Clint Barton, A.K.A. Hawkeye

Clint Barton, A.K.A. Hawkeye

Renner himself wanted to kill Hawkeye off in The Avengers but Marvel didn't listen. Good thing, Hawkeye got better stories 

Gamora 

Gamora 

Gunn planned to kill Gamora in Vol. 2, but Feige wanted her for Infinity War. After Vol. 3, it's best that she wasn't killed

Loki

Loki

Loki was supposed to be killed in Thor: The Dark World, but test audiences refused. He died in Infinity War anyway

Captain America

Captain America

Chris Evans' Captain America was expected to die in Avengers: Endgame, but he retired and passed the mantle. The original plan was his demise in Phase 4

Thor

Thor

Kevin Feige suggested killing off Thor and the Avengers in the final battle of Avengers Endgame, but the Russo brothers thought it would be too much for fans

Nick Fury

Nick Fury was planned to be killed by Corvus Glaive in Endgame, mirroring Coulson's death by Loki. His death would have had major repercussion

Wanda Maximoff

Wanda Maximoff

Olsen's Infinity War death completed her 3-picture deal, but she returned for WandaVision. MCU Phase 4 would be different without Scarlet Witch

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