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The Russo Brothers Revealed Why Spider-Man Took Forever To Die In 'Infinity War,' And Tear

Diply 31 May 2018

Evidently, the Russo Brothers aren't quite finished obliterating our emotions with Avengers: Infinity War. At least, not if you consider their latest interview with The Huffington Post, where they divulged a heartbreaking detail about Spider-Man's death.

To be fair, we are constantly poking around for more information about the film, so we're kind of setting ourselves up, are we not?

As you recall, Spider-Man had the most agonizing, drawn-out death out of everyone who was affected by Thanos.

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The Russo Brothers practically tore out our hearts and then showed them to us during that scene.

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Recently, the duo was asked why Spider-Man had a much longer death sequence than the other heroes. 

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Specifically, someone posited that it was Spider-Man's Spider-Sense which triggered his early realization that something was wrong and therefore made his experience longer.

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“That’s correct, he was aware of something,” explained Joe Russo in response to the theory. 

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Wow, okay. That sounds super awful for Spider-Man.

Basically, Joe Russo confirmed that Spider-Man — the least experienced and most innocent hero in the film — had to undergo the feeling of dying longer than anyone else.

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This is even more depressing when you consider that Spider-Man had just become an honorary Avenger.

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And before long, he was already experiencing the very real consequences of being a part of the team.

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And let's not forget that Infinity War was the first film where Spider-Man's Spider-Sense was introduced.

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There was no allusion to it in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

In other words, Spider-Man truly begins to understand the depth of his Spider-Sense in a scene where he's literally dying.

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Great. Love it. This just made Spider-Man's death so much easier to cope with.

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Obviously, we'll be able to catch Spidey in Avengers 4, along with a host of other characters who died in Infinity War.


On top of that, there's an untitled sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming set to hit theaters in 2019.

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In fact, a plot synopsis for the upcoming sequel was recently leaked on Reddit.

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Now, if you want to shield yourself from potential spoilers, we suggest you stop reading here.

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Still here? Cool, let's jump right into it.

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According to the leak, the film is "set after Avengers 4. Peter is revived, and it appears Tony Stark will indeed die and Peter will be mourning his death."

So, right off the bat: Tony Stark. Dead.

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Apparently, Mysterio, Alistair Smythe, Vulture, and Scorpion are going to be the film's main villains. 

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The leak also claims that the sequel will play a part in building up the Sinister Six.

For those who don't know, the Sinister Six is an evil organization consisting of Doctor Octopus, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Sandman, and Vulture.

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As for the title of the next movie in the franchise, rumor has it that it'll be Spider-Man: Field Trip.

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Honestly, though, we hope it's something a lot cooler than Field Trip.

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But all that really matters is that we get Spider-Man back.


And much like his death, the next time we see Spider-Man alive, it's going to be very emotional.

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