Because an Avengers movie isn’t ambitious enough on its own, Thanos may be the final ingredient to Joss Whedon’s film. Latinoreview is being maddeningly cryptic, but claims to have inside information that he-who-aspires-to-Godhood will join Loki and if rumors are true, the entire Skrull race as the villains in the upcoming blockbuster.
It hasn’t been revealed how Thanos will factor into the penultimate Marvel movie but the signs to his ambition are as big as anything gets with Marvel. Already the Cosmic Cube has been revealed to be in Captain America: The First Avenger, a device that reshapes reality based on the will of whoever posesses it. The first appearances of Thanos surrounded his quest for this object.
Further, the character is best known for obtaining the Infinity Gauntlet, another piece of all-powerful. A high quality prop of it was on display at last year’s Comic-con alongside those from the Thor film.
I expect Thanos of Titan to be the book-end to The Avengers, but how they can still afford to tell that cosmic tale while still paying the salaries of Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johannson, and Joss Whedon is every bit beyond me as the fabric of the universe.[Via Latinoreview]