Even before Avengers: Endgame, the final chapter in the Marvel Studios’ Super Hero franchise, hits the cinemas, the film is creating records. BookMyShow has witnessed a advance ticket sale record with 1 million Endgame tickets sold in just over a day. Avengers: Endgame has become the fastest film to have sold a million advance tickets on BookMyShow.
Fans seem to have gone berserk, as BookMyShow witnessed a peak of 18 tickets sold per second. The film will hit the cinemas on Friday, April 26.
Avengers: Endgame, the 22nd film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is the latest after Captain Marvel, which released last month. The film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Brie Larson, among others, and is likely to answer to question every fan has been asking: what happens next?
Speaking about the response, Ashish Saksena, COO – Cinemas, BookMyShow, said, “With just a few days left for Avengers: Endgame to hit the screens – the excitement around it is palpable. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a massive fan following across the world and over the years, has emerged as one of the most followed movie franchises in India as well.”
He added: “The prequel – Avengers: Infinity War broke all records and saw the biggest worldwide opening of all times. The concluding part in the franchise – Avengers: Endgame – is creating waves on BookMyShow before its release, with over a million tickets already sold, and we expect the film to break more records as cinemas continue to open the advance bookings.”
Bikram Duggal, Head – Studio Entertainment, Disney India, said: “Avengers: Endgame is not just a movie, it’s an epic culmination of a decade long journey which the fans have taken with us across 22 films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The phenomenal interest shown by audiences across the country, is testament of how this is one of the most anticipated movie for the fans and we can’t wait for them to watch it.”
To pique more interest of the Marvel fans around the Avengers franchise film, BookMyShow has released specially curated videos, available on its app and website. It also plans to reward users with offers and discounts. Those booking through Amazon Pay will get ₹150 off on the Endgame tickets.
Avengers: Endgame releases simultaneously in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in India.