With movie theaters beginning to reopen all around the world, Hong Kong cinemas will be rereleasing The Avengers and Iron Man 3 for a limited time.
Since the coronavirus hit the world, the film industry has noticeably been affected by it. Productions for many movies and television shows were shut down and the release dates have been pushed back. Because of this, there are virtually no films coming out this summer until late July. However, the world is slowly reopening which has left a bit of a hole for theaters which Marvel is intending to fill with films like The Avengers and Iron Man 3.
At the time of their release, Avengers and Iron Man 3 both held the title of highest-grossing film ever in Hong Kong. The Avengers went on to gross over $12M at the Hong Kong box office. This was eventually beaten out by Iron Man 3, which grossed over $13M. But now Marvel wants to bring the theatrical experience of these two films to the people of Hong Kong once again.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, both The Avengers and Iron Man 3 will be rereleased in Hong Kong starting tomorrow on May 28th. Both films will be made available in Hong Kong cinemas until June 10th. While nothing has been confirmed, this several more Marvel films could be released for a limited time as the summer goes on.
What do you all make of this news? Are you glad to hear that Marvel will be re-releasing films like The Avengers and Iron Man 3 for Hong Kong cinemas? Are you hoping that the company may do something similar here in the United States? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter