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‘How About Returning to the Mcu?’: Russo Brothers Reportedly Reached Out to The Weeknd for an Experimental Musical Movie, Fans Ask Just Return for Secret Wars

Joe and Anthony Russo (also known as the Russo brothers), the director duo responsible for the success behind the MCU have been making the rounds around the internet for their latest film, The Gray Man. Another idea of a film collab with The Weeknd was thought up by the duo but fans of the MCU had their own opinions regarding the whole deal.

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The Russo brothers at the premiere of Avengers: Endgame (2019).
The Russo brothers at the premiere of Avengers: Endgame (2019).

What the Russo brothers want with The Weeknd

The Weeknd to work with the Russo Brothers?
The Weeknd to work with the Russo Brothers?

In a tweet by Rolling Stone, it is reported that the director duo approached the 4th-ranking artist of all time on Spotify, Abel Tesfaye, known professionally as The Weeknd. The Russo brothers wanted to make an experimental musical film with the collaboration The Weeknd with the duo. The fans, however, quickly requested them to return back to their roots, back in the MCU.

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Fans quickly tweeted their opinions regarding this idea, not all were in line with what the director imagined.

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When the Russo Brothers left the MCU

Russo Brothers on the set of Avengers: Infinity War along with Chris Evans (2018).
Russo Brothers on the set of Avengers: Infinity War along with Chris Evans (2018).

When the Black Widow actress Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit with Disney, that was when the Russo Brothers decided to bid the studio adieu. Their concerns were lying about the terms of payment after the events of Scarlett Johansson’s unfair payment after Black Widow was quickly launched on OTT platforms while the actress’s payment was done on basis of box office earnings.

Thus, although the director duo has admitted interest in directing a Secret Wars movie, it is now speculation regarding their return to their beloved MCU. It is however noted that there has been no response from The Weeknd regarding the offer but it will be interesting what the directors have in mind for the Canadian singer and will their upcoming musical be a success?

The Gray Man (directed by Joe and Anthony Russo) is currently streaming on Netflix.

Source: Twitter