VIDEO: Secrets About Red Skull and The Black Order In Avengers: Infinity War

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Avengers: Infinity War saw the debut of the Black Order and the reappearance of Red Skull/Johann Schmidt, which shocked many viewers who hadn't seen the villain since 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger. As Infinity War featured a ton of characters, neither the Black Order or Red Skull were given much screen time or fleshing out, but that doesn't mean that their dialogue and appearances weren't filled with references and unspoken backstory.

In terms of the Black Order, we want to focus on Proxima Midnight and Ebony Maw in particular, as we've already taken a look at Cull Obsidian. Joe Russo has previously explained that the backstories of the Black Order were supposed to make it into the film, though that plan was scrapped. However, the film still contains a nod to the romantic relationship between Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight, who are married in the comics. How exactly is that referenced in the film? Well, you'll just have to check out the video below to find out more.

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Although Hugo Weaving played Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger, Ross Marquand took up the mantle for Infinity War. The villain survived the snap and is now free to leave Vormir. Writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus both like the villain, and want to see him appear in the future. However, it's unclear whether he'll actually factor into any films in future phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's likely that, if Red Skull appears again in the future, Marquand will be the one to play him.

The Black Order, however, met with a much more grim fate during Infinity War. It seems unlikely that they'll be resurrected, so that film might mark the group's last appearance in the MCU, unless it returns in a prequel of some sort.

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