There's An Avengers: Endgame Easter Egg That No One Managed To Spot

The detail in these movies is insane.

There are plenty of Easter Eggs hidden in Avengers: Endgame and while it wasn’t the final film in Phase 3 of the MCU, it did manage to wrap up a lot of loose ends. Speaking of loose ends, there is one Easter Egg that no one managed to spot in the film, but now that we’ve seen it we can understand why.

The hidden Easter Egg came to light in a new video made by Cinesite who were part of the VFX team behind the movie.

It occurs in the scene after the team fails to secure the Tesseract in 2012 New York, and Tony Stark and Steve Rogers decide to go back further in time to S.H.I.E.L.D’s base in 1970 to get the cube and extra Pym Particles to make the trip back home.

It turns out that the underground bunker where Tony runs into his father Howard Stark, is the same bunker where Arnim Zola, one of the villains from Captain America: The First Avenger, was transferring his consciousness to a computer system as we see in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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In the video, Cinesite reveals one of the computers in the scene at S.H.I.E.L.D features Zola’s face. This makes sense timeline-wise as Zola was still alive in 1970 and would have likely been experimenting with the idea of putting his mind online.

Watch the moment here at 0:41 (though it’s worth watching the whole thing to see the amazing VFX):

In case you don’t really remember Zola, he was Red Skull’s right-hand man and one of the lead scientists at HYDRA. He was captured by Captain America around the end of WWII, but was later recruited to S.H.I.E.L.D.

Zola secretly rebuilt HYDRA while working at S.H.I.E.L.D. and turned Bucky Barnes into the Winter Soldier.

In 1972, Zola found out he was terminally ill and it was then that he finally put his consciousness inside a computer so he could continue HYDRA’s work from beyond the grave.

In The Winter Solder, HYDRA destroys the computer while trying to kill Steve and Natasha Romanoff.

So, we can see why no one noticed, but it’s a pretty cool Easter Egg by Cinesite!

The Russos Would've Dusted All The X-Men Except For Wolverine In Infinity War For This Simple Reason

That's harsh.

The Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo have revealed if they had access to the X-Men characters they would’ve chosen to snap all of them except for Wolverine.

When 21st Century Fox was acquired by Disney fans quickly began theorising how the X-Men and other characters like the Fantastic Four will join the MCU.

Unsurprisingly, many people have asked Avengers writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely as well as the Russo brothers how they would have handled the X-Men as part of the stories they created. And now we know the sad truth.

Speaking with IGN’s Up At Noon Show, the Russos said that if Gambit, Jean Grey, Storm, Cyclops and Rogue were in Infinity War they all would have been dusted and Wolverine would have survived.

Joe explained their reasoning, and it’s actually pretty simple. He said, “I’d love to see a fiercely motivated Wolverine going up against Thanos.”

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We imagine the clawed hero would have felt a similar level of anger as Thor, but given how angry Wolverine is on a day-to-day basis, it probably would have been on another level.

It would have also been interesting to see him having to work with the remaining Avengers to obtain the Infinity Stones, especially given he wouldn’t have worked with them for long and likely wouldn’t have trusted them immediately.

Of course, we’ll never know what would have happened, but it will be interesting to see how Disney integrates Fox’s assets into their own projects in the future.

At this stage we don’t know when the X-Men will appear on the big screen once again, but there’s a tiny chance that the announcement could be coming at The D23 Expo which is held on August 23 to 25. But we won’t be holding our breath…

Idris Elba Has Us Thinking He'll Return To The MCU For The Next Thor Movie

Very interesting!

It’s not unusual for people who star in superhero movies to turn down offers to appear in more films in the franchise. However, this doesn’t appear to be the case when it comes to Idris Elba, whose MCU character Heimdall was killed in the opening scene of Avengers: Infinity War.

During a recent interview with KTSA Radio, Elba revealed he’d be keen to come back to the MCU, and may have even hinted that it’s happening.

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“Of course. Listen, Heimdall is essentially part of the god family. So you know, he essentially could be alive,” he said.

“I’m just saying! I’m just putting it out there. The Heimdall character goes way back into, you know, the Thor mythology, And I’m sure there will be an interesting way to bring that alive. Of course I would. Yes.”

Could that be a hint that he is returning?

Heimdall was murdered in Infinity War after he used his powers to send Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk to Earth to warn everyone about Thanos.

Though, if the actor does return to the MCU, he might actually want to watch Avengers: Endgame first.

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“I have it seen it, so no spoilers! I know, I know. I have no life,” he added in the same interview.

Elba has previously spoken about being on the set of Thor: The Dark World for reshoots, calling it “torture”.

He had just been filming Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom where he was playing Nelson Mandela, and then he had to go back to being Asgardian.

The actor told The Telegraph, “And in the actual scene my hair was different, my… [Sigh] I was like, ‘This is torture, man. I don’t want to do this.’ My agent said: ‘You have to, it’s part of the deal.’”

“I’m actually falling down from a spaceship, so they had to put me in harness in this green-screen studio. And in between takes I was stuck there, fake hair stuck on to my head with glue, this f***ing helmet, while they reset. And I’m thinking: ‘24 hours ago, I was Mandela.’ … Then there I was, in this stupid harness, with this wig and this sword and these contact lenses. It ripped my heart out.”

This is the scene he’s referring to:

It wasn’t exactly the best thing to say in an interview given he appeared in three more MCU films after that, however, he didn’t actually say that he didn’t want to be part of the films, just that the reshoots weren’t exactly fun and games.

So, these new comments have us thinking he may make an appearance in Thor: Love and Thunder, but he is also set to appear in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, so maybe he won’t be allowed to return, who knows?

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