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‘Avengers: Endgame’ could be re-released when movie theaters reopen, directors say

Will ‘Avengers: Endgame’ return to theaters?

Thanos’ armor in “Avengers: Endgame.”
Thanos’ armor in “Avengers: Endgame.”
Marvel Studios

“Avengers: Endgame” back in theaters? It’s something that Marvel directors Joe and Anthony Russo want to see happen to help bring people back to movie theaters once businesses reopen.

What’s the news:

  • Joe Russo, co-director of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame,” told CinemaBlend that he and his brother, Anthony Russo, support the idea of the “Avengers” movies coming back to theaters once movie theaters reopen after the quarantine ends.
  • Joe Russo said: “Using those films to get people back into the theaters? We would be ecstatic. Any opportunity for people to go back and share in those stories together is one that we would support.”
  • Joe Russo said: “The theatrical experience is a community experience,” Joe Russo said. “Perhaps the most touching moment of our entire careers was a few weeks ago when the lockdown started, and ‘Endgame’ was trending on social media because everyone was posting videos of opening-night screenings in their theaters with audiences really emotionally connected to the material. For us, that’s really the strength of the theatrical experience is that it combines audiences, and it combines you globally.”
  • “Endgame” and “Infinity War” just celebrated their one- and two-year anniversaries. The Russo brothers joined the celebration by live tweeting the films in ComicBook.com’s #QuarantineWatchParty event.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release already approved

  • China announced it would re-release the “Avengers” movies to cinemas after the coronavirus lockdown ends as a way to bring people back into the movie theaters, according to CNET.