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WATCH: ‘Avengers’ cast narrates happier, child-friendly version of Thanos’ tale

By: - Reporter
/ 06:09 PM April 10, 2019

Jimmy Kimmel assembled the all-star “Avengers” cast to read his retelling of “Avengers: Infinity War” as a children’s book.

“The last Avengers movie was surprisingly dramatic,” the television host said about the previous movie in a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” episode aired Monday night, April 8, in the United States. “[A]nd while children love superheroes, I’m not so sure how they feel about intergalactic genocide.”

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Mark Ruffalo first introduced the children’s book, which was titled “‘Twas the Mad Titan Thanos.” His co-stars Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans took turns to read the story.

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At one point, all cast members blamed Hemsworth’s character Thor, who was fearless in attempting to defeat Thanos. And although he was reading a children’s book, Ruffalo did not seem to calm his emotions and let out: “F*cking Thor!”

“They really should’ve just called me,” Renner said, whose character Hawkeye did not appear in the film. “We could’ve got this done real quick. You know what I mean?”

In the end, Ruffalo teased that the Avengers have a few more tricks to defeat Thanos—with him teasing how it will all go down when “Avengers: Endgame” releases in U.S. theaters on “April two-six ” (April 24 in Philippine theaters). NVG

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