Director Nia DaCosta, director of horror movie Candyman and the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Marvels, has put the blame of Thanos’ snap in Avengers: Infinity Conflict squarely on Captain America’s burly shoulders.
Whereas chatting with Inverse, she expressed her opinion that’s sure to evoke controversy. She stated, “One thing I prefer to say a bit flippantly about Captain America is that the Snap is all his fault as a result of he was attempting to do his greatest, attempting to do the precise factor.”
She elaborated, “There’s a world wherein he’s a villain as a result of, on the finish of the day, he ought to have simply sacrificed Imaginative and prescient. He selected one robotic’s life, albeit a sentient one, over actually your entire universe. There’s a kind of anti-hero in that if you wish to have a look at it by means of that lens.”
Whereas her opinion might sound excessive and unfair at first, DaCosta does have a degree come to consider it. Steve Rogers was too engaged with doing the precise factor — which meant not buying and selling lives — that he put half your entire universe in danger to avoid wasting one sentient robotic.
Had Imaginative and prescient been killed as he himself needed, Thanos wouldn’t have gotten maintain of Thoughts Stone, and the Mad Titan wouldn’t have been in a position to snap half of all residing beings within the the universe out of existence.
Most MCU followers blame Thanos’ snap on Star-Lord for dropping his cool when he learnt the Large Unhealthy had killed Gamora to accumulate the Soul Stone, however blaming Cap is new, and never completely unfounded. Whereas the Avengers (the remaining ones) had been in a position to undo the snap, there have been casualties like Natasha Romanoff and the five-year hole for a lot of of those that got here again proved traumatic.
The Marvels is the sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel. Written by Megan McDonnell, it can star Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan (Ms Marvel), and Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau.
It’s scheduled to be launched on February 17, 2023.