Patton Oswalt Comments on His ‘Infinity War’ Predictions He Made 5 Years Before the Movie Was Released: “Some Things Weirdly Came True”

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5 years before ‘Infinity War’ was released, in 2013 to be more exact Patton Oswalt improvised a series of lines regarding the MC. The character played by Oswalt in ‘Parks and Recreation’ who goes under the name Garth Blundin reveals his Marvel/Star Wars crossover fan fiction in an attempt to stop Leslie Knope from changing Pawnee’s laws.

Although the scene, performed by Patton Oswalt in April 2013, was entirely improvised, Oswalt’s character correctly predicted that the MCU would feature Thanos gathering the Infinity Stones to battle the Avengers.

Now Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! several days ago and commented on the fact that he predicted some of the things:

Some things weirdly came true; some on purpose, some by accident.(…) They had not done ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ . When I say Time Gem, they cut to Chris Pratt. This was way before he did ‘Guardians’ .Also, Amy has the funniest line in the whole thing when she says ‘the female part’s a little underwritten’, which was so exactly what those movies were.

In the scene, Garth Blundin explains that Thanos using the Reality Gem can enter the Star Wars universe, although in ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ Thanos can only create illusions with the stone. The Multiverse Saga later reveals alternate means of universe-hopping. Oswalt’s character also predicts Spider-Man joining the Avengers, despite initial doubts. Spider-Man’s inclusion in the did happen, while Hawkeye is notably absent in ‘Infinity War’ and Black Widow dies in Endgame. Garth mentions other characters like Moon Knight, Daredevil, and Hercules, who have since appeared in the MCU.

Despite minor errors like the Quinjet mention, his references to the Fantastic Four and X-Men align with their eventual MCU integration. Chris Pratt’s presence in the scene is also hilarious as the actor later went on to portray Peter Quill in the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ franchise.

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