Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo have explained the thought process behind some of the choices they made with the film’s ending.
Warning: Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War follow…
During the bonus features for the movie’s DigitalHD release, per ComicBook.com, the Russo brothers revealed how they chose who would perish at the hands of Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet. The directors had to decide which characters’ demise would be the most emotional for the other superheroes.
“In terms of our choices of who Thanos would end up eradicating with his snap, it was very story focused,” Anthony Russo said. “How do we pay off each individual character story most profoundly?”