BOX OFFICE: MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS Already Nearing $200M Overseas
Just yesterday we told you that the superhero ensemble has passed $73M overseas, and it's now hurtling towards a whopping $180M after just a few days of release! At this point, $1B seems inevitable. Hit the jump for details.
Deadline reports that Marvel's The Avengers current international box office stands at $178.4M after its first five days of release in 39 territories. The film has seen the highest opening of all time in everywhere from Mexico to Brazil, Argentina, Central America, Peru, and Boliva, while Asian markets such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines also set records. Record breaking massive openings are currently expected in nations such as Russia, China and Japan (and of course, North America on May 4th). As you can see from the Tweets below, it's beginning to look more and more likely that Joss Whedon's superhero ensemble will easily hit $1B.
Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Ramanoff/Black Widow
Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson
Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
Tom Hiddleston as Loki
RELEASE DATE: April 26th, 2012. (UK) May 4th, 2012. (US)
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