Related: Avengers: Endgame Punishes Star-Lord For Letting Thanos Win. The final fight in Avengers: Endgame featured just about every superhero from the Marvel Cinematic Universe showing up to take part in the epic battle with Thanos.. Shawn is also a published author, with a non-fiction book about the Stephen King Dollar Baby Filmmakers and has begun work on a new fiction series as well. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Don Cheadle as War Machine, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Danai Gurira as Okoye and Bradley Cooper as Rocket, with Gwyneth Paltrow Pepper Potts, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Benedict Wong as Wong, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and Josh Brolin as Thanos. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Aitken revealed that these were eight-limbed creatures, whereas in Infinity War there were only a few that had a full eight limbs. When he isn’t writing about or watching new releases, Cooper is a fantasy football obsessive and looking to expand his Blu-Ray collection – because physical media is still king! That said, it would've also just strengthened the ties Avengers: Endgame has to Thor: The Dark World. Shawn S. Lealos is a freelance writer who received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma with a minor in Film Studies. A one-stop shop for all things video games. In a recent Q&A, Avengers: Endgame co-director Joe Russo explained the scene in the new movie where Thanos summons his army. Thanos' army was big enough as is, and since the MCU hasn't reused the Dark Elves since 2013, there were more than enough alternative members to include. Thanos … The film is in theaters now. Cooper Hood is a news and feature writer for Screen Rant. "These are not quite King Kong sized, but yeah, giant gorilla-ish, alien gorilla creatures who are a formidable force to be reckoned with on the battlefield.". All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. The final battle of Avengers: Endgame almost included the Dark Elves from Thor: The Dark World as part of Thanos' massive army. Slash Film recently interviewed Matt Aitken, the visual effects supervisor for Weta Digital - who worked on the CGI for Avengers: Endgame's final fight - and received this piece of information during the conversation. Visual Effects Supervisor Matt Aitken has revealed who was in Thanos' army in Avengers: Endgame's final battle. When he made his attack on Avengers HQ and was ready to completely wipe out humanity, Thanos stood with the Outriders, the Chitauri, and Sakaarans behind him. He joined Screen Rant in late 2016 following a year-long stint with MCU Exchange, which came after first developing an MCU blog of his own. Additionally, the scene also included the Outriders from Avengers: Infinity War. Naturally, the scene included the Chitauri, who served Thanos and fought the Avengers in 2012's The Avengers.While those aliens are familiar, Aitken revealed that this massive battle introduced the Chitauri gorillas. However, most of hi… Click the button below to start this article in quick view. If Aitken and the team at Weta never had to create the Dark Elves soldiers for the final fight, this idea never made it too far in the development of Avengers: Endgame. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. Aitken also revealed that the Dark Elves were briefly considered as potential candidates for Thanos' army. Aitken was asked to detail every different faction of Thanos' army, and said, "At one point, there were going to be - potentially dark elves were going to show up, they didn’t make an appearance." They were also joined by Thanos' children Ebony Maw, Cull Obsidian, Proxima Midnight, and Corvus Glaive. The heroes were joined by Ravagers, Asgardians, and so much more, and all of them were needed as Thanos' forces were even bigger here than in Avengers: Infinity War. "We see the Chitauri leading them out by chains and then they set them free," Aitekn said. One fight that viewers never got to see was just revealed in the Avengers: Endgame artbook. RELATED: Endgame Writers Reveal If Captain America Could Use the Infinity Gauntlet. While the film took its time to showcase all of the heroes who helped the Avengers in that fateful final battle, Thanos also assembled a mighty army of his own that didn't get as much of a chance to shine. 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