Captain America’s ‘Infinity War’ phone number was supposed to be real

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678-136-7092Avengers: Infinity War shared Captain America’s phone number with the world.

It didn’t actually work, much to the chagrin of fans everywhere. But as we’ve now learned, it was originally supposed to work. The film’s creators wanted fans to be able to pick up on the brief Easter egg and use it to actually receive a message from Steve Rogers.

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It never happened, obviously, but sibling directors Anthony and Joe Russo shared their idea and the reason it never panned out during a recent interview with Huffington Post.

“We actually had intended to create a fake voicemail from Steve Rogers,” Joe Russo said. “For the people that left the theater and called that number, they would get a voicemail from Steve Rogers.” Read more…

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