Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther are the most-anticipated films of 2018, according to a poll conducted by Fandango.com. The ticket website surveyed 8,000 visitors who described themselves as frequent moviegoers.
The two Marvel Studios film are followed by Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Deadpool 2, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Incredibles 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, A Wrinkle in Time, X-Men: Dark Phoenix and, in 10th place, Ocean's 8.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Infinity War is the culmination of a storyline begun in 2012's The Avengers, with Thanos finally coming to Earth in his search for the Infinity Stones. Arriving in February, Ryan Coogler's Black Panther will introduce audiences to the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda, continuing T'Challa's new role as king following Captain America: Civil War.
Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Angela Bassett as Ramonda, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue, and Forest Whitaker as Zuri. The Marvel Studios film arrives in theaters Feb. 16, 2018.
Debuting May 4, 2018, Avengers: Infinity War 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.
(via USA Today)