With details of Avengers 4 scant ahead of its release next May, rumors have started to emerge hinting that the shroud of secrecy will only be ramped up, with Marvel Studios planning to employ a "very different" approach to marketing the movie.
This comes as no surprise, given that we don't yet know the title of the Infinity War sequel and actors like Sebastian Stan, Winter Soldier, don't even know if they'll be involved. However, according to That Hashtag Show's Charles Murphy, it's all in the name of ensuring the film isn't spoiled, especially in the wake of so many superheroes dying thanks to Thanos' infamous snap.
"We'll have to wait and see if what I heard a few weeks back turns out to be true, but if it is Marvel Studios will be marketing Avengers 4 in a very different way than they ever have done for any of their films," he tweeted. "If it is true, it's going to stir up a LOT of conversation."
We'll have to wait and see if what I heard a few weeks back turns out to be true, but if it is Marvel Studios will be marketing Avengers 4 in a very different way than they ever have done for any of their films. If it is true, it's going to stir up a LOT of conversation.— Charles Murphy (@CharlesMurphTHS) November 19, 2018
Well, that's one way of drawing attention, but with the veil of mystery fully up at present we have no clue what to expect from this supposed marketing direction, because, well, bar a few leaked toy images, there's really been no marketing just yet.
The untitled sequel to Avengers: Infinity War will release on May 3, 2019. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Marvel’s Avengers 4 stars Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland and Anthony Mackie.