As it turns out, Avengers: Endgame footage has been floating around online. It may be tempted to watch it and subsequently share it with others, but the movie’s directors, the Russo Brothers, are asking you to please refrain.
In an open letter shared to the official Avengers social media channels, directors Joe and Anthony Russo have asked that fans please keep from spoiling the movie for their friends by simply keeping their mouths zipped. Seriously, with a letter like this one, you may as well throw away the key.
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You can see the letter in its heartfelt entirety below:
— The Avengers (@Avengers) April 16, 2019
The letter is similar to one that the brothers posted back in 2018 asking fans to do the same thing: respect the fact that some fans may not have seen the movie yet. It thanks the fans who have been along for the wacky ride that’s been the Avengers films for the last 11 years, and made it clear that this ending will indeed be “surprising.”
“Please know that the two of us, along with everyone involved in Endgame, have worked tirelessly for the last three years with the sole intention of delivering a surprising and emotionally powerful conclusion to the Infinity Saga,” the letter reads.
Social media is a particularly dangerous place right now, since footage has apparently leaked to the public. If you come across Avengers: Endgame spoilers, do your part and don’t retweet or share them – we’re all just a bunch of movie fans out here, after all, trying to have a good time and see Thanos meet his grizzly end after snapping our faves out of existence.
So don’t go out and ruin it for everyone else, alright? Remember, Thanos still demands your silence….