemic quarantine began. Directors Anthony & Joe Russo and writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely hopped online to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Avengers: Endgame by live-tweeting the entire movie. The filmmakers posted bits of trivia from the movie’s development, including alternate ideas and scenes, showed off photos and videos from behind the scenes, and cracked some solid jokes. So we’ve rounded up all the best bits from last night’s Avengers: Endgame watch party so you can be in the know. Read More »
Last night marked the one-year anniversary of the theatrical release of Avengers: Endgame. It’s hard to believe that one year ago, we were sitting in a movie theater watching the epic battle between The Avengers and Thanos, and today we don’t even have movie theaters to sit in. Thankfully, directors Anthony & Joe Russo and co-writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely will help us cope with the mad world we currently find ourselves in by participating in an Avengers: Endgame watch party tonight, hosted by ComicBook.com. Here’s how you can follow along. Read More »
Think you already know everything there is to know about Avengers: Endgame? Think again!
In a new interview, writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely reveal some Endgame alternate story ideas that didn’t make it into the final cut – including an interdimensional battle in which our heroes face off against versions of themselves. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, learn from Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely what it takes to write a film for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, a video essay wonders if comedy has died on the big screen as studios shy away from supporting them in theaters, and the cast of IT Chapter Two finds out which characters they’d be after taking a Buzzfeed quiz. Read More »
Screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely appeared in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 to talk about Avengers: Endgame. Hosted by Jeff Goldsmith of Backstory Magazine, the panel discussion was an all-encompassing look at the process of writing the film, revealing some never before heard tidbits about the epic MCU conclusion. Here’s what we learned.
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Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo have used their power in Hollywood to form their own production studio called AGBO, and several of the brothers’ upcoming projects are reunions with fellow veterans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One of their newest is an untitled film which will reunite them with Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.
The movie is set to focus on Christopher Wylie, who was at the center of the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal; that company illegally mined unsuspecting Facebook users’ data without permission and used it for political targeting. David Gordon Green, who most recently directed 2018’s Halloween film, is in talks to direct. Learn more about the new movie below. Read More »
The Avengers: Endgame explanation tour will never end. Screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are set to appear in their own Comic-Con panel in Hall H to answer all your questions about the climactic Marvel Cinematic Universe film — that is, if they haven’t already been answered already.
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It’s been more than two weeks since Avengers: Endgame was released in theaters, but the internet has been abuzz with speculation about the Marvel Studios film and its characters’ fates. To answer some of these Avengers Endgame fan theories, writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely attempted to smooth out some of the logistical wrinkles and answered questions about the Infinity Gauntlet’s true powers.
Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame below.
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What does the future hold for Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Avengers: Endgame writers have hinted at a potential answer in a new interview, but we can’t begin to address their response without spoiling the events of Endgame. So consider this your spoiler warning, and continue on for their comments. Read More »