Aaron Taylor-Johnson Talks Quicksilver’s Future In The MCU

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Talks Quicksilver's Future In The MCU
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If you haven’t watched Avengers: Age of Ultron yet: SPOILERS AHEAD.

Hello. If you decided to go on, I take it’s because you already watched the movie and you know we are going to talk about the saddest part of it. On the other hand, if you are a rebel who hasn’t watched it and still decided to continue reading, then you are up for a big spoiler and a lot of heartbreak.

We are still not over the fact that Pietro Maximoff- aka Quicksilver- is dead. Not only did he leave the Marvel Cinematic Universe way too soon, but sacrificing his life to save Hawkeye (who at the same time was saving a young boy) made it even more heartbreaking. Even worse was not seeing him come back to life at the end of the movie, like many others have done before.

What’s going to happen, then? Will he pull a Coulson/Loki/Fury/Groot and come back? Or is this really the end for him? Also, was there ever a point in pre-production where he didn’t die?

CinemaBlend had the chance to talk to Aaron Taylor-Johson about this and learned that there were even new costume designs for Quicksilver if he made it through Ultron’s chaos.

“It’s [the] Marvel Universe. It was very much our intention to kind of go the way we did. There was a costume designed for whether… if I didn’t [die]. Which was ****ing really cool. I was like, ‘Oh my God’. I’m not sure if I really can really go down that realm, but you know, yeah, it was definitely an alternative that I think they had to play with. But, it was very much set from the very beginning, and Joss had in mind to tell the story that he told… and I was very game for that, as well, because I think it really gives [the movie] sort of an emotional twist to it. A surprise”, Aaron shared.

As much as we are used to Marvel’s type of surprises and plot twists, we really didn’t “see that one coming”. It still hurts, guys.

But like he said, “it’s the Marvel Universe”, so anything can happen, both good and bad: he could come back in a future movie, but he can also break the “nobody actually dies in the MCU” rule and remain, well, dead. Truth is that we didn’t get enough Quicksilver, but what we got was amazing and at least I am grateful that we got to see him and Scarlet Witch being a badass team, even if it was just for a while.

I can only imagine how amazing it would be for him to pop up in Civil War or Infinity War! Do you think Quicksilver will be back at some point?