Third Draft in the Works for 'Avengers: Infinity War'
Something of the size of an Avengers film needs plenty of polish, and the writers behind Infinity War are making sure everything goes right. The third draft is underway for Avengers: Infinity War, which was recently confirmed to be a standalone film.
Writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely have their hands full in the Marvel universe, and particularly with a film set to juggle nearly Marvel's entire roster of characters. "We’re many drafts in. We’re on the third draft of movie one and the second draft of movie two. [We’re writing them in tandem] as much as we can," the writers said.
"On any given day, you’re only working on one but that doesn’t mean that next week, you aren’t working on the other one. And certainly, notes are coming in and all sorts of production stuff is coming in, like for instance, ‘that thing over there is now a window not a door so adjust that.’
"Or, ‘we’re not going to this town now, we’re going to this town.’ That kind of stuff happens constantly and will continue to happen for the next few months." On whether we'll see any characters kick the bucket in the coming films, they said:
"When we lock ourselves in a room with the Russo brothers and a couple of execs from Marvel, one wall has cards for movie one and the other wall has cards for movie two and another wall has little baseball cards of every character still alive in the Marvel universe…"