You can't buy happiness... unless you're a Marvel fan without a ticket for the new Avengers movie.
Since tickets for Avengers: Endgame went on sale last week, fans of the franchise have crashed ticketing sites and even broken the pre-sale first day record, beating Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the top spot.
As with all high demand tickets, they end up on eBay selling at painfully high prices - with one for the AMC theatre in West Orange, New Jersey auctioning at $2,500. However, one keen fan bypassed the auction, choosing to 'Buy It Now' - for a sweet little $15,000.
"It's not about how much we lost, it's about how much we have left."
Tickets are now available for Marvel Studios' #AvengersEndgame, in theaters April 26: https://t.co/h90aWvzX1D pic.twitter.com/4Dz22hRWvQ
- Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) April 2, 2019
Yes, $15,000 for a cinema ticket - I think for that amount I would expect to watch it with the actual cast on the Avengers Base with Captain America serving me popcorn.
There are obviously more reasonable tickets, priced between about $50 and $200 - absolute bargain in comparison. It goes to show truly how much hype there is around the film.
The countdown really is on for the release of Endgame, with the release date set for April 26 in the UK. For those of us counting down the days until we get to finally see the gang of superheroes gather once more, we have had an insight into what the actors behind the characters think about their place within the world's biggest superhero franchise.
In the newly released behind-the-scenes teaser, Robert Downey Jr said: "Infinity War was nuts...but this one is going to be our finest hour".
The actor, who plays Tony Stark, continued: "I can guarantee you that nobody could guess what's gonna happen."
Scarlett Johansson, who plays Black Widow, said: "These are the highest stakes that the Avengers have ever faced." The character is set for her own standalone film in the near future.
Captain America himself, Chris Evans - widely thought to be on his way out of the franchise - adds: "They have actually saved the best stuff for this one."
Journalists were recently treated to a press conference with the cast and it was notably emptier than previous media tours.
The group of reporters crowded in to a room, where a curtain covered the stage. After a quick intro from director Jon Favreau (Lucky from Iron Man), the curtain dropped, the Avengers appeared, minus their fallen brothers and sisters, who were commemorated with empty chairs - like we needed a reminder, guys.
Avengers: Endgame is released on April 25.
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