Marvel released the second trailer for April’s Avengers: Infinity War last week, and as you’d expect, this latest look at the Marvel superhero epic went down very well indeed, with THR reporting that it amassed 179 million views in its first 24 hours.
That number failed to set a new record – that still belongs to the first Infinity War trailer on 230 million views, followed by It on 197 million. However, as THR notes, second trailers rarely outperform the first, and this trailer did manage to set a new record for the most views for a second trailer, a record previously held by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
As well as holding the record for most trailer views, Infinity War also smashed the ticket pre-sales records, taking just six hours to surpass Black Panther. Whether it will succeed in toppling Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ record $248 million domestic opening weekend remains to be seen, but with hype reaching boiling point, it must certainly have a chance of doings o.
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Avengers: Infinity War opens on April 27th 2018 and will feature an all-star cast including Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), Paul Rudd (Ant-Man), Paul Bettany (Vision), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange), Benedict Wong (Wong), Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Dave Bautista (Drax), Bradley Cooper (Rocket), Sean Gunn (Rocket, Kraglin), Vin Diesel (Groot), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Pom Klementieff (Mantis), Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Benicio Del Toro (The Collector), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Winston Duke (M’Baku) and Peter Dinklage and Terry Notary in as-yet-unrevealed roles.