Countdown to Avengers 4 premiere has started. But that doesn’t mean the Marvel marketing departments have stopped dropping new events. The upcoming superhero epic serves as a culmination to the current phase of MCU films that first kicked off in 2008 by “Iron Man.”
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Marvel Studios head, Kevin Feige showed his three-hour film for the first time as he concluded his Infinity saga. “You need an ending for a great story. You also need an ending for a new beginning. You can’t expect anything to be bigger than what we’ve been up to in the last year, but you can expect it to be different and unique and build up again to something equally, I hope, surprising,” Feige said.
First Screening of Endgame
Endgame boasted the most star-packed movie premiere carpet since last year’s Avengers: Infinity War. Tons of former and current Marvel actors were in hand with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Scarlett Johansson just the tip of the iceberg as far as recognizable faces at the Los Angeles Convention Center. They received a standing ovation alongside directors Joe and Anthony Russo and the rest of the cast.
Hundreds of industry VIPs, cast members, fans and media watched the first showing of Avengers: Endgame. It was a three-hour action spectacle that has been held tightly under wraps.
Disney CEO Bob Iger singled out Robert Downey Jr ahead of the screening for speech., “We’ve got a lot of parties and after parties to get to, so we’re just going to say we love you,” said Downey.
The Screening held possessed moment of silence as a matter of respect to the end of the saga. The only sound heard was sniffling from the audience. Audible gasps laugh and cheers also erupted during the movie. Although the movie had three-hour run time, it saw nearly no one leave for a bathroom break for fear of missing out a big moment.
First Reaction of Stars
After a three-hour screening that saw possibly as many sniffles as it did rousing calls from the audience. Stars shared their heart feeling to the audience present in the hall.
“I don’t know about you, but I cried like six times,” Chris Evans said at Monday’s Avengers: Endgame premiere after 2,000 people had just watched Marvel Studios’ epic saga.
“I’m excited that I’m finally going to get to see the movie,” said Paul Rudd. Rudd said he had been traveling the world to promote the film and “trying to talk about it the best we can and to do all of that without having seen the film is a strange experience. So now, to finally see the movie is great.”
“It’s been an amazing ride and so moving, I love all of you guys so much. It’s been the trip of a lifetime, and what you did up there tonight was so beautiful. My brother and sister Avengers, I love you so much,” gushed Mark Ruffalo, who plays the Hulk.
Marvel Studios is expected to say goodbye to some of the stars who turned Marvel Cinematic Universe into one of the most powerful brands in Hollywood. Finding an end to that story has been on Marvel’s mind for four years when it decided to build toward Endgame. The movie is slated to release April, 26 worldwide.