Runtime unveiled for Avengers: Endgame
We knew it was likely to be long, but now it looks as though Avengers: Endgame is set to become the longest film in the MCU with a confirmed runtime of 3 hours 2 minutes. The runtime for Marvel's upcoming fourth Avengers movie was first revealed in a listing on AMC's website, but has since been confirmed at a whopping 182 minutes, making Endgame the longest movie that Marvel have produced so far and beating the MCU record held by its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War.
The Scorsese-esque runtime is hardly surprising as there's a lot of story to get through, with Infinity War's cliffhanger ending seemingly wiping out half of Marvel's roster with a single snap of Thanos' fingers. The trailers released so far offer very few clues as how the rest of the Avengers story is going to pan out and the film's directors, Anthony and Joseph Russo, have revealed that the scenes included in the trailers unveiled so far are from the "first minutes" of the movie, aiming to leave fans guessing rigyt up until the movie hits cinema screens in April.
Just last week, Marvel unveiled the synopsis for Avengers: Endgame, which runs as follows: “The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame.”
For the rest, we'll just have to wait until the new film lands on UK cinema screens on April 25th.