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Josh Brolin Is The Voice Of Thanos
In Guardians Of The Galaxy and beyond...

01 June 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Latino Review

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While the trailers for Guardians Of The Galaxy have shown us a fair chunk of the latest Marvel movie’s universe, a lot has still been kept under wraps, including the appearance / voice of “mad titan” and biggest of big bads Thanos, glimpsed at the end of Avengers. We at last know who will be providing his voice, at least, with Latino Review reporting that Josh Brolin’s throaty growl will be behind the villain.

With the news since confirmed by the likes of The Wrap, it appears that Brolin has been the choice for months and has already been in the recording booth working on his voice duties ready for Guardians, which launches here on July 30 before heading to the US on August 1

Thanos, of course, was introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the end of The Avengers, where his massive purple noggin is seen to turn and smile when told by Alexis Denisof’s Other that to attack Earth would be to court death. Since the comics' Thanos has an actual crush on Death and a notion of courting her, that seemed like an awfully tempting idea to him. His primary objective is to get hold of the Infinity Gauntlet, combining the power of the six different Infinity Stones that can become the strongest weapon in the universe. We’ve already met a couple in the Tesseract and Thor: The Dark World’s Aether, and it appears the next one crops up in Guardians in the shape of that mysterious Orb.

For Avengers, Damon Poitier played Thanos’ face and body, though there’s no word on whether he’ll be back for Guardians or if the character will be entirely CG from here on out.

All signs are pointing to Thanos playing a bigger role in Avengers: Age Of Ultron, though the heroes would seem to have enough to deal with between Aaron Taylor Johnson’s Quicksilver and Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch and James Spader’s titular rogue droid. Given the usual level of secrecy surrounding Marvel projects, we’ll likely have to wait and see on whether he shows up properly or merely cameos again. Age Of Ultron is set to hit UK screens on April 24 next year.


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