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Avengers Endgame to re-release with a deleted scene, new post-credit tribute to break Avatar’s all-time record

Avengers Endgame producer Kevin Feige has said that the film will be re-released with added footage, a tribute and a few more surprises in order to beat Avatar’s record of being the highest grossing film.

hollywood Updated: Jun 19, 2019 21:36 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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Avengers: Endgame to release again with added footage.

Avengers Endgame, the second biggest grosser of all time, may soon topple Avatar to become the number one earner of all time. The makers have decided to re-release the film with a deleted scene, a post-credit tribute and a few more surprises, which are expected to pull the dedicated Marvel fans to the theatres again.

According to a report in Screen Rant, producer Kevin Feige has said, “Not an extended cut, but there will be a version going into theaters with a bit of a marketing push with a few new things at the end of the movie.” He added, “If you stay and watch the movie, after the credits, there’ll be a deleted scene, a lithe tribute, and a few surprises.” However, an official confirmation from Disney is still awaited. The new print will reportedly release around June 28.

A CNBC report claims Avengers: Endgame has already collected a total of $ 2.74 billion globally, a few millions away from the record holder Avatar that stands at a total of $2.78 billion.

The film may pay tribute to Robert Downey Jr’s character Tony Stark, better known as Iron Man, in the new release. He sacrificed his life while snapping with the gauntlet in Avengers: Endgame that marked the end of the Infinity saga.

Also read: Avengers Endgame vs Avatar: Marvel epic will fall short of James Cameron’s film, as race for number 1 ends in photo-finish

Tom Holland who played Spider-Man in the film is now gearing up for his new release, Far From Home. Talking about Iron Man’s death in the film, he told PTI, “We had to say goodbye to him. And this film is kind of how we deal with a life without our hero, IronMan. Parker had a very special relationship with him. And the film is all about how he deals with it and how he kind of comes into his own.” The actor said the film is about Parker’s struggle to move on from Stark’s death and the responsibilities which comes with being an Avenger.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published: Jun 19, 2019 21:34 IST