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Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theaters

Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theaters

5/4/2021 12:40:00 AM

Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theaters

Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) Marvel Studios on Monday encouraged superhero fans to return to movie theaters, a show of support for pandemic-battered cinemas trying to stage a comeback amid competition from streaming services.

2 minute readFans line up along a closed Hollywood Blvd. across from the TCL Chinese Theatre during the World Premiere of Marvel Studios' "Spider-man: Far From Home" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo

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Walt Disney Co's(DIS.N)Marvel Studios on Monday encouraged superhero fans to return to movie theaters, a show of support for pandemic-battered cinemas trying to stage a comeback amid competition from streaming services."See you at the movies," said a three-minute-long trailer designed to stir excitement for 10 upcoming Marvel films including "Black Widow," "Eternals" and a "Black Panther" sequel.

The video also showed footage from inside a theater of fans reacting to the decisive battle scene in "Avengers: Endgame" in April 2019.The future of movie theaters is uncertain after extended closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: Reuters Top News »

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