Update: This article has been updated with the U.S. version.
A brand new Avengers: Infinity War featurette puts the spotlight on Wakanda, and how the technologically advanced nation will play a huge part in Earth's upcoming battle against Thanos and his minions, the Black Order. As part of Disney and Marvel Studios' final push of marketing before the film's star-studded Los Angeles red carpet premiere on April 23, the clip gives fans a brand new look at the final act battle of the epic blockbuster.
Featuring several dozens of characters populating the MCU, the film fulfills the promise of Thanos' imminent arrival on Earth looking for all six Infinity Stones needed to execute his universe-altering evil plans. And it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to make sure that he and his allies don't get their hands on the magical stones, but they'll need the help of some new friends like the Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as Black Panther and the whole Wakandan army.
Posted on Marvel Russia's YouTube account is a lengthy featurette for Infinity War, mainly focusing on the upcoming massive battle set in Wakanda. The clip offers several new looks at the Wakandans and the rest of the Avengers coming to the African nation to gear up for the arrival of Thanos. There's a fresh shot of Captain America aboard a Quinjet, T'Challa possibly mulling the upcoming threat as he scans his kingdom and a hilarious snippet with Bruce Banner and Rhodey as the former attempts to make himself presentable on his first meeting with the King. Commentaries from Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright and Danai Gurira are also included in the video, but are dubbed in Russian. Nevertheless, the visuals are still great to see, check it out above.
Aside from new character shots and interactions, the preview also offers several looks at the ground battle between the Wakandan people and their allies and Thanos' and his Outriders (possibly even some members of the Black Order). The Dora Milaje, led by Okoye, is seen getting into formation, while the Border Tribe (minus W'Kabi) uses their Vibranium-laced cloaks to build a defense wall as T'Challa and the Avengers brace themselves for the onslaught. However, the most intriguing shot of the clip is War Machine going down hard during the intense battle. It's unclear who or what hit him, but some fans are theorizing that it's the mysterious Cull Obsidian who took him down.
Recent reports surfaced that there will be a 25-page fight sequence and it's safe to assume that it will be the final act fight considering the number of moving pieces in that action set-piece. The video did not reveal Thor or Groot, both of whom are expected to also partake in the fight in Wakanda. Perhaps Marvel digitally removed some of the characters in overview shots just like what they did in their previous movies. With Avengers: Infinity War less than a week away from hitting theaters, fans won't have to wait long to find out.
Source: Marvel Russia/YouTube
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