In addition to ending a phase in a famous movie series – the Marvel franchise is perhaps the most popular in the last ten years – Avengers: Endgame has marked another important end, that of the career of the legendary Robert Redford.
In a commentary session of the filmmakers, included in its digital version, recently released in the United States, Endgame has named the last feature film of the actor. Despite the fact that his character, Alexander Pierce, dies in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he has an unexpected return to Anthony and Joe Russo’s movie.
“This is, as Robert Redford himself has stated on filming boards, his last role in a movie,” said co-screenwriter Christopher Markus, quoted by comicbook.com.
“It was the last day of filming in his career. […] Yes, out of the seven years of incredible moments lived in the filming of these films, this one is certainly one of the most memorable, the fact that I directed Robert Redford on his last day on the set, “he said director Joe Russo.
“I’m beginning to get bored of interpretation. I am not a patient person, so it is difficult for me to stay and shoot double after double ”, confessed the 82-year-old star in a 2016 interview, in which he also said that he does not plan to retire at all. from the activity, because he will remain active as a director and producer.
On the small screen, the star will be seen in Watchmen, the upcoming HBO series.