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See Marvel head Kevin Feige play a Thanos-like villain on The Simpsons

Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo also show up to try to stop Bart from spoiling their movie.

Kevin Feige is voicing the Thanos-type character Chinnos in The Simpsons.
Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Marvel's chief creative officer Kevin Feige may be one of the most powerful people in the superhero movie business in real life, but on The Simpsons, he'll be a supervillain who looks a lot like The Avengers' baddie Thanos

Feige is voicing the character Chinnos, a parody of Avengers: Endgame's Thanos, in the upcoming Simpsons episode called Bart the Bad Guy

The episode makes fun of the secrecy behind Marvel movies, and the studio's efforts to keep fans from finding out spoilers, according to Variety on Thursday. 

In the episode, Bart Simpson accidentally sees the new Vindicator superhero movie before it debuts and uses the top secret movie details to become the villain Spoiler-Boy.

Vindicator movie executives (voiced by Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo) try to prevent Bart from using those plot-spoiling powers to ruin the surprise plot of the movie, mainly Chinnos using the Doomsday app on his phone that can "restart this planet in flames as a utopia."

On Friday, the Russo brothers shared another clip on Twitter from the episode of themselves as Vindicator movie executives. 

"Our kids grew up on The Simpsons, and frankly, so did we," the Russo brothers tweeted. "What an incredibly surreal process to record, nonetheless see ourselves as a part of this amazing world. Tune in this Sunday. We have to save the popcorn farmers at all costs..."

The Simpsons episode also features Avengers actor Cobie Smulders and Saturday Night Live actor Taran Killam and guest stars the movie's fictional superheroes Hydrangea and Airshot.

The Simpsons episode "Bart the Bad Guy" airs on March 1 on Fox.

Originally published Feb. 27.
Update, Feb. 28: Adds tweet and video from the Russo brothers.