Avengers: Infinity War's Josh Brolin on the "Unnerving" Experience of Playing Thanos

"I have a bunch of crap on my face."


While Josh Brolin's villainous character of Thanos was the main bad guy in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, he hasn't played a big part in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since. This will all change in Avengers: Infinity War, which will allow the intergalactic titan to take centre stage. Now Brolin has been speaking about playing the character.

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While promoting his latest film, the Coen brothers comedy Hail, Caesar!, Brolin explained that his appearance in Infinity War would be a new experience for him. "It's not voice work, it's mo-cap," he told Superherohype. "I'm there. I'm there and I'm not in a booth. I'm being filmed. I have a bunch of crap on my face.

"I'm being filmed by like thirty-four cameras? Thirty-six cameras? Something like that. Every movement, everything. So, it's very new to me, it's very exciting, it's very unnerving. But I sure trust these guys!

"We're supposed to get together very soon to talk about the trajectory of Thanos in the next few years and it's very exciting. It's one of the better decisions I think I've made."

Avengers: Infinity War is to arrive in two parts, both helmed by Captain America: Civil War directing brothers Joe and Anthony Russo. Last month, they revealed the full scale of the films, with Joe telling Comic Book Movie: "We have so many characters we're dealing with. We're breaking ground on Avengers: Infinity War. We have a board with 67 characters on it."

Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Part 2 are set for release on May 4, 2018 and May 3, 2019 respectively.

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