Kevin Feige On Whether Hela Replaces Mistress Death In AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Kevin Feige On Whether Hela Replaces Mistress Death In AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Could a key aspect of Thor: Ragnarok be to introduce Hela as a substitute for Mistress Death before Avengers: Infinity War? "Anything is possible," says Kevin Feige when asked about that particular scenario.

Ever since the character's confirmation for Thor: Ragnarok and  Cate Blanchett's casting, there's been a persistent rumor among the fan community that Hela, the Asgardian Goddess of Death would be replacing Mistress Death's role/relationship with Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.  The general school of thought is that introducing the physical manifestation of an abstract entity like Death might be too confusing for general audiences to wrap their heads around. 

When asked about this rumor, Kevin Feige answered noncommittally, "Anything is possible."  However he followed with, "But knowledge of the comics can be both beneficial to fans anticipating things, and also misleading. So you'll have to see."  Is Thanos' motivation (destroying the universe to gain the attention of his beloved Mistress Death)  for all of his wicked endeavors what Feige had in mind when he made this statement?

Some tweaks are expected as comic book storylines make their transition to film but is swapping Death for Hela one that you can stomach?  Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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