Avengers: Endgame directors reveal THIS is the 'most expensive shot in movie history'; Find Out

Avengers: Endgame released in April. The movie went on to become the highest-grossing movie of all-time. But the Russo Brothers have now revealed that there was a record it made that many people weren't aware of.
Avengers: Endgame directors reveal THIS is the 'most expensive shot in movie history'; Find OutAvengers: Endgame directors reveal THIS is the 'most expensive shot in movie history'; Find Out
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Avengers: Endgame wasn't an easy movie to make. Imagine the number of Avengers, their side-kicks and Thanos' army, all in one frame. It would have been a task to put together that epic cinematographical masterpiece. We still have chills thinking about the scene. While the effort is evident, it is obvious that it would have been a costly movie to shoot as well. The unit, the equipment and the actors, the amount of money spent on the movie would be mind-blowing. While the movie's cost might be crazy, the Russo Brothers recently revealed that the most probably featured one of the most expensive scenes in the history of cinema. 

Talking to IMDb at the San Diego Comic-Con, Joe and Anthony Russo joked that they probably have they featured the "most expensive shot in movie history." Which scene is it? Well, the scene in the discussion is Iron Man aka Tony Stark's funeral. Fans would remember that almost all the Avengers and a few non-Avengers characters were also present at the venue. 

The directors and writers revealed that there were so "many salaries on the screen" at that moment. “We used to joke, and I don’t know if it’s joking, it’s probably the most expensive shot in movie history. That’s a lot of salary on the screen there. At the very least it’s the most expensive day of extras in movie history, outside of Cleopatra," Joe Russo opined. “For people to just stand there, they’re not even moving,” Avengers: Endgame co-writer Christopher Markus added. 

“They were all brought there under this pretense that they were coming for a wedding — it’s kind of heartbreaking to think about now — but they all have managers, and agents, and hair and make up, and we can’t tell anybody what we’re up to, because it can leak through one of a thousand sources,” Joe explained. “So they were all brought there under the pretense that they’re coming for a wedding, and the day they got there and we started to dress them in the black outfits, they said, ‘This is a very strange wedding.’ We said, ‘It’s because it’s actually a funeral,’” he added. 

But not all were unaware of the scene previously. The directors revealed Gwenyth Paltrow knew about it. "Maybe one or two of the other actors we knew it was a big moment for. But no, most of them found out on that day, so it’s a testament to what good actors they are," Anthony revealed. "Tom Holland thinks he still was acting in a wedding that day. I don’t think we ever told him what it was," Joe added. 

All said and done, we were glad that the star-studded scene was kept in the movie. Avengers: Endgame releases on DVDs in August. Stay tuned to more updates. 

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