Carrie Coon Discusses The Parallels Between ‘AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR’ & ‘THE LEFTOVERS’

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From Fargo to a notable 3 season run on The Leftovers, to voicing Proxima Midnight in Marvel’s latest outing, actress Carrie Coon has a had a good few years. The Avengers: Infinity War actress recently gave fans some feedback on her latest step into the spotlight.

For those that saw the HBO series, The Leftovers, it would come as no surprise that Coon was chosen to have a role in Marvel’s latest hit. Then to find out she would be voicing a member of the Black Order, well, that’s amazing. Coon’s previous work on The Leftovers was one that carried a dark tone and after seeing Infinity War, parallels between the HBO series and Marvels latest movie are quite apparent.

 

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In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, actress Carrie Coon states that she was “reached out” to for the role of Proxima Midnight. She stated that she hasn’t seen the movie, but knows that “people have been tweeting about this connection to The Leftovers,” in reference to final snap at the end of Infinity War. For viewers of The Leftovers, you know that half the population suddenly disappears including Coon’s family.

What do you guys make of all this? Did you like Coon’s role as Proxima Midnight and do you also see the connections? Tweet us @superbromovies!

Source: EW

Avengers: Infinity War is currently in theaters!

Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.

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