A while back, there were rumors that Marvel Studios- in its attempts to maintain a sense of surprise and secrecy- shot multiple endings for CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. We’ve heard, for a while, that there’s a big death at the end of the film, and the rumor suggested that they filmed various scenes where a different character bought the proverbial farm in order to throw people off, or to give the studio leeway in deciding which way they wanted to go with the overall MCU story being told.
UPROXX had the chance to chat with CIVIL WAR screenwriters, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, about those reports and the scribes did not mince their words:
Here’s exactly how the exchange went. “No, I saw that on the internet and thatâ€™s crap,â€ McFeely said. â€œI read, we read, we filmed three deaths.” Markus then chimed in, to make clear that the movie was filmed as written, with no alternate branching paths. “This is very much the movie weâ€™ve always intended on where we wanted to stand and where we wanted to leave it,” Markus declared.
And, in case their point was somehow unclear, McFeely offered up this sample headline:
“Thatâ€™s crap, says Steve McFeely.â€
So, there you have it.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR comes out on May 6, and it will be the third Cap film written by Markus and McFeely.