Following months of anticipation, the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame released yesterday. Now, that first look at the highly-anticipated sequel to Avengers: Infinity War has become the most-viewed trailer ever in a single day.
Marvel Studios tweeted out the news, writing, "To the greatest fans in the world, thank you for being there from the beginning until the endgame and making this the most viewed trailer in history with 289M views in 24 hours!"
To the greatest fans in the world, thank you for being there from the beginning until the endgame and making this the most viewed trailer in history with 289M views in 24 hours! pic.twitter.com/oWBDCe4e0m— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) December 8, 2018
Four of the top five most-viewed trailers in a single day are now held by Disney or one of its subsidiaries. In second place is now previous record holder Infinity War, which earned 230 million views in its first day. Third place belongs to the live-action remake of The Lion King, which snagged 224.6 million when it released in November. Warner Bros. Pictures' IT, the only non-Disney or Marvel film on the list, sits in fourth place at 197 million. Infinity War's second trailer is in the fifth slot with 179 million views.
Avengers: Endgame will arrive on April 26, 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, Chadwick Boseman, 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.
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