Inside Avengers' marketing juggernaut: How its cult spread far from home

While there was huge hype around the film's release, the Disney team worked out a local context for the story and its characters

Avengers Endgame

Urvi Malvania Mumbai
Globalisation may no longer wear a superhero cape in the hallowed circles of economists and policy makers, but for America’s entertainment business, its powers are shining brighter than ever. Check out the phenomenal showing of the final movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) Avengers saga, Avengers: Endgame in countries far from home and among people far removed from its contextual framework. Endgame is the fastest Hollywood release to cross the Rs 200 crore mark in India and its marketing journey, as plotted by the Disney cavalcade, is a lesson in how to build a global legion of fans who are willing to brave price, weather and all other odds to turn up at the theatres.

While there was huge hype

First Published: May 02 2019 | 12:11 PM IST

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