Marvel fans are still waiting to learn if the TV branch can acknowledge Infinity War, but the two sides were closer than we knew. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo now admit that screenwriters considered including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Defenders and all the rest.
The ending of Avengers: Infinity War will reverberate for years, but leaves Marvel TV in a tricky spot. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has already acknowledged the MCU blockbuster once, and one star hints the universe-shattering finale will continually play out on the ABC drama.