Some MCU Fans Wish They’d Watched ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Without a Spoiler-Filled Trailer

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Marvel followers are a number of the most devoted and hardcore followers on this planet. And, identical to how Star Wars followers or Game of Thrones followers don’t like spoilers, followers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) additionally don’t like spoilers.

Unfortunately, although, Disney is within the business of being profitable, and that often means making trailers that look cool. Sometimes, one of the best scenes of a film are on the very finish, and that signifies that Disney will generally use these scenes for its trailers.

For the hardcore Marvel followers although, this in the end signifies that many trailers for Marvel films are stuffed with spoilers, and a few followers don’t like that.

Why spoilers matter

Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. earned a hefty sum as Iron Man. | Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

While some individuals like spoilers, many individuals don’t. That’s actually the entire goal of “spoiler alerts,” however for commercials, that’s generally not doable. In any case, for the reason that Marvel films are mainly like a guide the place every film is a special web page, anytime Marvel or anybody else posts spoilers, it could possibly break the shock for some followers.

Surprises are one of many largest the explanation why followers don’t need to see or hear spoilers. Many iconic moments in films, corresponding to Darth Vader’s “I am your father,” second, wouldn’t be as impactful if audiences knew that he was really Luke Skywalker’s father. 

In the Marvel films, there are additionally a ton of surprises that might’ve been ruined by spoilers. For instance, in Spider-Man: Far From Home, followers didn’t know that J. Jonah Jameson could be again, and performed by the identical actor as earlier than. If that scene was spoiled for followers, then the second simply wouldn’t have been as cool as earlier than. 

How the trailer for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ spoiled it

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In the very first trailer for the film, Disney ended it on a excessive word by exhibiting Iron Man and Captain America preventing one another. These scenes have been on the finish of the film and have been undoubtedly a number of the coolest motion sequences that Disney might’ve chosen to indicate. That mentioned, it completely spoiled the film.

That’s as a result of the primary and second components of the film arrange Baron Zemo as the principle villain. His plan, within the film, was to launch the opposite Winter Soldiers that Russia had created.

But since Disney confirmed Iron Man and Captain America preventing it out as a substitute of preventing a bunch of Soviet super0soldiers, Marvel followers form of discovered that Baron Zemo’s plan wouldn’t work. 

Of course, Baron Zemo, in the long run, mentioned that his actual plan was to get Iron Man to struggle Captain America and thus, destroy the Avengers. This appeared like a cop-out for some followers, because it simply made Baron Zemo’s grand plan much more sophisticated and sophisticated than it actually needed to be. 

What Marvel is doing about it now

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In any case, Marvel is aware of that followers hate spoilers and it, together with Disney, is making an attempt their finest to resolve these points. One of the more moderen issues that they’ve achieved was, earlier than the primary trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was launched, they performed a spoiler alert from Tom Holland speaking concerning the trailer.

This may very well be a great way of warning Marvel followers that what they’re about to see has spoilers, and as such, it should give followers an opportunity to not watch it. For Avengers: Endgame although, Marvel has gone with a special technique. The first trailers stored issues hush-hush, however then, after the film broke data, Marvel and Disney determined that they may spoil issues within the trailers.

This may very well be compromise as spoiler-conscious followers averted Avengers: Endgame spoilers completely, whereas individuals who didn’t care an excessive amount of for Marvel might see trailers with all of the cool moments a couple of weeks later.

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