Joe Russo is bored with shedding at fantasy soccer. The major architect behind the star-studded AGBO Superhero League has solely received one recreation all season and he is had sufficient. Saturday morning, the filmmaker-turned-wannabe-fantasy-star launched right into a tirade in opposition to his competitors, which incorporates the likes of Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Downey Jr., and nearly another A-list Marvel star. He even went as far as to throw shade at Evans for his Instagram mishap earlier this yr, questioning how the Captain America star can handle to set his lineup when he is too busy managing his faux OnlyFans web page.

As one may count on, Russo’s video is one other weekly bit the members of the league participate in to assist stoke the flames and get followers enthusiastic about following together with the fantasy league week after week. After all, every participant within the league is taking part in for a charity that may get a large donation ought to their consultant handle to win the league by the top of the yr. To get as cutthroat as doable, Russo tells EW he enlisted to assist of comic Mekki Leeper to assist write his monologue.

“You choose up on folks’s eccentricities and their sillier habits, after which you’ll be able to flip these into humor on set; days are lengthy, the work’s laborious, typically we’ll be on set 16 hours collectively, so we use lots of humor to defuse the stress or exhaustion,” Russo says. “My brother [Anthony Russo] and I are very massive on preserving the set enjoyable. We got here from Community and Arrested Development and while you’re on a set with a bunch of comedians it is at all times very mild and we took that power to our work at Marvel.”

Both Ryan Reynolds and Tom Holland solely have one loss on the season as they’re tied for first place. Other members embody ESPN analyst Matthew Berry, Chris Pratt, Simu Liu, Evans, Hemsworth, Paul Rudd, Downey, Pom Klemetieff, Russo, Karen Gillan, Anthony Mackie, and Elizabeth Olsen.

“It’s nice, it is a part of the enjoyable of it. We’re all so shut. It’s a really tight-knit household, lots of us have labored collectively for nearly a decade,” the filmmaker provides. “Other folks have come into the household like Ryan [Reynolds] and Simu [Liu] and everybody’s so heat and welcoming. This is an effective method for everybody to remain related emotionally and on a private degree, after which we’ve lots of enjoyable taking the piss out of one another, We’re doing it to get consciousness, so we’re creating content material that may go viral [and bring] consciousness to charities. That’s the perfect a part of it, it is like roasting your mates for a great trigger.”

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