Why Marvel trusted only Robert Downey Jr. with the full script of 'Avengers: Endgame'?

Why Marvel trusted only Robert Downey Jr. with the full script of 'Avengers: Endgame'?

The world has waited for a year and come next week, Marvel Studios and Disney will finally release 'Avengers: Endgame' to theaters. Calling it the most-anticipated movie of the year would be an understatement. There have been speculations, wild theories, leaks and spoilers flooding the internet every day since the 'Infinity War,' and up until April 26, no one knows what will happen.

Except for one man. He had received the full script of 'Avengers: Endgame' and it's safe to say that he's done an absolutely amazing job of keeping it a secret and not be a spoilsport. The Russo brothers revealed to Rotten Tomatoes, that Robert Downey Jr. was the only actor who received the full script of 'Avengers: Endgame,' and it's not surprising that the director duo trusted MCUs main man with it.

Guess being Iron Man has its perks. Not just was he the central character since the start of the Infinity Saga, he's sure to play a pivotal role in defeating Thanos in 'Endgame.' That said, the Russos admitted that Chris Evans might've also gotten a full script too, but they could only confirm about Downey having a look.

Mum's the word: Robert Downey Jr. was the only Avenger to have read the full script of Endgame. (Getty Images)


It's fair to say that the Russo brothers have made all efforts to make sure that just everything about the movie was kept under wraps. This time last year, all the hard work was undone when Tom Holland, who plays Spiderman, was guilty of letting the spoilers slip out, that the directors were forced to not let him have a copy of the script, but rather just give him his lines. 

Director Joe Russo confirmed the only parts of the script Holland saw were his lines and he did not even know who he was in scenes with until he got to set each day. 

Russo said: "Yeah, Tom Holland does not get the script. Tom Holland gets his lines and that’s it. He doesn’t even know who he’s acting opposite of. We’ll just, we use like very vague terms to describe to him what is happening in the scene because he has a very difficult time keeping his mouth shut."


Another star who had a difficult time keeping his mouth shut was Mark Ruffalo, who apparently spilled the name of the movie on a show.  

Guess when it comes to keeping secrets, Downey's the man.

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