The Russo Brothers, directors of Avengers Infinity War and Avengers Endgame, left the MCU following their release to pursue their own independent projects. However, the duo in interviews has left the door open to a possible return.
That return may now be on pause due to the lawsuit facing Disney from Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson. The legal matter has reportedly hit an ‘impasse’ according to the Wall Street Journal (via The Playlist).
This comes as Disney and other major production companies change their release model centered around streaming movies online rather than in theaters. The new trend has been a direct byproduct of stalled release dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marvel’s own Kevin Feige has been “angry and embarrassed” regarding the situation according to inside sources. This leaves the studio potentially in jeopardy of losing its creative head.
Though the project the Russo’s were planning to sign on for is unknown, their track record seems to suggest another potential ‘team-up’ movie.
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