It’s still unclear if the Marvel images – which were originally part of an apparent leak earlier this year in low-quality form – are authentic; as some, such as YouTuber Grace Randolph, had cast doubt on whether they are fan-made or genuine.
However, after actors were reportedly seen on-set for reshoots wearing the same outfits they had in the concept art, it seems increasingly genuine that it is legitimate after all.
And now, parts of it have emerged online in high-resolution.
The biggest takeaway from it is an increased glimpse of Hulk, who barely emerged at all in Avengers: Infinity War – despite Bruce Banner’s best efforts.
Not only is he prominent in the new artwork but we get a look at an intriguing new outfit: a stretchy, form-fitting black suit with purple detail (as seen in the tweet below).
What exactly this means going forward remains to be seen, but it’s a big sign not only that Banner’s issues with Hulk could be resolved, but that the popular green hero will have a big part to play in the resolution of the movie.
Other highlights include Captain America – now clean-shaven – in his refreshed uniform, noticeably different from the one seen in Infinity War and a return to his more recognisable colour scheme.
And there’s also, of course, Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel – ready for battle, and to show off her immense powers.
Mark Ruffalo, who plays Banner/Hulk, recently revealed that what the cast are filming now is not just reshoots – they’re also still trying to figure out the ending.
“We’re not just doing reshoots,” he told The Marvelists podcast. “We’re going to finish the movie, which we really didn’t get to finish totally when we left it last year.
“I don’t even know that they really know exactly if it is happening while we’re there.
“It’s pretty amazing. And we’ll shoot some stuff and a few days later come back and reshoot it ’cause we wanna take it in another direction.”
He added: “It’s a very living organism; even as we approach it being a locked picture, we’re still working on it.”
The film is expected to draw a line under the current phase of the MCU, before the longest-serving stars bow out – pushing the new additions such as Larson, Tom Holland and Benedict Cumberbatch to the forefront.
Captain Marvel will come slightly before Avengers 4; due out in March next year.
Avengers 4 is out on April 26, 2019.