Elizabeth Olsen thought Avengers: Endgame was going to be a huge flop 

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Avengers: Endgame is one of the biggest movies of all time, rivalling James Cameron’s Avatar. However, not everyone was convinced that the movie would be a runaway success. In fact, Marvel’s Scarlet Witch actress Elizabeth Olsen was worried that the movie would flop. 

Did Elizabeth Olsen think Avengers: Endgame would flop? 

In an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Elizabeth Olsen was promoting Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The actress revealed that — despite being at the premiere — she has yet to watch the new movie. 

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Olsen’s refusal to watch the movie comes from an experience she had watching the premiere of Avengers: Endgame. The actress explained that she couldn’t escape the feeling while watching that it would be Marvel’s first flop. 

“I do watch my stuff. I just decided I can’t watch these Marvel movies at a premiere anymore,” Olsen told Fallon. “Every time I watch it and I look around me. I’m like: ‘Well, it’s our first flop.’ Every time I think: ‘It’s our first flop’. I saw Avengers: Endgame and I looked around me and I said: ‘Is this our first flop?’”

Olsen explained that she will end up watching the Doctor Strange sequel at some point. However, she will probably wait until the movie is deemed a success before she’ll feel comfortable watching it. 

“I just decided I don’t want to put myself through that [Endgame] experience again,” she said. So I’ll see it at some point.”

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When will the flop happen? 

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe has seen its fair share of unsatisfying releases, it’s fair to say that none have necessarily been flops. For a franchise going as long as it has, that’s a remarkable achievement. 

Of course, that big failure will happen eventually, but we’ll never know exactly when. With another decade of Marvel movies planned, there’s a possibility that it may happen in the next ten years. 

Nevertheless, why focus on an eventual failure? Currently, the MCU brings joy to millions of people worldwide, and that’s a good thing.