Avengers: Endgame tickets now on sale online, if you can get them
Snap to it, Marvel fans, if you want to see what happens after Thanos' big move.
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Assemble your superpowered movie-going team: Tickets for Avengers: Endgame went on sale Tuesday morning at movie ticket sites including Fandango and AMC.
Marvel also announced the news in a tweet, which was retweeted 10,000 times in just 12 minutes. Guess fans were ready for this news.
In what's become a familiar refrain, fans complained on social media about issues with the ticket sites.
AMC admitted in a tweet that its site had gone down.
"We want everyone to be able to grab their Avengers: Endgame tickets, but it looks like we've gotten Thanos' snap," the site's official Twitter account said in a tweet. At 9:15 a.m. PT, CNET still couldn't access the AMC site, or access AMC tickets through third-party sites, such as Fandango.
Fans agreed with the Thanos snap comparison.
At the same time tickets went on sale, Marvel released a video that it's calling a special look at Endgame, but is pretty similar to a new trailer.
In the new footage, Thanos (Josh Brolin) and the Avengers seem prepared to face off once again.
"You could not live with your own failure," the supervillain says. "Where did that bring you? Back to me."
"We don't have an official locked runtime yet," Russo said. When asked about the three-hour rumors, though, he acknowledged "we are right at about that."
Russo was more tight-lipped about some of plot issues in the movie. He wouldn't say, for example, if Captain Marvel's cat, Goose, (who's really more than a cat) survived Thanos' snap. And he wouldn't go into detail on return of Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), who's been in promo clips but wasn't in Avengers: Infinity War. But he did suggest that fans who need a refresher and can't sit through all the MCU movies at least watch Infinity War and 2016's Captain America: Civil War.
"Civil War and Infinity War are probably the two biggest lead-ins to this movie in the sense that Civil War created the situation where the Avengers were divided," he said.
Avengers: Endgame has been hotly awaited since the closing credits rolled on Avengers: Infinity War in April 2018. Fans have eagerly waited for the new film's title, for its trailer, for its runtime and now for the ticket-release news.
Avengers 4 is scheduled for an April 26 release in the US, April 25 in the UK, and April 24 in Australia.
Originally published April 2, 5:05 a.m. PT. Update, 11:54 a.m. PT: Adds AMC tweet about its site being down, and fan reaction.
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