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Early Infinity War Draft Had Steve Rogers & Sharon Carter Living Together

Captain America and Sharon Carter

Steve Rogers and Sharon Carter were living together in an early draft of Avengers: Infinity War. Debuting in 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Peggy Carter's niece aka Agent Carter was a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent when she met Captain America. There was some sort of attraction between them, but it wasn't until the events of Captain America: Civil War that something came out of it with the two sharing a kiss. Since then, fans haven't seen Sharon in any of the succeeding films. But it turns out, she was originally slated to appear in Avengers 3 as she shared a place with Steve.

It's no secret that this budding romance wasn't well received by fans. Many took it negatively especially considering the blood relation between Sharon and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell). Steve's tragic first love has always been one of the stronger romantic pairings in the MCU, even before fans found out about his ultimate fate in Avengers: Endgame. Despite the public's cold reception of Steve and Sharon's potential love affair, there were plans to further explore it in Infinity War according to the film's writers, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

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In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, the writing partners behind the Captain America trilogy and the last two Avengers film shared that they "had first drafts where Steve was living with Sharon Carter and it wasn’t going very well." Fortunately, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stepped in and scrapped the idea. The writers didn't reveal any additional information regarding how they got together or why their relationship was on the rocks, but they explained that anything that didn't involve the stones or the looming threat brought by Thanos, they pretty much got rid of for Infinity War.

As revealed in Endgame, Sharon was among those dusted by Thanos' deadly snap in Infinity War. But while Steve ultimately ended up with Peggy thanks to the time traveling abilities they've discovered in Avengers 4, that doesn't mean the public won't see Sharon again in the MCU. Agent 13 and Civil War big bad Helmut Zemo (Daniel Bruhl) are reportedly appearing in Marvel Studios' Falcon and Winter Soldier show on Disney+ starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. All six episodes of the upcoming series will be directed by Kari Skogland. There's been no confirmation when the events of the project will take place but Evans' Steve is not expected to make an appearance.

Considering that no other endings were considered for Steve other than him ending up with Peggy, it's curious why the writers initially thought that leaning on him and Sharon's romantic bond was a good thing. Fans are already confused about the potentially incestuous (which thankfully is not the case) relationship between the two depending on how Steve's ending really played out, but the fact that fans weren't really on board with this following Civil War should've been an indication that it was a bad idea. Fortunately, they veered away from it as including it in Steve's final arc may have tainted what otherwise is a great personal arc for the super soldier in Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame.

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Source: Yahoo Entertainment

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