Why did they change Captain America’s shield in Avengers: Endgame? Now we finally have a good explanation from Marvel Studios!
In an interview given to phasezerothe prop master of Marvel Studios, Russell Bobbittexplained why the design of the shield of Captain America was slightly modified at the end of Avengers: Endgame. This also happened throughout Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The change was slight, barely noticeable. However, they gradually added five detailed and engraved dots to the star, and also painted the outer rim a grayish color. The change was as follows:
Russell Bobbitt said that Marvel Studios decided all those little improvements in Avengers: Endgame. Everything was to direct the legacy of steve rogers and that “the torch be handed over to the new Captain America, who would be Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie).
«The way I interpreted this change is that I was passing the torch“explained the Marvel Studios prop master about Avengers: Endgame and Captain America’s shield. «Steve Rogers had made a few small improvements, he wanted Sam Wilson to follow in his footsteps. It was his shield now, not Steve’s. That’s my interpretation anyway; perhaps many people saw it the same way. But, in a nutshell, that is the destination where the study directed my work.«.
“Kevin Feige was responsible for the change,” Bobbitt said.
Russell Bobbitt, one of the oldest people in the Marvel Cinematic Universerevealed that, when Kevin Feige stepped up to the plate in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame in the world of Captain America, everything became much more obvious, easier. The change in the shield became obvious. Somehow, he understood that there was a future for him. Liberty Sentinel.
«The motivation to change the shield came from those responsible, they told us to change it“, began to explain the master of props of Marvel Studios. «Kevin Feige was ultimately responsible for what happens when old Captain America hands over his shield at the end of Avengers: Endgame. That’s when we introduced it, because we knew there was more to come as we saw in Falcon and the Winter Soldier.«.