‘Avengers: Endgame’ to be re-released with bonus scenes, could break ‘Avatar’ record
Marvel Studios’ president confirmed that “Avengers: Endgame” will be re-released in theaters next week, making one more bid to topple James Cameron’s “Avatar” and become the highest-grossing movie of all time.
Kevin Feige told multiple media outlets, including Screen Rant, that the hit film will be re-released on June 28 with bonus scenes.
“Not an extended cut, but there will be a version going into theaters with a bit of a marketing push with a few new things at the end of the movie,” Feige told Screen Rant. “If you stay and watch the movie, after the credits, there’ll be a deleted scene, a little tribute, and a few surprises. Which will be next weekend.”
It was not immediately clear how many theaters the film will re-open in. The blockbuster is still playing in 1,420 locations, according to The Hollywood Reporter, after initially opening on April 26.
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The Marvel film shattered the record for the biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales and $1.2 billion globally. The film has made $2.743 billion in sales worldwide, according to Forbes.
Cameron’s “Avatar” currently sits at the number one spot with $2.788 billion in sales. Cameron previously congratulated “Avengers: Endgame” for becoming the second highest-grossing film of all time, surpassing his 1997 hit film “Titanic.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.