Since toy leaks surfaced early last year mentioned that the Avengers would have to take on a larger threat than Thanos
Originally posted by /u/ak2usp, the theory states that since Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) was dusted away during the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Dormammu will realize the deal they agreed on is no longer
When you stop to think about it, the theory does carry a considerable amount of weight. Assuming the larger threat is a who — and not what — it makes sense Marvel Studios would choose to go with somebody they introduced. With Endgame being touted as the culmination of the past ten years worth of blockbusters, it'd put the studio in an awkward situation to try rushing an introduction for a brand new character, such as the Living Tribunal or Lord Chaos and Master Order.
Since Dormammu was introduced in Doctor Strange, the vast majority of Endgame fans will realize who the larger-than-life being is, and little introduction will be necessary. Beyond the introduction, it's entirely plausible that Thanos' Snap caused some sort of rip in space and/or time, allowing Dormammu to freely move between dimensions — specifically the Dark Dimension and Earth.
If Kevin Feige and company were looking for a world-ending threat, there are only a few characters of that
The theory is also sure to point at that while a cosmic being such as the Living Tribunal has been widely speculated as the larger threat, that doesn't entirely fit into the characterization of the being. The Living Tribunal isn't ever really a villain, per se, but rather a cosmic god that wishes the universe follow its natural,
What do you think, MCU fans? Could Dormammu be the larger threat in Endgame or is it
Avengers: Endgame opens up April 26th. Other MCU movies this year include Captain Marvel on March 8th and Spider-Man: Far From Home on July 5th.
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